2018 Rubin Institute of Music Criticism Schedule

During the Rubin Institute, members of the public are invited to attend select sessions, talks, and concerts. Detailed information regarding these events and ticketing is below.

Thursday, October 25, 2018
Time Event
6 PM

Pre-concert talk: Gary Giddins, critic, author, producer, educator

Joe Henderson Lab, SFJAZZ
Tickets required, inquire at https://www.sfjazz.org/

7

Jazzmeia Horn: A Social Call

Joe Henderson Lab, SFJAZZ
Tickets required, inquire at https://www.sfjazz.org/
 

Selections will be announced from the stage

Friday, October 26, 2018
Time Event
2 PM

Panel discussion: “The Intersection of Classical and Jazz Criticism”

Moderator: John Rockwell, author, critic, formerly of The New York Times
Members of the Writers Panel
Sol Joseph Recital Hall, SFCM
Free, no tickets required

7

Pre-concert talk: Alex Ross, The New Yorker

Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall, SFCM
Free, reservations recommended at https://sfcm.edu/events/international-contemporary-ensemble

8

International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)

Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall, SFCM
Free, reservations recommended at https://sfcm.edu/events/international-contemporary-ensemble
 

Isabel Gleicher, flute
Joshua Rubin, clarinet
Ryan Muncy, saxophone
Rebekah Heller, bassoon
 

ANNA THORVALDSDOTTIR: Sequences (2016)
SETH CLUETT: new work (World Premiere)
MARIO DIAZ DE LEON: Mysterium
WOJTEK BLECHARZ: Small Talks
MICHELE ABONDONADO: Infinitely Ethereal (2018)

Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time Event
7 PM

Pre-concert talk: Anne Midgette, The Washington Post

Davies Symphony Hall
Tickets required, inquire at https://www.sfsymphony.org/

8

San Francisco Symphony

Davies Symphony Hall
Tickets required, inquire at https://www.sfsymphony.org/
 

CRISTIAN MĂCELARU, conductor
Ray Chen, violin
 

ANNA CLYNE: Masquerade
LALO: Symphonie espagnole, Opus 21
KEVIN PUTS: Suite from Silent Night (SFS Commission & World Premiere)
R. STRAUSS: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier, Opus 59

Sunday, October 28, 2018
Time Event
1 PM

Pre-opera talk: Heidi Waleson, Wall Street Journal

War Memorial Opera House
Tickets required, inquire at https://sfopera.com/

2

San Francisco Opera

War Memorial Opera House
Tickets required, inquire at https://sfopera.com/
 

RICHARD STRAUSS: Arabella
Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal

Monday, October 29, 2018
Time Event
10:30 AM

Rubin Institute Closing Remarks and Awards Ceremony

Presentation of the Rubin Prize in Music Criticism
Institute benefactor Stephen Rubin and members of the Writers Panel
Sol Joseph Recital Hall, SFCM
No tickets required