Apr
28
2:00 PM14:00

Amaranth Quartet Plays Kronos' "Fifty for the Future"

Amaranth Quartet returns to this year’s Kronos Festivalto highlight Kronos’ commitment to younger generations of string quartets with a performance of select works from Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire. The program includes music by Trio Da Kali’s Fodé Lassana Diabaté, Rhiannon Giddens, Garth Knox, Nicole Lizée and Aleksandra Vrebalov. Launched in 2015, Kronos’ Fifty for the Future is an education and legacy project that is commissioning – and distributing for free – the first learning library of contemporary repertoire for string quartet. The local quartet embodies the ethos of Kronos’ Fifty for the Future through their commitment to commissioning new music for string quartet and working with grade school students across the US.

 

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Mar
4
11:00 AM11:00

Amaranth Quartet @ 48 Pillars

Arc Gallery will be hosting the Amaranth Quartet in an intimate concert in conjunction with our "48 Pillars" exhibition. A light brunch will be served with breakfast empanadas, coffee and tea. Advance ticket purchase guarantees you a seat in the gallery. 

Program:

-Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor
-Garth Knox: Satellites
-Aleksandra Vrebalov: My Desert, My Rose

Tickets: 

$25 - Adults

$10 - Under 18 

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3340927

https://www.facebook.com/events/2026258780985598/

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Mar
2
7:00 PM19:00

POP UP Chamber Concert

POP UP Chamber Concert

The members of OFS present a *one night only* POP UP chamber concert party at a new secret location in the Mission in SF!
*exact location will be emailed to ticket holders the night before the event*

Friday, March 2, 2018

Party starts at 7:00 PM
Music at 7:30 PM

Featuring wind and string selections from  Felix Mendelssohn, Gyorgy Ligeti, and Jean Francaix

!!BYOB!!
***PRE-SALE TICKETS ONLY NO DOOR TICKETS AVAILABLE**

Agape is an intentional living community in an old historic Victorian in the mission district of SF. They're big on “leave no trace” and “shoes off”, and they have two cats that will enjoy the show alongside MEW!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pop-up-chamber-concert-tickets-43142240603

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Dec
16
2:00 PM14:00

Winter Dreams: A Family Holiday Concert

250 iSing singers raise their voices in song at our annual holiday concert at the beautiful Mission Santa Clara. Joining us for this festive celebration of traditional carols and holiday favorites will be our friends, the Amaranth Quartet. Featured choirs: Melodics (2pm performance only), Harmonics, Prephonics, Polyphonics, HD. 

Two performances:
Saturday, December 16, 2pm & 4:30pm
Mission Santa Clara
Tickets: $25–$50; Student tickets: $10

http://isingsv.com/

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Nov
16
8:00 PM20:00

Composers, Inc: Remember November

Peter Knell
Intimate Voices for string quartet
Suzanne and Lee Ettelson Composer’s Award 2017

Frank La Rocca
Precipice for string quartet

Ursula Kwong-Brown
Reflections on Rothko for viola and electronics

Arthur Kreiger
Companion Stars for soprano saxophone and electronics

P.Q. Phan
Rough Trax for oboe and alto saxophone

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Nov
5
4:00 PM16:00

Amaranth on Amaranta

  • 4090 Amaranta Avenue Palo Alto, CA, 94306 United States (map)
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Enjoy an afternoon of classical music with Amaranth Quartet!

Program: 

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat major, Op. 74

I. Poco adagio Allegro
II. Adagio ma non troppo
III. Presto
IV. Allegretto con variazioni

*Intermission*

Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F Major

I. Allegro moderato
II. Assez vif, très rythmé
III. Très lent
IV. Vif et agité


The concert will be followed with refreshments and a meet & greet with the musicians.

Tickets available here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3099508

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May
13
8:00 PM20:00

!BAMM!

  • First Congregational Church of Berkeley (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ursula Kwong-Brown
[new work]
Matthew Paul Finnigan Commissioning Award
Amaranth String Quartet

Aaron Gervais
Shit Around the World
A/B Duo

Alyssa Weinberg
Parallels
Suzanne and Lee Ettelson Composer’s Award
Amaranth String Quartet

Frank La Rocca, Ryan Rey, Allen Shearer, Nicholas Vasallo
[new work jointly composed by Composers, Inc.’s Artistic Directors]
Elevate Ensemble

Gabriela Lena Frank
Leyendas
Amaranth String Quartet

TBD Winner, !BAMM! Student Composers Competition winner
[new work]
Performers TBA

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Apr
29
6:30 PM18:30

One Found Sound: Gala 3.0 LUX

One Found Sound presents our third annual gala: LUX

Music by Tallis, Mansell, Adams, Whitacre, Debussy, and Haydn

Food by Chef Tim Luym

Featuring Symmetry Labs' Sugar Cubes as an interactive light show!

Get your tickets now and support your favorite local music group <3

We can't wait to share this one night only special event with you!

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gala-30-lux-tickets-31053863943

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Apr
21
6:00 PM18:00

Presidio Sessions

Joseph Haydn -- Op. 33 No. 3, "The Bird"

Sahba Aminikia -- The Wind Will Blow Us Away

Haley Shaw -- Visceral Studies

Claude Debussy -- String Quartet in G minor

 

Free admission!

http://www.sffcm.org/concerts/presidio-sessions/amaranth-quartet/

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Mar
9
7:00 PM19:00

Greek Chamber Music Project

  • Knuth Hall, Creative Arts Building, San Francisco State University (map)
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Program:

Mikis Theodorakis - Sextet for Piano, Flute, String Quartet
Thanos Ermilios - Greek Songs
John Psathas - Island Songs
Petros Sakelliou - Ironic Dance Suite (US premiere)

Collaborators include: 
Ellie Falaris Ganelin, flute
Elektra Schmidt, piano
Schuyler Karr, bass

Free admission

Presented by: San Francisco State University Modern Greek Studies Department

https://lca.sfsu.edu/events/2017-03-10-030000/815623

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Mar
5
1:30 PM13:30

Hot Air Music Festival

  • San Francisco Conservatory of Music (Osher Salon) (map)
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Now in its EIGHTH year, the Hot Air Music Festival is a student-organized new music marathon that focuses on world premieres and collaborations by young composers and performers as well as music written in the past 50 years.

Program:

Sahba Aminikia - The Wind Will Blow Us Away
Haley Shaw - Visceral Studies
Jodie Rottle - Signature

Free admission

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Mar
4
2:00 PM14:00

San Carlos Eclectic Music Festival

In partnership with the Friends of the San Carlos Library, San Carlos Library is hosting the third annual San Carlos Eclectic Music Festival--a series of five diverse contemporary classical and folk music performances.

Featuring works by Sahba Aminikia & Bela Bartok; world premieres by Haley Shaw and Jodie Rottle


Free admission

https://www.sfcv.org/event/san-carlos-library/amaranth-quartet-san-carlos-eclectic-music-festival

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Feb
4
2:00 PM14:00

Kronos Festival 2017: Here and Now

This year’s festival will highlight the ingenious and arresting work of Iranian-American composer and San Francisco resident Sahba Aminikia, who will serve as the festival’s artist-in-residence. Amaranth Quartet, Delphi Trio, and Mobius Trio, three of the Bay Area’s most impressive young ensembles to come out of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, will survey four of his emotionally poignant and musically rich works. This intimate concert will feature diverse works for solo piano, piano trio, string quartet, and guitar, and concludes with an informal conversation with Aminikia.

General Admission / Joe Henderson Lab

Tickets: $20 // Buy tickets >

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Dec
17
2:00 PM14:00

PEACE, A FAMILY HOLIDAY CONCERT

250 girls of the iSing Girlchoir come together for the annual holiday concert at the beautiful Mission Santa Clara. Join us for this festive and joyful evening of music, featuring traditional carols and holiday favorites. Featured choirs: Melodics, Harmonics, Prephonics, Polyphonics & HD. Melodics is featured in the 2PM performance only.

Now offering two performances!

Saturday, December 17, 2PM and 4:30PM

Mission Santa Clara

Tickets: $25–$50

http://isingsv.com/calendar/2016/8/16/peace-a-family-holiday-concert

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Dec
10
7:30 PM19:30

Adoration & Celebration: Bach and More

PEV offers its trademark blend of traditional and contemporary of music for the holiday season, together with Amaranth String Quartet. At the center of the program are several Baroque gems: The third cantata from J.S. Bach’s glorious Christmas Oratorio, select Christmas interpolations from Bach’s Magnificat, and Heinrich Schutz’s rarely heard storytelling masterpiece, “The Story of the Birth of Jesus Christ.” The Gloria by Sonoma county composer John Maas brings the musical celebration home to the Bay Area, along with other contemporary and traditional works.

http://pacificedgevoices.org/concerts/?event_id4=22

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Dec
9
8:00 PM20:00

One Found Sound 4:2

One Found Sound is a conductorless, collaborative chamber orchestra on a mission to break down the barriers of the classical music stigma; to bring it back to its glory days of boisterous audiences and the thrill of discovering something new with each note.

George Enescu | Dectet for Winds, Op. 14

Aaron Copland | Quiet City

   Jesse Barrett, english horn and Brad Hogarth, trumpet

Zoltan Kodaly | Dances of Galanta

 

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