Clarinet Trios by Beethoven & Brahms

Trio No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 11, ‘Gassenhauer-Trio by Beethoven; Trio in A minor, Op. 114 by Brahms; US Premiere of Sapphische Strophen by Karl Michael KommaRebecca Rust and Friedrich Edelmann have been steadily earning favorable reviews for their adventurous programming, from premiering newly discovered works banned and destroyed by the Nazi regime […]

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Basically British XIII

John Parr returns with the thirteenth in his exquisitely curated Basically British series, highlighting chamber works and songs by British composers. Head of staff at the San Francisco Opera, Parr brings with him several members of the Opera and Ballet Orchestras in a program featuring Frank Bridges Cobbett Competition–winning Phantasie Quartet. Also featured are works […]

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Tanya Vegvary Plescia, pianist and composer

Sonata, Op. 28 ‘Pastoral by Beethoven; Geary Street and Dark Carousel by Tanya Vegvary Plescia; sonatas by Scarlatti and other worksPianist and composer Tanya Vegvary Plescia performs widely throughout California and the western United States, with appearances schedules at the Phillips Collection and the National Gallery in Washington DC. Edward Ortiz of The Sacramento Bee […]

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Robert Howard & Elizabeth Dorman

Pampeana No. 2 by Ginastera; Sonata No. 4 in C major by Beethoven; Phantasiestücke, Op. 73 by Schumann; Sonata for Unaccompanied ‘Cello by KodályA recent graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Elizabeth Dormans playing has been called “as striking for its restraint as for its technical assurance … Dorman is unnervingly precocious” by […]

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Jazzberry Patch

Don Pender, oboist and English horn with the Silicon Valley Symphony and former Deacon of Old First Church, presents his new quintet Jazzberry Patch in a tribute to Cannonball Adderley and Sérgio Mendes, with several bossa novas and sambas on the program.

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