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Sunset Music & Arts Season

Announcing the 2021-2022 Season

Sunset Music and Arts is thrilled to announce the programs for our 2021-2022 season. Our season will resume in September 2021 and run through December 2022. We are excited to welcome you, post-pandemic, to a celebrate the return of live music in our beautiful space. We will be taking all necessary precautions (as per City and State guidelines) to ensure that the experience is a healthy and safe environment for the audience, our esteemed artists, and our staff.

The 2021-2022 season will feature artists from throughout the Bay Area, as well as national and international artists. Our opening weekend will feature The Klezmer-Jazz Project with the New York based Alon Nechushtan Jazz Quartet on Saturday September 18. You can view the entire season calendar here.

We look forward to welcoming you at one or more of our concerts in the near future.

Sunset Music and Arts – Incarnation Episcopal Church

Health and Safety – Masks and Proof of Vaccination Required

In accordance with health and safety guidelines from the City and County of San Francisco, a face covering is required for all concerts at Incarnation Episcopal church and must be worn at all times. Face masks must completely cover nose and mouth and have ear loops or similar to hold in place. Gaiters and bandanas are not acceptable.

In addition, proof of vaccination is required to attend the concert. Please bring a copy of your vaccination (either a paper copy or digital copy) for admittance into the venue. Children under 12 are exempted from the vaccination requirement. Please click here for full details.

September 2021

Saturday September 25 2021, 7:30 p.m.
Buy Tickets $25/$20

Wendy Loder, violin
Odin Mitaine, violin
Meg Eldridge, viola
Joel Cohen, cello
Jeanette Wilkin Tietze, piano

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October 2021

Saturday October 16 2021, 7:30 p.m.
Buy Tickets $25/$20

Hailed by the New York Concert Review as “a sensitive player,” Liana Paniyeva has won prizes in numerous competitions internationally and has performed at festivals in Norway, Hungary, Austria, Canada, England, Italy, South Africa, and Israel. Her recitals have taken her to Carnegie Hall, legendary Worcester’s Mechanics Hall, the Myra Hess Concert Series in Chicago, to note highlights.

Ms. Paniyeva has been a prizewinner in numerous international competitions including: “Iowa International Piano Competition in 2015”, “George Gershwin International Competition in 2019,” Grand Prize at the “Metropolitan International Piano Competition”, “in Memory of E. Gilels,” “Music World” in Italy, the Cargill Foundation Prize in the 2014 Scottish International Piano Competition in Glasgow, prize in memory of Bracha Eden for a most impressive performance during the competition “The Voice of Music, Jerusalem.” Liana is a winner of the American Prize 2021. Her solo recital in 2016 at the Myra Hess Concert Series in Chicago was broadcast live on WFMT Radio.

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Saturday October 23 2021, 5 p.m.
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International guitar soloist Lyle Sheffler began playing classical guitar at the age of seven and made his first public appearance at the age of eight. Acclaimed for his artistry, warm tone, and captivating programs, he has played at such esteemed venues as Carnegie Hall, Freight & Salvage Stadium, the Tilles Center, and the Hanoi Opera House, as well as numerous other concert halls around the globe. In addition to solo recitals, Lyle has performed as a concerto soloist with orchestras with Joaquin Rodrigo’s “Fantasia para un Gentilhombre” and Antonio Vivaldi’s Guitar Concerto in D Major.

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Saturday October 30 2021, 7:30 p.m.
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Frank Huang is a Steinway Artist and currently serves as an Associate Professor of Piano at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Previously, he was a faculty member at The College of Wooster and The Cleveland Institute of Music. Described by New York Concert Review as a “thoughtful and accomplished performer” and that his playing was “impressive for its maturity and refinement,” Mr. Huang has gained international recognition for his artistry and technical command. Huang’s recordings can be found on the Centaur Records and Nimbus Alliance labels.

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November Calendar

Month by Month

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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