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in tateuchi hall

CSMA's 2014 Community Concerts are free and open to the public!

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Generously supported by a grant from Applied Materials; Media Sponsor KDFC
STANFORD LIVE INFORMANCES
World-class visiting artists provide conversation and brief performances in these intimate, educational collaborations with Stanford Live. Join us for an engaging and enriching artistic experience!

 

october

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Monday, October 13
7:30pm

Photo by Randi Beach Among the most-recorded period-instrument orchestras in the Unites States or in Europe, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra will introduce you to baroque dance music from both the court and the countryside. This engaging presentation features dancer/choreographer Jennifer Meller, two violins, cello, and a fabulous variety of percussion instruments.

Photo by RandiBeach

Special Event!
Silicon Valley African Film Festival
Friday-Sunday, October 17-19

Scene from Gri-Gris, 2013 SVAFF opening film A showcase of films reflecting the stories, hopes and dreams of Africa, including dialogue with filmmakers, awards ceremony, and African drumming and dance.

Tickets & info: www.svaff.org or 415-774-6787

(L) Scene from Gri-Gris, 2013 SVAF Opening Night Film

In conjunction with the festival:
Installation by artist Kosi Nnebe in Mohr Gallery, October 14-19

VIP/Red Carpet Reception for all festival artists: Friday, October 17, 5:30 pm

Special Event!
Peninsula Symphony Presents Music & Conversation:
Mitchell Sardou Klein with Jon Nakamatsu
Wednesday, October 22, 7-8:30 pm

Scene from Gri-Gris, 2013 SVAFF opening film Join us for an intimate conversation with Van Cliburn winner and Bay Area's own Jon Nakamatsu and host Mitchell Sardou Klein, Music Director of the Peninsula Symphony.

This is a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with Jon in his candid conversation with Peninsula Symphony's Mitchell Sardou Klein. Mr. Nakamatsu will perform some of his favotite pieces and answer questions from the audience during this special 90-minute event. He'll also sign CDs at a post-event reception.

Tickets: PeninsulaSymphony.org
or by phone at 650-941-5291

Price $45​ (Youth/Student: $22.50)
Friends of CSMA receive
$5 off the regular ticket price
Click here and enter promo code SALON5

All ticket buyers for the October 22 event will also receive 50% off the regular ticket price for Jon Nakamatsu's concerts on October 25 (Flint Center, Cupertino) and October 26th (Capuchino High School, San Bruno).

Discount will be offered at the end of check-out.

november

Stanford Live Informance
Jennifer Koh, Violin
Monday, November 3
7:30pm

Jennifer KohViolinist Jennifer Koh is renowned for her virtuosity and commanding performances. She has performed her Bach and Beyond series, exploring solo violin repertoire from Bach to the present day, at prestigious venues ardoung the world. Join us for an evening of conversation and musical excerpts with this astonishing musician!

 

 

Melody of China
Sunday, November 9
2:00pm

Melody of ChinaSan Francisco's premiere Chinese ensemble, Melody of China presents an afternoon of traditional and contemporary selections showcasing the instruments and melodies from the different ethnic regions of China, including the world premiere of Coexistent Beauty, a new work by composer Yuanlin Chen.

Photo copyright Bob Hsiang, 2010

This commission has been made possible by the Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program, with generous funding provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Chamber Music America Endowment Fund.

December

Peninsula Symphony Woodwind Quintet
Friday, December 5
7:30pm

Peninsula Winds Take a musical trip around the world with this quintet as they present an eclectic program of classics, light classics, and arrangements of popular music from different countries. Featuring Dane Carlson, DAvid Latulippe, Sue Macy, Brian Holmes and Juliet Hamak of the Peninsula Symphony Winds.

 

 

Merit Students Holiday Concert
Friday, December 12
7:30pm

Image of hands on piano keys CSMA's Merit Scholarship Student Ensembles perform favorite selections to celebrate the holidays! Don't miss the opportunity to hear these rising stars.

 

 

 

 

about events in tateuchi hall

CSMA Events in Tateuchi Hall are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Your voluntary donation will help ensure the future of our free and accessible programs.

Seating limited to 200 guests. First-come, first-served. CSMA is committed to providing high-quality cultural experiences for audiences of all ages. Some performances may not be suitable for young children.To ensure the best experience for all guests, children should be able to sit quietly during the performance (approximately one hour).

For more information, call 650.917.6800 ext. 314.