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2018 Season

Welcome to our 2018 Season!

We are happy to announce our exciting 2018 Season with many new artists and several returning artists. The 2018 season continues our ambitious programming from 2017 with a variety of genres of music including our strong offerings in classical music, coupled with several jazz concerts and a concert of folk music. Read more about our 2018 Season here.

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2018 Season

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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/Folk
  8. Community recitals, workshops, and social events

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Anniversary Gala and Reception

AnniversaryGalaSunset Music & Arts, invites you to celebrate its fourth anniversary in a gala concert featuring soloists from the San Francisco Opera Chorus, accompanied by Dr. Bryan Baker. 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

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Coming up in June, July, and August

Folias Duo

Date & Time: Saturday June 23, 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco, CA
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students

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Andrew Bergeron and Carmen Maret are performers, composers, educators and entrepreneurs from Grand Rapids, Michigan known as the Folias Duo. The Folias Duo’s fifteen year performer/composer collaboration has taken this nomadic husband and wife duo to stages throughout the United States and around the globe including Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Italy, Portugal, Argentina, and Chile. They have a fearless approach to developing new original compositions for flute and guitar, an expertise for arrangements of Argentine tango, and a passion for South American folk.

A Piano Journey Through Latin-America

Date & Time: Saturday July 7, 5 p.m.
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco, CA
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students

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Husband and wife Latin American pianists William Villaverde and Fabiana Claure present a musical program entitled “A Piano Journey Through Latin America”. Works include Bolivian Cuecas, Brazilian tangos, Cuban classical and jazz-inspired music, an original Latin-jazz composition, and a 4-hands piano arrangement of Piazzolla’s Tango Suite. Having been together for 20 years as a couple and on stage, this dynamic duo will engage audiences through piano music and story-telling, taking them through an exciting journey of diverse cultural influences, historical context, and musical reflection.

Sing Out Strong! What the world needs now … is Love

Date & Time: Saturday July 28, 4 p.m.
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco, CA
Tickets: Free Admission

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What the world needs now

Sing Out Strong! is a group of talented singers who love to share their joy of singing. Coming from all walks of life and from varied San Francisco neighborhoods, the singers share a belief that making music together is not only wonderful fun but helps maintain good health as well. The 16-member ensemble was founded in 2017 by its director Ellaine Jerome, a UC graduate in music, and accompanist Betty Fujimoto, a classically trained and treasured San Francisco pianist. Ensemble members also showcase their talents on guitar and banjo for selected songs.

Piano Quartets by Mozart and Brahms

Date & Time: Saturday August 18, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Venue: 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students

Mozart Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat Major, K. 493
Brahms Piano Quartet No. 1 in in G minor, Op. 25

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Piano Quartets by Mozart and Brahms

Mozart’s Così fan tutte

Date & Time: Saturday August 25, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Venue: 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $25 General, $20 Seniors/Students

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Così fan tutte

Bay Shore Lyric Opera presents Mozart’s delightful opera Così fan tutte. A hilarious farce, Così fan tutte revolved around a bet made among three men; Don Alfonso, the older and more cynical of the bunch, bets Ferrando and Guglielmo that he can prove that their girlfriends, Fiordiligi and Dorabella, are unfaithful like all women. Don Alfonso, with the help of Despina, the girls’ maid, sets up the plot to pretend to send the men off to war, but then disguise them as “Albanians” in the attempts to seduce the other man’s girlfriend. After many comical struggles, and absurd tricks, Despina and Alfonso succeed in duping the quartet and putting the two couples into situations where they are forced to decide. Both girls agree to marry the “Albanians,” and Fiordiligi and Ferrando have appeared to have fallen in love, when it is announced that their old boyfriends have returned home. The men reveal themselves, and the ladies ask for their forgiveness. Alfonso wins the bet and gloats, hoping that they have all learned their lesson.

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2016 Community Music | Arts Events

We are also excited about launching our brand new initiative, Sunset Community Music | Arts,” 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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