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PAST CONCERTS

JUNE
11
2017

Sunday, June 11, 2017, 3:00 p.m. Los Altos

The Jewish Music & Poetry Project

Congregation Beth Am 26790 Arastradero Rd., Los Altos

Works by Derek Bermel, Erich Korngold Kurt Weill, David Garner, Gyorgy Justus, Lajos Delej, Sandor Vandor, and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco

McGuinness, Tsang, and cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

Information: 650 493-5661

JUNE
4
2017

Sunday, June 4, 2017, 4:00 p.m., San Francisco

Old First Concerts 1751 Sacramento St., San Francisco

56x54 Redux: The Second Call For Scores Concert

One World Premiere: by Justin Henry Rubin
Four U.S. Premieres:Eden Lonsdale, Daniel Mehdizadeh, Alexander Skripko, and Martyna Kosecka's "Nepheles,"commissioned & premiered by E4TT in Krakow in 2016
Three West Coast Premieres: Molly Joyce, Stephen Mitton and Christopher Wicks
Works by Grace Xu Schott, and San Francisco composer Alden Jenks

Pre-concert composer talk at 3:30 by composers Alden Jenks and Christopher Wicks.

McGuinness, Tsang, and cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

Tickets ($5-23): 415-474-1608 or Old First Concerts

APRIL
8
2017

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 7:30 p.m. San Francisco

Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez, San Francisco

The "Guernica" Project

WORLD PREMIERE of an exciting new call-and-response commission by E4TT 2016 Call for Score composer Jeffrey Hoover, “Guernica,” along with 2016 Call for Scores works by Spanish composers Mario Carro and Mercedes Zavala,as well as a second work by Hoover ("Burning Giraffe"), plus “Death with Interruptions,” by Grammy-nominated composer Derek Bermel and "Albeniz" (from "Cinq Hommages") by E4TT's award-winning composer, David Garner, with images provided by the Museo de la Paz de Gernika and traditional Basque dance by the Zazpiak Bat Dance Group .

This concert is supported in part by a grant from the the Ross McKee Foundation

Guest violinist Dawn Harms, McGuinness, Tsang, and cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

Admission $25/$15 in advance; $30/$20 at the door

Downloadable Guernica Poster

Information and tickets

APRIL
2
2017

Maybeck Studio, 1537 Euclid Ave., Berkeley

The "Guernica" Project: Preview

PREVIEW of an exciting new call-and-response commission by E4TT 2016 Call for Scores composer Jeffrey Hoover, “Guernica,” along with 2016 Call for Scores works by spanish composers Mario Carro and Mercedes Zavala as well as a second work by Hoover ("Burning Giraffe"), plus “Death with Interruptions,” by Grammy-nominated composer Derek Bermel.

This concert is supported in part by a grant from the the Ross McKee Foundation

Guest violinist Dawn Harms, McGuinness, Tsang, and cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

Suggested donation $20

Downloadable Guernica Poster

Information and Tickets

JANUARY
27
2017

Friday, January 27, 2016, 6:00-7:30 p.m. San Francisco

Presidio Officer's Club, 50 Moraga Ave., San Francisco

Presidio Sessions

Selections from E4TT’s 2016 award-winning CD “Surviving: Women’s Words,” submitted for the 59th Grammy Awards, new arrangements from Franz Waxman's "The Song of Terezin," and works by Holocaust-era composers Erich Korngold, Lajos Delej, Hans Winterberg, Sandor Vandor, Gyorgy Justus, Edwin Geist, and Henriette Bosmans

McGuinness, Tsang, and cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

Admission Free. Reservations recommended

JANUARY
17
2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 12:30 p.m., San Francisco

Old St. Mary's Cathedral, 660 California Street, San Francisco

Noontime Concerts

International/Modern: Music by 21st century international composers from E4TT's 2016 Call for Scores--Klaus Miehling (Germany) and Polina Nazaykinskaya (Russia)--plus 20th century international composers Henriette Bosmans (Netherlands), Erich Korngold (Czech Republic), Lajos Delej (Hungary), and Franz Waxman (Germany)

McGuinness, Tsang, and cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

Admission Free

JANUARY
4
2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 10:00 a.m., Berkeley

Berkeley Piano Club, 2724 Haste St., Berkeley

Music by Klaus Miehling and Paulina Nazaykinskaya (from E4TT's 2016 Call for Scores) and Henriette Bosmans

McGuinness, Tsang

Admission Free

OCTOBER
30
2016

Thursday, October 30, 2016, 3:00 p.m. Berkeley

Berkeley Piano Club, 2724 Haste St., Berkeley

56x54: Call for Scores Concert #1

Music by Roger Ames, Craig Carnahan, Emily Doolittle,Christopher Hopkins, Justin Merritt, Naftali Schindler, Bob Siebert, Bartos Smoragiewicz + David Garner’s “Mein blaues Klavier,” from E4TT’s new CD “Surviving: Women’s Words,” plus the world premiere of Bay Area composer Bruce Nalezny's Toccata for piano, dedicated to Dale Tsang

McGuinness, Tsang, and cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

Admission: $20/$15

Tickets: info@E4TT.org

OCTOBER
27
2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 12:00 p.m. Oakland

Laney College Music Department, Room G189, 900 Fallon St., Oakland

56x54: Call for Scores Concert #1, Preview

Music by Roger Ames, Craig Carnahan, Emily Doolittle, Christopher Hopkins, Justin Merritt, Naftali Schindler, Bob Siebert, and Bartos Smoragiewicz + David Garner’s “Mein blaues Klavier,” from E4TT’s new CD “Surviving: Women’s Words”

McGuinness, Tsang, and cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

Admission Free

June
26
2016

June 26-28, Krakow, Poland

Sunday, June 26, Galicia Jewish Museum, Jewish Music & Poetry Project in Concert. Post-concert discussion with Dr. Teryl Dobbs

Monday, June 27 6:30 p.m., JCC Krakow, Jewish Music & Poetry Project, Lecture-recital, with Dr. Teryl Dobbs: Music & the Diaspora: Three Luminous Musical Lives

Tuesday, June 28, 3:30 p.m., JCC Krakow, Jewish Music & Poetry Project, workshop/masterclass with the JCC Krakow Choir

Dr. Dobbs' appearance is courtesy of the Performing the Jewish Archive AHRC Large Grant (United Kingdom).

SFKSCA logo The JMPP's appearance in Krakow is made possible in part by a grant from the San Francisco-Krakow Sister Cities Association.

JUNE
11
2016

Saturday, June 11, 2016, 8:00 p.m.

Trinity Chamber Concerts, 2320 Dana St., Berkeley

"Women's Love and Loss"

Celebrating the release of Surviving: Women's Words on Centaur Records (Jewish Music & Poetry Project) with selections from the new CD, plus new commissions by Emma Logan (Songs from the Book of Light), Judith Shatin (A Line-Storm Song), and Martha Stoddard (Hurt Hawks), and with works by Melinda Wagner and Sarah Kirkland Snyder. Judith Shatin's song co-sponsored by a grant from the JMCLA."Women's Love and Loss" is supported in part by a generous grant from Zellerbach Family Foundation Community Arts. With Anne Lerner-Wright, cello.

$20/$15 No one turned away for lack of funds. MORE INFO

Ticket Reservations: 510-549-3864

June
2
2016

Thursday, June 2, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

Cafe Europa

Tour Preview and New CD

McGuinness and Tsang

May
31
2016

Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 12:30 p.m.

Noontime Concerts, Old St Mary's Cathedral, 660 California Street, San Francisco

Tour Preview and New CD

McGuinness, Tsang, and guest cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

APRIL
4
2016

Monday, April 4, 2016, 8:00 p.m.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., San Francisco

David Garner, Faculty Artist Series,

Mein blaues Klavier, texts by Else Lasker-Schueler

McGuinness, Tsang, and cellist Laura Gaynon

Also arias and ensembles from David Garner's new opera, "Mary Pleasant at Land's End", libretto by Mark Hernandez and a new song cycle for mezzo, cornet, harp and contrabass, on poems by Berkeley poet Judith Masur, featuring mezzo-soprano Crystal Philippi with SFCM faculty.
Watch the concert via livestream.

JANUARY
19
2016

Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 12:30 p.m., San Francisco

Noontime Concerts , Old St. Mary's Cathedral, 660 California Street, San Francisco

French Festival. Music by Germaine Taillerferre, Francis Poulenc, Maurice Delage, Debussy,Nadia and Lili Boulanger.

McGuinness, Tsang, and cellist Laura Gaynon

Admission Free

NOVEMBER
8
2015

Sunday, November 8, 2015, 3:00 p.m. Foster City

Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd, Foster City. See a map.

Celebrating PJCC Gallery artist Marcia Falk with Winter Solstice Songs (2013), the setting of 3 of her poems by Elena Ruehr for the JMPP, along with Kay Ryan Songs (2014) by Laura Schwendinger, Capriccio for cello and piano by David Garner, Duo by Miklos Rosza, folk settings (in Hungarian) by Bartok and solo piano music by Sarah Kirkland Snider

McGuinness, Tsang, and cellist Laura Gaynon

Call 650-212-PJCC for information.

Admission free

NOVEMBER
2
2015

Monday, November 2, 2015, 2:00 p.m. Foster City

JCC Peninsula, 800 Foster City Blvd, Foster City.

Lecture/recital on artistic collaboration for the Food for Thought Series at the Peninula JCC. With Garner, McGuinness, and Tsang.

Part of an exhibition of poetry and art by Marcia Falk

MORE INFO or call 650-212-PJCC

Free to PJCC Members/$5 for non-members

OCTOBER
29
2015

Thursday, October 29, 2015, 12:00 p.m. Oakland

Laney College Music Department, Room G189, 900 Fallon St., Oakland

New Music by Bay Area/U.S. composers: Sarah Kirkland Snider, Elena Ruehr, Melinda Wagner, John Harbison, Kurt Erickson, John Reager, James Primosch, and David Garner

Admission Free

EVENTS before the 2015/16 season