Upcoming Performances

CMS at Classical at the Freight, presented by SF Chamber Orchestra

date: Monday, April 17th

time: 8 p.m.

venue: Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse

address: 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley

more info: www.thesfco.org

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Afternoon Salon Fundraiser

date: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

time: 2:30 VIP admission, 3:30 General admission

location: Ashbury Heights, SF*

*address provided with ticket purchase

tickets on sale now

Many thanks to our 2017 Salon Patron Sponsors: Pamela George, Rupert Scammell, Ann G. Miller, Joyce Schenewerk, Christopher Wiseman, and Jo-Ann Rose

If you can’t attend this special event, you can still support CMS of SF and incredible live chamber music!  To make a tax-deductible donation to us (through our fiscal sponsor, SFFCM), click here: https://sffcm.giv.sh/5bd2

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PAST PERFORMANCES

Brahms G Major Sextet with Jodi Levitz, viola and James Jaffe, cello

date: Saturday, March 11th, 2017

time: 7:30 p.m.

venue: Noe Valley Ministry

address: 1021 Sanchez St, SF 94114

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Brahms G Major Sextet with Jodi Levitz, viola and James Jaffe, cello

date: Sunday, March 12th, 2017

time: 3 p.m.

venue: The home of Cathy and Bill Madison

address: Fulton and Funston, SF

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Family Concert: Meet the String Quartet!

date: Saturday, February 18th, 2017

time: 4 p.m.

venue: Holy Innocents

address: 455 Fair Oaks Street, SF 94110

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Brahms Clarinet Quintet with Steve Sanchez, clarinet

date: Friday, January 27th

time: 7:30 p.m.

venue: Holy Innocents

address: 455 Fair Oaks Street, SF 94110

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Brahms Clarinet Quintet with Steve Sanchez, clarinet

date: Saturday, January 28th, 2017

time: 7:30

venue: House concert in the SF Clocktower Building

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Franck Piano Quintet with Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano

date: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

time: 7:30

venue: Holy Innocents

address: 455 Fair Oaks Street, SF 94110

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Franck Piano Quintet with Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano

date: Friday, October 21st, 2016

time: 7:00

venue: Trinity Lutheran

address: 1323 Central Ave Alameda

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2016 Annual Afternoon Salon Fundraiser

date: Saturday, June 4th, 2016

time: 2:30 VIP admission, 3:30 general admission

tickets: $75 general admission; $125 VIP admission

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House Concert, with Kay Stern guest artist

date: Sunday, April 17th

time: 1:30 p.m. doors, 2:00 p.m. music

venue: Funston Ave between Fulton St and Cabrillo St, SF 94118

Suggested Donation: $15-$25

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Presidio Sessions, with Kay Stern guest artist

date: Friday, April 15th, 2016

time: 6-7:30 p.m.

venue: Presidio Officers’ Club

address: 50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129

free admission

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Listening Series at the Legion of Honor Museum

program: Ravel String Quartet; Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 3; and selections from Debussy String Quartet and other treasured works; selections from Satie Gymnopedies and Gnossienenes

date: Saturday, February 6th, 2016

time: noon

venue: Legion of Honor Museum

address: 100 34th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121

free with the price of museum admission

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SFMusic Day: with guest artist baritone Ben Kazez

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

time: 9:30-10:00 p.m.

venue: Herbst Theater

address: 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco 94102

free admission

more info: http://www.sffcm.org/sfmusic-day/

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Presidio Sessions: with guest artist baritone Ben Kazez

date: Friday, November 6th, 2015

time: 6-7:30 p.m.

program: selections from Dvorak “Cypresses” love song cycle for string quartet, Rameau’s “Puisque Pluton,” Samuel Barber’s “Dover Beach,” selections of Schubert lieder, and Schubert “Rosamunde” String Quartet

venue: Presidio Officers’ Club

address: 50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129

free admission

more info: http://www.sffcm.org/programs-for-musicians/ensembles-in-residence/

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Congregation Ner Tamid: with guest artist baritone Ben Kazez

date: Sunday, November 8th, 2015

time: 7 p.m., reception to follow

program: selections from Dvorak “Cypresses” love song cycle for string quartet, Rameau’s “Puisque Pluton,” Samuel Barber’s “Dover Beach,” selections of Schubert lieder, and Schubert “Rosamunde” String Quartet

address: 1250 Quintara St, SF 94116

free admission (suggested donation $15-25)

ticket reservation: https://www.eventbrite.com

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Presidio Sessions

date: Friday, October 2nd, 2015

time: 6-7:30 p.m.

venue: Presidio Officers’ Club

address: 50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129

free admission

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Presidio Sessions

Program: Haydn String Quartet op. 20, no. 4 and Brahms Piano Quintet in f minor, op. 34 with returning guest artist Keisuke Nakagoshi, pianist

date: Friday, July 24th

time: 6-7:30 p.m.

venue: Presidio Officers’ Club

address: 50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129

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CMSSF Gala

program: Highlights and favorites from the CMSSF’s past two seasons

date: Saturday, June 13th, 2015

time: doors at 3:30, music at 4:00 p.m.

tickets: $50

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Red Poppy Art House

Honoring Our Mothers – Music of Women Composers Past and Present with guest artist Diana Gameros, vocals and guitar

program: Fanny Mendelssohn – String Quartet in E-flat; Florence Price – String Quartet; Caroline Shaw – Entr’acte; Diana Gameros selected songs, arranged my CMSSF

date: Thursday, May 7th, 2015

time: doors at 7 p.m., music at 7:30 p.m.

$15-$25 sliding scale

address: 2698 Folsom Street, SF

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Studio Grand 

Honoring Our Mothers – Music of Women Composers Past and Present with guest artist Diana Gameros, vocals and guitar

program: Fanny Mendelssohn – String Quartet in E-flat; Florence Price – String Quartet; Caroline Shaw – Entr’acte; Diana Gameros selected songs, arranged my CMSSF

date: Saturday, May 9th, 2015

time: doors at 7 p.m., music at 7:30 p.m.

$10-$20 sliding scale

address: 3234 Grand Avenue, Oakland

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Legion Listening Series at the Legion of Honor

Honoring Our Mothers – Music of Women Composers Past and Present with guest artist Diana Gameros, vocals and guitar

program: Fanny Mendelssohn – String Quartet in E-flat; Florence Price – String Quartet; Caroline Shaw – Entr’acte; Diana Gameros selected songs, arranged my CMSSF

date: Sunday, May 10th, 2015

time: 12 noon

free (with price of museum admission)

address: 100 34th Avenue, SF

more info: legionofhonor.famsf.org/calendar

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Noontime Concerts

program: Entr’acte by Caroline Shaw and String Quartet in E-flat Major by Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn

date: Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

time: 12:30 p.m.

free admission; donations appreciated

address: Old St. Mary’s Cathedral 660 California Street, SF

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Neighborhood Performance Project

program: Haydn String Quartet in D Major, op. 20 no. 4 and Beethoven String Quartet in a minor, op. 132

date: Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

time: 5 p.m.

free admission; donations appreciated

address: Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center – 515 Cortland Avenue, SF

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Russian River Chamber Music

with guest artist: Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano

program: Mozart String Quartet in F Major, K590 and Shostakovich Piano Quintet in g minor, op. 57

date: Saturday, September 27th, 2014

time: 7:30 p.m.

address: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church – 209 Matheson Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448

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Community Music Center, SF (Mission District)

with guest artist: Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano

program: Mozart String Quartet in F Major, K590 and Shostakovich Piano Quintet in g minor, op. 57

date: Friday, September 26th, 2014

time: 7:30 p.m.

$10-25 suggested donation

address: 544 Capp Street, SF

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SFMusic Day – presented by San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music

with guest artist: Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano

program: selections from Shostakovich Piano Quintet in g minor, op. 57

date: Sunday, September 21st, 2014

time: 1:30-2 p.m. (but the event is ongoing throughout the weekend with many fantastic groups performing)

free admission

address: San Francisco Conservatory of Music – 50 Oak Street, SF

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San Francisco House Concert*

program: Felix Mendelssohn String Quartet op. 44 no. 2, and Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet No. 4

date: Saturday, April 19th, 2014

time: Doors at 7:00 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m.

$10-$20 suggested donation

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Matinee at The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University (RSVP required)

program: Felix Mendelssohn String Quartet op. 44 no. 2, and Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet No. 4

date: Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

time: 4 p.m., reception to follow

$15 suggested donation

address: 75 Alta Rd, Stanford, CA 94305

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San Francisco House Concert*

program: Philip Glass String Quartet no. 3 “Mishima,” and Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet opus 131

date: Saturday, November 16th, 2013

time: Doors at 7:00 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m.

price: $10-$20 suggested donation

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The Emerald Tablet

program: Philip Glass String Quartet no. 3 “Mishima,” and Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet opus 131

date: Sunday, November 17th, 2013

time: Doors at 2:30 p.m., concert at 3 p.m.

address: 80 Fresno Street, SF

$10-$20 suggested donation

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San Francisco House Concert*

program: Ravel Sonata for Violin and Cello, Beethoven String Trio op. 9, no. 1, Ravel String Quartet

date: Saturday, September 21st, 2013

time: doors at 6:30, concert at 7

$10-$20 suggested donation

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The Emerald Tablet

program: Mozart “Dissonance” and Beethoven op. 132 String Quartets

date: Friday, May 31st, 2013

time: doors at 7:30 p.m., concert at 8 p.m.

where: The Emerald Tablet – 80 Fresno St, SF

$10-$20 suggested donation

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San Francisco House Concert*

program: Beethoven String Quartet op. 132

date: April 7th, 2013

time: 7 p.m.

price: $10 suggested donation