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  1. Season Announcement 2021

Season Announcement 2021

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Music and emotion text

This spring, students are highlighting the ways music moves us with socially distanced performances for all to view online. The 8 concerts below are expertly filmed to give you an

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until we can welcome you again in person.

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All performances and schedule subject to change pending approval from the City of San Francisco.

 
SFCM RJAM Side by Side with SF Jazz

RJAM SIDE-BY-SIDE

emotion boost: Duke Ellington, Marvin Gaye, Billie Holiday, Stevie Wonder, and other legends inspire new student compositions performed side-by-side with jazz faculty superstars.

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SFCM ORCHESTRA

emotion boost: Emotion Boost: Michael Morgan leads the students in pieces by Silvestre Revueltas, Jacques Ibert, and Adolphus Hailstork, the latter featuring violist Dimitri Murrath, Chair of String and Piano Chamber.

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SFCM ORCHESTRA

emotion boost: Music Director Edwin Outwater, stage director Alexander Gedeon, and students collaborate on a performance of Julius Eastman’s “Stay on It.”

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SFCM student performing Opera

DIE FLEDERMAUS

emotion boost: Johann Strauss II’s classic opera, abridged and pre-filmed (with social distancing) for the virtual era.

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CHAMBER MASTER CLASS

emotion boost: Owen Dalby, international acclaimed soloist and member of the St. Lawrence String Quartet performs and works with SFCM students.

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SFCM ORCHESTRA

emotion boost: Alasdair Neale the Music Director of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Sun Valley Music Festival (SVMF) and Marin Symphony is conducting, leads students in a program of music by Hannah Kendall, Beethoven, and Stravinsky.

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RADIO OPERA EXTRAVAGANZA

emotion boost: Emotion Boost: A one-act opera hearkens back to the 1920s with a story composed to be listened to and not seen, just like your favorite podcast.

 
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GLENN GOULD HOMAGE

emotion boost: Music Director Edwin Outwater hosts a virtual performance and discussion inspired by the pianist’s unique recordings of Bach’s Goldberg Variations.

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We hope we’ll be able to welcome audiences back to campus in person,
including to three new concert venues at the Bowes Center.

 
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View full list of all performances during the 2020-2021 academic year >>
Read the full plan for safety and a hybrid online and in-person learning model >>

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