Join us in 2017/18 as we celebrate our Tenth Anniversary Season, featuring:

Read the season press release.

Latest review: "Now more than ever, as the U.S. experiences a deja vu of hatred and is poised on the brink of societal unravelling, the potent and timeless messages of survival, love, tolerance and forgiveness contained on this brilliant presentation [E4TT's debut CD, Surviving: Women's Words] need to resonate throughout the world." Lesley Mitchell-Clarke, The Whole Note

Next Concert


Sunday, February 4, 2018, 4:00 p.m. San Francisco
Subscription Concert #2

56x54+Gorecki: strings & things

Featuring: a World Premiere by Call for Scores composer Weiwei Miao (China); Henryk Gorecki's rarely performed Genesis I: Elementi for string trio, Connecting the Dots by Shulamit Ran, Passion Revisited for piano trio by Aleksandra Vrebalov and "Rorrim's Run" (movement 1) for violin and piano by David Garner; West Coast premieres by three Call for Scores composers--Guggenheim Fellow Juliana Hall, Leah Kennedy, and Mike McFerron; also Dave Collins and Joelle Wallach.
#E4TT+Gorecki, #strings&things, #56x54

Composer talks by Weiwei Miao, Leah Kennedy, and David Garner

With guests violinist Ilana Blumberg Thomas and violist Julie Michael

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 O'Farrell St.

Admission: $30/$20 or $20/10 with a season subscription.
Tickets and information

Free noontime preview of selected works at Laney College Music Department, Room G189, 900 Fallon St., Oakland, pending finishing of retrofit in G189.

Congratulations to our 56x54 FIRST CALL FOR SCORES composers , whose works will be performed October 2016-Spring 2019. Read the press release and see/read more about them. Thank you all for sharing your artistry and talent with us!

More information on The "Guernica" Project


Nanette McGuinness, soprano
Dale Tsang, piano
David Garner, composer
Anne Lerner-Wright, season guest cellist

We are grateful for the support of:




* This performance is sponsored in part by a grant from the Ross McKee Foundation.

Ensemble for These Times is honored to be a fiscally sponsored affiliate of the InterMusic SF, a non-profit organization dedicated to small-ensemble music in the San Francisco Bay Area.