Tuesday, September 27, 2011

BluePrint New Music Series

What a great season; the Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall is at the SF Conservatory of Music, conveniently located on Van Ness Avenue near Davies and the Opera House:

Nicole Paiement, artistic director/conductor

North and South
Saturday, October 22, 8 p.m.                                                                                          Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall
Pre-concert talk at 7:15 p.m.
  • John Harbison North and South; Great Gatsby (excerpt)
  • Kurt Rohde Violin Concertino with Axel Strauss, violin
  • Erwin Schulhoff Concert for Piano and Small Orchestra with Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano

Musical Humors: Discover Philippe Hersant                                                             Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall
Saturday, November 19, 8 p.m.
Pre-concert talk at 7:15 p.m.
  • Philippe Hersant Musical Humors with Jodi Levitz, viola (American premiere)
  • Philippe Hersant Songlines
  • Philippe Hersant Psaume 130 and Wanderung with Conservatory Chamber Choir, Ragnar Bohlin, director
  • Philippe Hersant Sonate pour violoncello with Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello
  • Philippe Hersant 11 Caprices with Tom Stone and Cecily Ward of the Cypress String Quartet

SPECIAL EVENT: John Harbison The Great Gatsby                                              Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Friday-Saturday, February 10-11,  8 p.m.; Sunday, February 12, 2 p.m.
  • Ensemble ParallĂ©le presents John Harbison’s The Great Gatsby (premiere of re-orchestration for chamber ensemble by Jacques Desjardins)

Anosmia                                                                                                                               Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall
Saturday, March 3, 8 p.m.
Pre-concert talk at 7:15 p.m.
  • Neil Rolnick Anosmia (Hoefer Prize winner)
  • Stefan Cwik Eight Miniatures for Chamber Ensemble
  • Philip Glass Harpsichord Concerto featuring Christopher Lewis

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