2012-13 Anniversary Season: Concerts at St. Mark’s
All concerts are on Sundays at 4:00pm.
Some performances include Musical Conversations at 3:15pm (in November, February and March before the concerts marked below with an asterisk.)
Concert venue: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1111 O’Farrell Street (at Gough), San Francisco, CA. Click here for a map. The March 2013 concert is at Holy Innocents, 455 Fair Oaks St…see below.
October 7, 2012 20th Season Opening PerformanceCatherine Cook and FriendsCatherine Cook, mezzo-soprano │ Jennifer Culp, cello │ Elisabeth Lowry, flute │ Kristin Pankonin, piano
These outstanding artists will perform Ravel’s Chansons madecasses and Jake Heggie’s The Deepest Desire, among other exciting works. Join us for cake and champagne to help us celebrate the beginning of our 20th Anniversary Season!
November 4, 2012* Emerging Artists Concert: The Delphi TrioLiana Berube, violin │ Michelle Kwon, cello │ Jeffrey LaDeur, piano
This up-and-coming piano trio, recent graduates of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, have been taking the Bay Area by storm. Their program will include works by Haydn, Grieg, Dvorak (Op. 65) and Jalbert (1998). Musical Conversations at 3:15pm. (An Osher Inside Out concert)
January 13, 2013Marc Teicholz, guitar │ Ian Swensen, violin
Marc Teicholz, guitar and Ian Swensen, violin, team up to perform a program that features the music of Bartok, Assad, and Giuliani.
Please note, this is a programmatic change. Cellist Tanya Tomkins is regrettably unable to play with Marc Teicholz as planned, due to an injury. However, we are delighted to have award-winning violinist Ian Swensen step in to join Marc.
February 24, 2013*Nils Bultmann, viola │ Stephen Kent, didjeridu │ Charlton Lee, viola
Come hear something quite uncommon: the spectacular combination of viola and didjeridu, in original works by Nils Bultmann. Musical Conversations at 3:15pm. (An Osher Inside Out concert)
March 24, 2013*Artists’ Vocal Ensemble (AVE)We’re delighted to welcome Jonathan Dimmock’s AVE back to our series. They will offer a Bach motet and Mozart Mass accompanied by period instruments. Musical Conversations at 3:15pm. (An Osher Inside Out concert)
This concert will be held at Holy Innocents 455 Fair Oaks, in San Francisco.
April 14, 2013Ives QuartetBettina Mussumeli, violin │ Susan Freier, violin │ Jodi Levitz, viola │ Stephen Harrison, cello
This highly acclaimed string quartet will combine the traditional (Mozart and Tchaikovsky,) with the cutting edge (Lou Harrison’s Quartet Set.)
May 19, 2013 20th Anniversary Gala – “A Musical Feast”Mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade, soprano Lisa Delan, and tenor William Burden are joined by pianist/composer Jake Heggie, violinist Dawn Harms, and cellist Emil Miland, for a dazzling program that includes the world premiere of Heggie’s new song cycle, “From the Book of Nightmares.”
Featuring a silent auction, gorgeous music and lovely food, wine and champagne, this is an event you won’t want to miss. Come celebrate our 20th Season finale.
For more information about special events call 415-648-5236.