Friday, February 04, 2011

Hot Air Music Festival This Sunday

Yes, opposite the Super Bowl! Wouldn't you rather hear some great contemporary and new music? For free? With lower blood pressure, too!

Hot Air is at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St. at Van Ness Avenue in Civic Center. Directions are here.

Again, the lineup!

1:00pm             Reception, meet-and-greet with performers and festival organizers Matthew Cmiel and Kelsey Walsh in Room 512
1:45                  Triumphant Digitally Synthesized Fanfare To Hot Air Music Festival by Red Bennett
2:00                  Michael Gordon’s Industry, Lou Harrison’s Concerto for Violin and Percussion and Osvaldo Golijov’s Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind in the Recital Hall
3:00                  Paul Bergel’s Winchester House of Mystery Suite and George Crumb’s Vox Balaenae in the Recital Hall
3:30                  Reception, meet-and-greet with performers, including the Mobius Trio and the Delphi Piano Trio (pending confirmation) in Room 512
4:00                  Music by Matthew Cmiel, John Russell, Derrick Spiva, Jr. and Christopher Porter in the Recital Hall
5:00                  Music by Louis Cruz, Pantawit Kiangsiri, Pierre Jalbert and David Gottlieb in the Concert Hall
                        Music by Anthony Porter, Luciano Chessa, Harry Whitney and Alden Jenks in the Recital Hall
6:00                  Music by Devon Farney and Stephen Hartke in the Concert Hall
                        Music by Clayton Moser, Aaron Pike and David Lang’s Little Match Girl Passion in the Recital Hall
7:00                  Louis Andriessen’s Worker’s Union and Steve Reich’s Six Pianos in the Concert Hall
8:00                  Samuel Adams’ Tension Study No.1, Arvo Paert’s Spiegel im Spiegel and Dan Becker’s Gridlock in the Concert Hall
9:00                  Kajia Saariaho’s Pres and John Adams’ The Dharma at Big Sur in the Concerto Hall

There will be a TV available for watching the Super Bowl, too. 

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