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SEPTEMBER
30
2018

Sunday, September 30, 2018, Time TBD, San Francisco

SF Music Day
Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco

"Die eichne Tuer" by David Garner
McGuinness and Lerner-Wright with guests Laura Reynolds , English horn Ilana Blumberg, violin, and Xin Zhao, piano

Admission free

OCTOBER
19
2018

Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:00 p.m., San Francisco

Emigres & Exiles in Hollywood
405 Shrader Concerts, San Francico


Korngold, Previn, Tansman, Toch, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and Schoenberg.

McGuinness and Lerner-Wright with guest pianist Xin Zhao

#Emigres&Exiles #E4TTGoestotheMovies

Space limited. RSVP required at 405shrader.com

McGuinness, Lerner-Wright and guest pianist Xin Zaho

OCTOBER
20
2018

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Emigres & Exiles in Hollywood
Berkeley Piano Club, 2724 Haste St., Berkeley


Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Korngold, Previn, Rozsa, Schoenberg, Tansman, Toch, Waxman, and Weill
#Emigres&Exiles, #E4TTGoestotheMovies

McGuinness, Lerner-Wright, and guest pianist, Xin Zhao

Admission: $30/$15/$5 Tickets and information

NOVEMBER
2018

Emigres & Exiles in Hollywood on Tour

Saturday, November 17: Lecture-Recital at LAMOTH
Sunday, November 18: Concert and panel discussion at UCLA

Los Angeles, CA

JANUARY
26
2019

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

56x54: But Wait! There's More!
Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St., San Francisco


A program of short contemporary works:

Call for Scores works by Jerry Casey, Scott Etan Feiner, Derek Jenkins, Sam Krahn, Melanie Mitrano, Loretta Notareschi, Carlos dos Santos, and Dan Senn

Works by Tamar Diesendruck, Missy Mazzoli, Shulamit Ran, Elena Ruehr, Laura Schwendinger, Sarah Kirkland Snider

Plus excerpts from "Cinq Homages" by E4TT composer David Garner

McGuinness and Lerner-Wright with guests violinist Ilana Blumberg Thomas, violist Julie Michael, and pianist Xin Zhao


Admission: $15/$10/$5 Tickets and information

APRIL
6
2019

Friday, April 6, 2019, 7:30 p.m., San Francisco

The Film Noir Project
Osher Hall, SFCM, 50 Oak St., San Francsico


Four commissions by David Garner (for solo cello), Lennie Moore, Aleksandra Vrebalov (solo piano), and Polina Nazaykinskaya (cello and piano).

Plus the winner of the "Best Sound Track for a Film Noir Clip Student Competition, "Noir Vignettes" for cello and piano by Stacy Garrop, and songs by award-winning film noir composer Franz Waxmanand Call for Scores composer Justin Merritt.

Images by the Digital Giraffe

A Co-production with MaryClare Brzytwa and the SFCM Technical and Applied Composition Department

A special musical preview at the Mechanics' Institute CinemaLit Film Series, March 29, 6 p.m. 57 Post St, SF.

#FilmNoirProject #E4TTGoestotheMovies

Garner and Brzytwa will speak, with a special surprise guest appearance.

McGuinness, Lerner-Wright, and guest pianist Xin Zhao

Admission: FREE
Reservations and information

Friday, March 29, 6 p.m., A Special Preview at the Mechanics' Institute CinemaLit Film Series

Additional FREE PREVIEW in SF, TBA
June
5
2019

Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 12 p.m. Mill Valley

Music for Spain (from The "Guernica" Project)
Throckmorton Concerts, 142 Throckmorton, Mill Valley

Selections from E4TT's exciting call-and-response 2017 program, "The Guernica Project," featuring works by Call for Scores composer Jeffrey Hoover, and Spanish composer Mercedes Zavala as well as by E4TT's award-winning composer, David Garner PLUS "Four Last Songs" by Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909) and selected songs from "Siete canciones populares espanoles" by Manuel de Falla (1876-1946).


McGuinness, Lerner-Wright, and guest pianist Karen Rosenak

Admission: FREE

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