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7pm PT, October 11, 2020

Delphi Trio at Noe Music Mainstage Concerts

Where: Online

Tickets: $10-$20 

Program: Delphi kicks off Noe Music's Fall 2020 Mainstage season with an exclusive performance from their home at the Noe Valley Ministry. Join us for music by Clara Schumann, Johannes Brahms, and the premiere of a new interactive piece by Danny Clay!

Clara Schumann—Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 17

Danny Clay (Premiere)—Circle Dash: An Animated Musical Adventure Game

Johannes Brahms—Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87

Past

 

8pm, August 28, 2020

San Francisco International Piano Festival

Where: Online livestream

Tickets: Free

Program:

Beethoven 250 - Live!

Allegra performs Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata in E Major, Op. 109.

8:45pm EST, August 28, 2020

Hudson Valley Film Festival

Where: Online livestream link

Warwick Drive-In Movie Theater, 5 Warwick Turnpike, Warwick, NY

Tickets:

Online: $5

In-person: $10/person or $20/car

Program: Screening of Chordless's new music video, The Night in Silence.

7:30pm, May 8, 2020

Chamber Music Corvallis with Delphi Trio

Where: Corvallis, OR

Tickets: Buy here​

Program:  TBD

CANCELED 7:30pm, May 4, 2020

Earplay - Life Cycles

Where: Taube Atrium Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco

Tickets: Buy here​

Program: 

Richard Aldag Songs of Majnūn Leyla (2018) for tenor, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano, and percussion
World premiere

Hyo-shin Na – new work (2020) for oboe, clarinet, viola, and cello
World premiere, Earplay commission

Kaija Saariaho Je sens un deuxième coeur (2003) for viola, cello, and piano

Jen Wang – new work (2020) for flute, clarinet, and violin
World premiere, Earplay commission

CANCELED 2pm, March 28, 2019

Grieg Piano Concerto with Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra, Paul Schrage, conductor

Where: El Campanil Theater, 602 W 2nd St., Antioch

Tickets: $7-$20. Buy here or call (925) 757-9500.

Program: A Nordic Adventure

Nielsen: An Imaginary Journey to the Faroe Islands

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor

Sibelius: Symphony No. 3

CANCELED 7pm, March 29, 2020

Grieg Piano Concerto with Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra, Paul Schrage, conductor

Where: Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek

Tickets: Buy here​ or call (925) 943-7469 (SHOW). Tickets on sale February 2.

Program: A Nordic Adventure

Nielsen: An Imaginary Journey to the Faroe Islands

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor

Sibelius: Symphony No. 3

7:30pm, March 9, 2020

Left Coast Ensemble - Fairytale Pieces

Where: San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Recital Hall, 50 Oak Street, San Francisco

Tickets: $18-$35 Buy here

Program: 

Robert Schumann – Fairytale Pieces, Op. 13

Chris Castro – Coyote Goes to the Sky and Birds of Fortune - Featuring guest storyteller Susan Strauss

Carl Schimmel – Ladle Rat Rotten Hut WORLD PREMIERE

Music illuminates folklore in Schumann's Fairytale Pieces for viola and piano, Chris Castro's musical rendition of myths about Coyote and Old Man Farmer, and Carl Schimmel's Ladle Rat Rotten Hut––a topsy turvy Little Red Riding Hood for the 21st Century. Featuring guest storyteller Susan Strauss

CANCELED 7:30pm, March 8, 2019

Left Coast Ensemble - Fairytale Pieces

Where: Berkeley Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley

Tickets: $18-$35 Buy here

Program: 

Robert Schumann – Fairytale Pieces, Op. 13

Chris Castro – Coyote Goes to the Sky and Birds of Fortune - Featuring guest storyteller Susan Strauss

Carl Schimmel – Ladle Rat Rotten Hut WORLD PREMIERE

Music illuminates folklore in Schumann's Fairytale Pieces for viola and piano, Chris Castro's musical rendition of myths about Coyote and Old Man Farmer, and Carl Schimmel's Ladle Rat Rotten Hut––a topsy turvy Little Red Riding Hood for the 21st Century. Featuring guest storyteller Susan Strauss.

5:30pm, February 16, 2020

Concerts by the Square with Liana Berube, violin, and Robert Howard, cello

Where: 1469 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA

Tickets: Reserve here

Program: TBD

12:30pm, February 11, 2020

Noontime Concerts with Tom Stone, violin, and Laura Gaynon, cello

Where: Old St. Mary's Cathedral, 660 California St., San Francisco, CA

Tickets: Free

Program:

Sergei Rachmaninov: Trio élégiaque in G minor

Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio in C Major, Opus 87

8pm, January 30, 2020

Ensemble Illume at Saratoga Foothill Club

Where: Saratoga Foothill Club

8pm, January 24, 2020

Chordless at Old First Concerts

Where: Old First Concerts, 1751 Sacramento St.

Tickets: $5-$25 Buy here

Program: A duo that is passionate about creating welcoming spaces to explore and appreciate music that has historically been ignored or is brand new, performing a world premiere by Benjamin Pesetsky, along with works by Copland, Messiaen, Strozzi, and more.

7:30pm, January 17, 2020

Santa Rosa Junior College with Delphi Trio

Where: Santa Rosa Junior College, Newman Auditorium, Emeritus Hall

Tickets: $15-$26 Buy here

Program: 
Haydn: Trio in E Major, Hob. XV:28
Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2, Opus 67
Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio in C Major, Opus 87

7:30pm, January 14, 2020

Berkeley Chamber Concerts with Delphi Trio

Where: Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley

Tickets: $30 Buy here

Program: 
Toru Takemitsu: Between Tides
Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2, Opus 67
Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio in C Major, Opus 87

2pm, January 12, 2020

Berkeley Chamber Concerts with Delphi Trio

Where: Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 Cloverdale Blvd., Cloverdale, CA

Tickets: $30 Buy here

Program: 
Toru Takemitsu: Between Tides
Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2, Opus 67
Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio in C Major, Opus 87

November 11-12, 2019

Wunsch New Music Festival with Left Coast Chamber Ensemble
Where: University of Kansas

Program: Works by Melinda Wagner, Mei-Fang Lin, Jennifer Higdon, and Sheila Silver.

October 18-19, 2019

Bard Music West: The World of Grażyna Bacewicz
Where: Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St., San Francisco

Tickets: $30-$50

Program: Curated by artistic directors Allegra Chapman and Laura Gaynon. The first American music festival dedicated to the great, overlooked Polish composer Grażyna Bacewicz. Discover her story in three emceed programs of solo, chamber, and vocal works interweaving narrative and music.

3pm, October 6, 2019

Chordless at San Francisco Music Day
Where: Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco

Tickets: Free

Program: TBD with soprano Sara LeMesh

2pm, August 25, 2019

Delphi Trio at Saint-Gaudens Summer Concert Series
Where: Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park, 19 Saint Gaudens Road, Cornish, NH

Tickets: Free

Program: Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D minor, Bolcom Piano Trio, Beethoven Piano Trio in Eb Major, Op. 1, No. 1

6:30-8:30pm, August 24, 2019

Delphi Trio at West Claremont Center for the Arts
Where: West Claremont Center for the Arts, 133 Old Church Road, Claremont, NH

Tickets: Here

Program: Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D minor, Bolcom Piano Trio, Beethoven Piano Trio in Eb Major, Op. 1, No. 1

3pm, August 9, 10, 11, 2019

GARRETT + MOULTON PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS: FOUR ACTS OF LIGHT & WONDER – An Evening of Dance and Live Music
Featuring Three Premieres, a New Large-Scale Ball Passing Work and 40+ Performers

Where: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

Tickets: $35-$42

Program: Mozart selections for solo piano; Jonathan Russell Twelve Bean Groove Machine and other works for ensemble

12:30pm, July 30, 2019

Noontime Concerts solo recital - "Women Composers Take Center Stage"

Where: Old St. Mary's Cathedral, 660 California St., San Francisco, CA

Tickets: Free

Program: Grażyna Bacewicz: 10 Studies for Piano (selections); Thomas Adès: Three Mazurkas, Op. 27; Frédéric Chopin: Barcarolle, Op. 60; Agata Zubel: Three Miniatures; Grażyna Bacewicz: Sonata No. 2

4pm, July 28, 2019

Solo recital at Old First Church

Where: Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA

Tickets:  $25 general; $5 students

Program: Maria Szymanowska Mazurka in Bb Major; Grażyna Bacewicz: 10 Studies for Piano (selections); Thomas Adès: Three Mazurkas, Op. 27; Frédéric Chopin: Barcarolle, Op. 60; Agata Zubel: Three Miniatures; Grażyna Bacewicz: Sonata No. 2

12:30pm, July 23, 2019

Noontime Concerts

Where: Old St. Mary's Cathedral, 660 California St., San Francisco, CA

Tickets: Free

Program: Robert Schumann Piano Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 47 with Cecily Ward, violin, Tom Stone, viola, and Jessamyn Fry, cello

June 7, 2019

Ensemble Illume at Old First Church

Where: Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA

Tickets:  

Program: Brahms Trio in A minor, Op. 114; Kaija Saariaho Je sens un deuxième coeur 

June 4, 2019

Ensemble Illume at Noontime Concerts

Where: Old St. Mary's Cathedral, 660 California St., San Francisco, CA

Tickets: Free

Program: Brahms Trio in A minor, Op. 114; Kaija Saariaho Je sens un deuxième coeur  

May 20, 2019

Earplay at Herbst Theatre

Where: Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA

Tickets:  at the door

Program: Olly Wilson's Piano Trio

May 11, 2019

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players at SFJazz

Where: SFJazz, 201 Franklin St., San Francisco, CA

Tickets:  https://sfcmp.org/individual-tickets/?eid=26856

Program: Julius Eastman Gay Guerilla for two pianos with Kate Campbell

May 10, 2019

Solo show at 405 Shrader

Where: 405 Shrader St., San Francisco, CA

Tickets:  see Brown Paper Tickets link at http://www.405shrader.com

Program: Beethoven Sonata in E Major, Op. 109; Grażyna Bacewicz Piano Sonata No. 2; Phyllis Chen works for toy piano; Chopin Barcarolle, Op. 60

April 21, 2019

Ensemble Illume at St. Alban's Third Sunday Concert Series

Where: St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 1501 Washington Ave., Albany, CA

Tickets:  

Program: Brahms Trio in A minor, Op. 114; Kaija Saariaho Je sens un deuxième coeur 

April 13, 2019

Ensemble Illume at Sunset Music and Arts

Where: Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, 1750 29th Ave, San Francisco, CA

Tickets:  

Program: Brahms Trio in A minor, Op. 114; Kaija Saariaho Je sens un deuxième coeur 

April 10, 2019

Ensemble Illume at Throckmorton Noontime Concerts

Where: Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley, CA

Tickets:  

Program: Brahms Trio in A minor, Op. 114; Kaija Saariaho Je sens un deuxième coeur 

Sunday, March 31, 2019, 2:30pm

Bard Music West Plays - Games and Revolutions

Where: San Jose - home performance space of Vivian Fung. Address will be made available after purchase.

Tickets:  Pay what you can, suggested minimum of $15. Buy here.

Program: works by Danny Clay, Gabriella Smith, Phyllis Chen, Joseph Haydn, and others

Saturday, March 30, 2019, 1pm

Bard Music West Plays - Games and Revolutions

Where: Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2155 Center St., Berkeley, CA

Tickets:  Free with museum admission.

Program: works by Danny Clay, Gabriella Smith, Phyllis Chen, Joseph Haydn, and others

Saturday, March 29, 2019, 7:30pm

Bard Music West Plays - Games and Revolutions

Where: The Fireside Room of Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto, 505 E Charleston Rd., Palo Alto, CA

Tickets:  Pay what you can, suggested minimum of $15. Buy here.

Program: works by Danny Clay, Gabriella Smith, Phyllis Chen, Joseph Haydn, and others

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 8pm

Bard Music West Plays - Games and Revolutions

Where: Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St., San Francisco, CA

Tickets:  Buy here

Program: works by Danny Clay, Gabriella Smith, Phyllis Chen, Joseph Haydn, and others

Sunday, March 17, 2019, 5pm

Chamber Music with a Twist - salon benefit for Klein International String Competition

Where: Home of Nancy Quinn & Tom Driscoll, San Francisco, CA

Tickets:  Here

Program: TBD musical selections with Klein International String Competition laureate, bassist Will Langlie-Miletich

Thursday, March 14, 2019, 7pm

Michael Morgan Presents at Piedmont Center for the Arts

Where: Piedmont Center for the Arts, 801 Magnolia Ave, Piedmont, CA

Tickets:  coming soon

Program: As Desperation Sets In by Caleb Burhans with Bill Kalinkos, clarinet

Saturday, March 9, 2019

House concert with violinist Anna Pressler

Where: Oakland Hills

Tickets:  NA

Program: works for violin and piano by Johannes Brahms, Lili Boulanger, and Claude Debussy

Saturday, February 16, 2019, 4:30pm (symposium begins at 12:30pm)

UC Berkeley Symposium on Olly Wilson

Where: UC Berkeley, 250 Morrison Hall, Berkeley  

Program: Olly Wilson's piano trio with Anna Presler, violin, and Leighton Fong, cello

POSTPONED

Firesong at Old First Concerts

Where: Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA

Tickets: Buy here. $25 general; $20 senior; $5 student

Program: With Vanessa Langer, soprano, and Elizabeth Talbert, flute. David Coll Refuse Project world premiere; George Crumb Apparition; Olivier Messiaen selections from Harawi; Takashi Yoshimatsu selections from Digital Bird Suite.

Monday, January 14, 2019, 3pm

Santa Rosa Symphony lunch concert with Marie Plette, soprano

Program: Richard Strauss selections

November 8, 2018, 2:30pm - Family House

Where: Family House, 540 Mission Bay Blvd North, San Francisco, CA

Program: Henry Cowell Hymn and Fuguing Tune for viola and piano; other works TBD

September 12, 2018, 12pm - Throckmorton Theater Noon Concerts

Where: Throckmorton Theater, 142 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley, CA

Tickets:  Free

Program: Mozart Sonata in A minor, K. 310/300d, Thomas Ades Three Mazurkas, Op. 27, Beethoven Sonata in E Major, Op. 109

August 17-19th, 2018 - Bard Music Festival

Where: Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Tickets: http://fishercenter.bard.edu/bmf/

Program: Tcherepnin Bagatelles

August 12, 2018 - West Edge Opera Gala with soprano Sara LeMesh

Where: Craneway Conference Center, 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond, CA

Program: György Ligeti - Mysteries of the Macabre; George Crumb - Apparition (selections)

August 7, 2018, 12:30pm - Noontime Concerts

Where: Old St. Mary's Cathedral, 660 California St., San Francisco, CA

Tickets: Free

Program: Mozart Sonata in A minor, K. 310/300d, Thomas Ades Three Mazurkas, Op. 27, Beethoven Sonata in E Major, Op. 109

July 16, 2018 - Quintet Concert with Eusebius Quartet

Where: House concert, Tesuque, New Mexico

Tickets:  

Program: Korngold Piano Quintet and more

May 11, 2018, 7pm - Trio Concert with Jessica Chang, viola, and Laura Gaynon, cello

Where: Concerts at 405 Shrader, 405 Shrader St., San Francisco 

Tickets:  Reserve a seat by emailing 405Shrader@gmail.com

Program: Brahms Trio in A minor, Op. 114; Kaija Saariaho Je sens un deuxième coeur 

 

May 9, 2018, 8pm - Eco Ensemble

Where: Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley

Tickets:  Here

Program: UC Berkeley graduate student composers

April 6-7, 2018 - Bard Music West: The World of Henry Cowell

Where: Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St., San Francisco, CA

Tickets:  check here

Program: TBD

March 2, 2018, 6:30pm - 24x24, presented by the Ross McKee Foundation

Where: McRoskey Mattress Company, 1687 Market Street, San Francisco

Tickets: $20, purchase here

Program: Twenty-four pianists perform the twenty-four Preludes and Fugues from J. S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II. Allegra performs Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 871.

February 25, 2018, 2pm - Hot Air Festival

Where: San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco

Tickets: Free!

Program: Ruben Naeff's Aftermath for piano fourhands

February 17, 2018, 8pm - Live at Mission Blue: Song Recital with Sara LeMesh, soprano

Where: Live at Mission Blue, Mission Blue Center, 475 Mission Blue Drive, Brisbane CA 94005

Tickets: Buy here

Program: Stravinsky Vocalise; Barber Knoxville Summer of 1915; Debussy Ariettes oubliées; Berg Sieben Fruhe Lieder; Ives selections

February 3, 2018, 8pm - Eco Ensemble - Berkeley New Music Project

Where: Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley

Tickets: Check here

Program: New works by UC Berkeley graduate composers Jon Yu, Oren Boneh, and Clara Olivares

November 12, 2017, 4pm - Sunday Musicale at The Bellevue Club

Where: The Bellevue Club, 525 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA

Tickets: (510) 451-1000

Program: Beethoven Sonata in A Major for cello and piano, Op. 69; Marta Ptaszyńska  Moon Flowers; Maria Theresia von Paradis Sicilienne

October 28, 2017, 7:15pm - Groupmuse cello/piano recital

Where: Private residence, Rockridge

Tickets: Reserve a spot:  https://www.groupmuse.com/events/5518-cello-piano-with-laura-allegra-in-rockridge

Program: Beethoven Sonata in A Major for cello and piano, Op. 69; Marta Ptaszyńska  Moon Flowers; Maria Theresia von Paradis Sicilienne

October 21, 2017, 7:30pm - San Francisco Contemporary Music Players

Where: Taube Atrium Theatre, San Francisco

Tickets: http://sfcmp.org/event/oct-21-2017/

Program: Hans Abrahamsen Schnee

August 19th, 2017, 1:30pm - Bard Music Festival: Chopin and the Salon 

Where: Olin Hall, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Tickets: http://fishercenter.bard.edu/bmf/

Program: Maria Szymanowska Mazurka No. 24; Songs by Pauline Viardot and others with mezzo-soprano Monika Krajewska.

August 17th, 2017, 8pm - Bard Music West at Bard Music Festival: Movement, Miniatures, and Mysticism - the Influence of Chopin

Where: Spiegeltent, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Tickets: http://fishercenter.bard.edu/bmf/

Program: Bard Music West presents Movement, Miniatures, and Mysticism at the Spiegeltent. Allegra performs selections from Thomas Adès Mazurkas, György Ligeti Musica ricercata, Agata Zubel Three Miniatures, piano trios by Mikołaj Górecki and Germaine Tailleferre, and Marta Ptaszyńska Moon Flowers for cello and piano. For more information on the program, visit Movement, Miniatures, and Mysticism - the Influence of Chopin

July 16-August 6, 2017 - faculty member at Xi'an International Music Festival

Where: Xi'an, China

Website: More info here.

May 13, 2017, The Refuse Project with Firesong

Where: Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St., San Francisco

Tickets: CNM

Program: George Crumb Apparition; premiere of David Coll Refuse Collection, with soprano Vanessa Langer; Takashi Yoshimatsu Digital Bird Suite with flutist Elizabeth Talbert

This concert made possible by the Zellerbach Family Foundation.

April 19, 2017, 12pm - Music at Noon at Westminster Presbyterian Church, recital

Where: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 N St., Sacramento, CA

Tickets: Free! More info here.

Program:

Chopin Barcarolle, op. 60

Domenico Scarlatti - Sonata in D Major, K. 29, Sonata in D minor, K. 213

Girolamo Frescobaldi - Toccata Seconda from Book I of Toccatas and Partitas

Béla Bartók - selections from Eight Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs and Six Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm

March 17th and 18th, 2017 - Bard Music West 

Where: San Francisco

Tickets: www.bardmusicwest.org/tickets

Program: see bardmusicwest.org

February 9th, 2017 - Firesong Workshop at French American International School

Where: French American International School, 150 Oak St., San Francisco

Program: Selections from George Crumb's Apparition and David Coll's new work Refuse Collection with David Coll, composer and Vanessa Langer, soprano

February 8th, 2017 - Firesong Workshop at the Crowden School

Where: The Crowden School, 1475 Rose St., Berkeley, CA

Program: Selections from George Crumb's Apparition and David Coll's new work Refuse Collection with David Coll, composer and Vanessa Langer, soprano

January 20th, 2017 7:30pm - San Francisco Contemporary Music Players

Where: San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., San Francisco

Program: György Ligeti Chamber Concerto

Tickets: SFCMP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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