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Saturday, February 27

SF Chamber Music Orchestra Conducted by Michael Morgan
Saturday, February 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
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SF Chamber Music Orchestra Conducted by Michael Morgan
WHAT’S COOL ABOUT THIS EVENING: Tonight, the SFCM orchestra will be led by Michael Morgan, the acclaimed conductor, Music Director of the Oakland East Bay Symphony, Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra, and artistic director of Festival Opera in Walnut Creek, California. This night is eclectic and features music ...

Thursday, March 4

San Francisco Performances Beethoven Concert
Thursday, March 4 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free online.
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San Francisco Performances Beethoven Concert
Thurs, Mar 4, 2021 Thoughtful, timely and full of freshly recorded programs, San Francisco Performances’ Front Row Premium online platform (membership is free with email sign-up) is a free series of four premium handcrafted performances recorded specifically for release on the SFP’s “Front Row Premium” platform. ...

Classical Bach Harpsichord Concert w/ Mahan Esfahani
Classical Bach Harpsichord Concert w/ Mahan Esfahani
Program: J.S. Bach/Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 Following the premiere, this performance will be available to view on demand for three months, from March 5 through June 2, 2021.

Friday, March 12

Mobley’s “The Devil In A Daydream” Virtual Concert Tour 2021
Friday, March 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Sliding scale "Pay what you can" donations
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Mobley’s "The Devil In A Daydream" Virtual Concert Tour 2021
Texas-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mobley announces his 2021 virtual tour to support the upcoming release of his new EP, “Young & Dying in the Occident Supreme,” out Feb. 19, 2021 via Last Gang Records. Mobley recently announced that he is teaming up with notable ...

Saturday, March 13

Taj Mahal & Phantom Blues Band with Special Guest, Jon Cleary
Taj Mahal & Phantom Blues Band with Special Guest, Jon Cleary
Taj Mahal’s first livestream of his series will be a full electric set starring the Phantom Blues Band and special guest Jon Cleary! Quantifying Taj Mahal’s musical significance is impossible but people try anyway. Composer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, multi-GRAMMY® winner, multi-Blues Music Award winner, Blues Hall of ...
SF Chamber Music Orchestra “Music/Motion/Focus”
SF Chamber Music Orchestra "Music/Motion/Focus"
WHAT’S COOL ABOUT THIS EVENING: Tonight’s concert is focused on music and motion—SFCM’s theme for the 2020-21 academic year. Music director Edwin Outwater conducts the SFCM Orchestra, and Alexander Gedeon, emerging stage director who’s worked at LA Opera, San Diego Opera, and with Yuval Sharon at ...

Sunday, March 14

Anita Graef: Classical “Old First Concerts”
Anita Graef: Classical "Old First Concerts"
Anita Graef, cello with Louise Chan, piano Nina Shekhar Cajón (2016) Ángel Villoldo, arr. Teagan Faran El Choclo Robert Schumann Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70 Astor Piazzolla Le Grand Tango (1973) David Baker Sonata for Cello and Piano (1973) Described as “a world class musician” (Galena Gazette) who plays with “high energy ...

Thursday, March 18

SF Performances: Jason Vieaux on Front Row Premium
Thursday, March 18 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE | Online event
SF Performances: Jason Vieaux on Front Row Premium
Thurs, Mar 18, 2021 and ongoing Thoughtful, timely and full of freshly recorded programs, San Francisco Performances’ Front Row Premium online platform (membership is free with email sign-up) is a free series of four premium handcrafted performances recorded specifically for release on the SFP’s “Front Row ...
SF Orchestra One Found Sound Virtual Watch Party “Ocean”
SF Orchestra One Found Sound Virtual Watch Party "Ocean"
The musicians of One Found Sound, SF’s only democratic, conductorless, chamber orchestra, present an interactive virtual watch party bringing the One Found Sound experience to your favorite electronic device! We’re teaming up with videographer Max Savage of Noisy Savage to bring you creative music video ...
“Mitsuko Uchida” Classical Schubert Piano Concert w/ Cal Performances
"Mitsuko Uchida" Classical Schubert Piano Concert w/ Cal Performances
Program: Schubert/Impromptu in A-flat major, D. 935, No. 2 Schubert/Impromptu in C minor, D. 899, No. 1 Schubert/Sonata in G major, D. 894 Following the premiere, this performance will be available to view on demand for three months, from March 19 through June 16, 2021.

Saturday, March 20

“Roots Rising” Livestream Showcase hosted by Taj Mahal
"Roots Rising" Livestream Showcase hosted by Taj Mahal
Roots Rising Showcase feat. some of Taj’s favorite emerging artists! Hosted and curated by legendary blues & roots musician Taj Mahal, the Roots Rising Showcase will feature a collection of Taj’s hand-picked favorite emerging artists performing songs recorded live and exclusively for this final series show. ...
“Notes & Words” UCSF Children’s Hospital Virtual Benefit
Saturday, March 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $100
"Notes & Words" UCSF Children's Hospital Virtual Benefit
Notes & Words, an annual benefit concert for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, brings together musical talent and inspiring storytellers for a unique evening to benefit Bay Area kids. As the current global pandemic demands, Notes & Words will be going virtual this year. Although 2021 will ...

Sunday, March 21

Ives Collective Live Virtual Classical Concert
Ives Collective Live Virtual Classical Concert
The Ives Collective presents powerful live music experiences through fresh and informed interpretations of established masterworks and underappreciated gems. With core members and Artistic Co-Directors Susan Freier and Stephen Harrison, the Collective wants to share their joy in bringing together old friends and new in ...

Saturday, March 27

Taj Mahal & Fantastic Negrito Livestream
Taj Mahal & Fantastic Negrito Livestream
An all-star multi-generational finale duo collaboration with Fantastic Negrito Quantifying Taj Mahal’s musical significance is impossible but people try anyway. Composer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, multi-GRAMMY® winner, multi-Blues Music Award winner, Blues Hall of Fame member and Americana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement award recipient Mahal is one of ...

Sunday, March 28

Junior Bach Festival Honors Concert
Junior Bach Festival Honors Concert
An all-J. S. Bach concert showcasing some of the most talented young musicians in Northern California. Hear J. S. Bach’s music played with great skill and youthful exuberance! Selected through professionally adjudicated auditions, the Festival showcases performers under age 21 who are both technically virtuosic ...

Thursday, April 1

Cal Performances Concert w/ Operatic Voice of Christine Goerke
Cal Performances Concert w/ Operatic Voice of Christine Goerke
Among the most powerful operatic voices of her generation, soprano Christine Goerke has performed as the title role in Strauss’ Elektra at the San Francisco Opera in 2017 and was praised for her performances as Brünnhilde in Wagner’s Ring cycle at the Metropolitan Opera in ...

Friday, April 2

John Rybak + Friends Live Outdoor Music at The Bistro
Friday, April 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Bistro - Hayward
John Rybak + Friends Live Outdoor Music at The Bistro
Come join us as we return with a fun evening of music @ The Bistro in Hayward. They block a lane of Main st. in Downtown Hayward off and set up a stage there. It’s outdoors, outside The Bistro on the corner of B and ...

Saturday, April 3

“Die Fledermaus” Tiny Dorm Concert Opera
Saturday, April 3 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
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"Die Fledermaus" Tiny Dorm Concert Opera
WHAT’S COOL ABOUT THIS EVENING: This performance is dedicated to the memory of Maestro Joel Revzen, who was to guest conduct this year’s spring opera but passed away due to COVID-19. When live performances were canceled last spring due to the pandemic, scenes were then performed during ...

Sunday, April 11

Cece Censor Live Music at Kaleidoscope Coffee
Sunday, April 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaleidoscope Coffee
Cece Censor Live Music at Kaleidoscope Coffee
Cece Censor is a 26 year old singer/songwriter from Southern California. She draws her sound from artists such as Ed Sheeran, Elvis Presley, and Amy Winehouse. She has been writing her own music since her early teens and has experience performing her own solo material ...

Thursday, April 15

Cal Performances Bach Classical Piano Concert Premiere
Cal Performances Bach Classical Piano Concert Premiere
Program: J.S. Bach/The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 Following the premiere, this performance will be available to view on demand for three months, from April 16 through July 14, 2021.

Thursday, April 22

“Jazzmeia Horn” Virtual Jazz Concert w/ Cal Performances
"Jazzmeia Horn" Virtual Jazz Concert w/ Cal Performances
Jazz vocalist Jazzmeia Horn took first place in the 2013 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition and then won the 2015 Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Competition, the highest accolade available to a young jazz musician. Horn’s 2017 debut album, A Social Call, landed in ...

Thursday, May 6

“Bang on a Can” All-Stars Music & Folklore Storytelling
"Bang on a Can" All-Stars Music & Folklore Storytelling
Program: Julia Wolfe/Steel Hammer Bang on a Can All-Stars—New York’s iconoclastic contemporary-music ensemble—performs Steel Hammer, an acclaimed oratorio by the group’s co-founder, Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe. Wolfe creates a musical combination of every version of the traditional American folktale of John Henry, weaving together more than ...

Thursday, May 13

Chopin/Bach Classical Piano Concert w/ Cal Performances
Chopin/Bach Classical Piano Concert w/ Cal Performances
Program: Bach/French Suite No. 2 in C minor, BWV 813 Debussy/Études, Book 1 Chopin/Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20 Chopin/Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 31 Chopin/Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor, Op. 39 Chopin/Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op. 54 Following the premiere, this performance will be ...

Thursday, May 20

“yMusic” w/ Cal Peformances
"yMusic" w/ Cal Peformances
New-music ensemble yMusic boasts an impressive list of collaborators and admirers from across the musical spectrum—artists ranging from Paul Simon and Bill T. Jones to Regina Spektor and Ben Folds. With the instrumentation of string trio, flute, clarinet, and trumpet/horn, the flexible sextet—comprised entirely by ...

Tuesday, June 1

Americana Songwriter Jonathan Foster: Live at Kaleidoscope Coffee
Tuesday, June 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaleidoscope Coffee
Americana Songwriter Jonathan Foster: Live at Kaleidoscope Coffee
On tour, Americana songwriter Jonathan Foster performs solo, acoustic at Kaleidoscope Coffee in Richmond! www.JFMusic.net

Thursday, June 3

Jordi Savall “La Capella Reial de Catalunya” Online Cal Performances Concert
Jordi Savall "La Capella Reial de Catalunya" Online Cal Performances Concert
Program: Monteverdi/Selections from Book 8, Madrigals of Love and War Following the premiere, this performance will be available to view on demand for three months, from June 4 through September 1, 2021.