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Sunset Music & Arts Season

2019 Season

Dear Music Lovers,

We are very excited to announce our fifth season with many new and returning artists. The season continues out tradition of strong offerings in solo instrumental performances, vocal recitals, choral music, opera, and jazz/world music  concerts.

Our 2019 season offers concerts throughout the year. We hope that you will join us  and look forward to sharing the joy of music in 2019.

Thank you,
Mathew Chacko & Sally Munro
Directors, Sunset Music & Arts

Read the full review of our concert series in the San Francisco Classical Voice here.

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  1. Recital: Instrumental Series
  2. Recital: Vocal Series
  3. Chamber Music/Ensemble
  4. Choral Music
  5. Opera Gala & Fundraiser
  6. Opera
  7. Jazz/World Music
  8. Community recitals, workshops, and social events
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April/May Concerts

San Francisco Girls Chorus (Level III)

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Date & Time: Friday April 26, 7:30 pm
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students
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Founded in 1978, the San Francisco Girls Chorus is a leading voice in music in the Bay Area and across the nation. Led by Artistic Director Lisa Bielawa and Music Director and Principal Conductor Valérie Sainte-Agathe, the Girls Chorus produces and collab­orates in concerts, recordings and tours that empower young women, expand the field of music for treble voice, and set the standard for the highest level of performance and education. Hundreds of singers ages 5-18 from over 45 Bay Area cities participate in this program, which has won honors including 3 ASCAP awards for Adventurous Programming and five Grammy awards.

Cristobal Selamé

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Date & Time: Saturday April 27, 7:30 pm
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students
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Described as “inspired… every note comes straight from his heart” by Grammy-Award winning artist Sérgio Assad, Chilean guitarist Cristobal Selamé is the only undergraduate to ever win the prestigious Guitar Concerto Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Since then, Selamé has been invited to perform in prestigious guitar festivals, including the Mauro Biasini International Festival and Competition, where he performed the Giuliani Concerto op.30.

San Francisco Renaissance Voices
Passion and Lamentations
Guest Conductor, Don Scott Carpenter

ChurchOfTheHolySepulchre

Date & Time: Sunday April 28, 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
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Each year, the Christian faithful undertake an emotional liturgical journey from the triumphal entry into Jerusalem, through the Last Supper, the Crucifixion, to the moment just before the Resurrection. Music from the liturgies of Holy Week reflects the full range of emotions inspired by the most highly charged week of the Church Year. The music chosen for this concert is sure to move you to your very soul and features Juan Esquivel Barahona’s (c1560-c1625) Requiem, and ethereal In Paradisum, Tomás Luis de Victoria’s (1548-1611) Pange lingua gloriosi and Surrexit pastor bonus, and ending the concert with Gregorio Allegri’s (1582-1652) glorious Miserere.

May

Cuarteto Puentes

Cuarteto Puentes

Date & Time: Saturday May 4, 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students
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Formed in 2015 by four Bay Area dancers/musicians, Cuarteto Puentes is dedicated to performing Argentine Tango music for dancers and audiences of all kinds.

Trio Terme

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Date & Time: Saturday May 11, 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students
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Nina Flyer, cello
Stacey McColley, clarinet
Geoffrey Burleson, piano

Trio Terme was formed last summer at the Interharmony International Music Festival in Italy.  The three performers, all with extensive solo and ensemble experience, were so delighted playing together at Interharmony, that they decided to continue to explore the rich clarinet, cello, piano repertoire.

Spring Vocal Studio Recital

Date & Time: Saturday May 18, 2 p.m.
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $10 General
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A vocal concert featuring students of Corey Head. Music from many styles—opera, art song, musical theater, jazz and popular. Students of all levels will perform for friends, family and the community. Music by Kander & Ebb, Weill, Bach, Debussy, Handel and many others.

Robyn Carmichael (piano)

Robyn Carmichael

Date & Time: Saturday May 18, 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students
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Robyn Carmichael’s distinctive style has defined her concerts in the U.S. and Europe. Her past season included West Coast concerts in Seattle, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, a radio interview on Berkeley’s KPFA-FM “Piano” program, and a CD release with music of Scarlatti, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Schumann, de Falla, Tchaikovsky, Bach-Alkan, and Rachmaninoff.

Her new 2018 season features East Coast and West Coast tours with all-Russian and all-Romantic recitals, including the virtuosic Tchaikovsky-Pletnev Nutcracker Suite, educational concerts with commentary for libraries and grassroots organizations, a unique Chopin project and a program honoring the 200th anniversary of the legendary choreographer Marius Petipa.

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Anniversary Gala and Reception

Sunset Music & Arts, invites you to celebrate its fifth anniversary in a gala concert featuring soloists from the San Francisco Opera Chorus, The program will include favorites from opera and Broadway shows.

Margaret Genovese, soprano
Sally Porter Munro, mezzo-soprano
Colby Roberts, tenor
Jere Torkelsen, baritone
Dr. Bryan Baker, piano

Date & Time: Sunday August 25, 7 p.m.
Venue: 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $30 General, $25 Seniors, $20 Students
A free Gala Reception follows the concert.

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Community Music | Arts Events

We are also excited about launching our, Sunset Community Music | Arts  initiative, where you can enjoy mostly free (occasionally, donations or a small fee may be requested) concerts and programs,  produced and performed by members of the local community. If you are interested in performing as part of this program, please contact us at 415.564.2324 or e-mail us at sunsetmusicarts@gmail.com.

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