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Past Performances

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra


Music of Haydn, Mozart, Brahms

American Bach Soloists Messiah


Handel's Messiah in Grace Cathedral and at the Green Center, Sonoma, CA

Pacific Crest Chamber Players Tour


​Brahms Piano Quintet and Mendelssohn String Quartet Op. 44, No. 1. 8/4 at Pilgrim Congregational Church in Redding, 8/5 at Mt. Shasta Seventh-day Adventist Church in Mt. Shasta City

Viola Trios: Brahms and Saariaho


With Allegra Chapman (piano) and Jessica Chang (viola)

Chamber Music by the Bay Season 6


​Beethoven String Quartet, Op. 130 with Grosse Fugue

Brahms String Sextet in B-flat, Op. 18

Saratoga High School Performing Arts Building
Featuring CMB with Young Artists from Saratoga and Lynbrook High Schools

Pacific Crest Chamber Players


Schubert "Death and the Maiden" String Quartet, Mozart E-flat Piano Quartet. Concerts in Yreka, Redding, and Dunsmuir.

Brahms Requiem


First Congregational Church Festival Orchestra and Choir

Handel's Messiah with American Bach Soloists


Handel's Messiah at Grace Cathedral

Fire Benefit Concert with Valley of the Moon Music Festival


A chamber music concert to benefit the victims of the Sonoma and Napa fires.

Recital with Allegra Chapman


Program of Beethoven A Major cello and piano sonata, von Paradis Sicilienne, and a Mozart piano sonata.

Groupmuse in Rockridge with Allegra Chapman, piano


Cello-Piano recital with pianist Allegra Chapman. Sicilienne by von Paradis, Moonflower by Marta Ptazynska, and Sonata in A major by Beethoven.

Bard Music Festival: Chopin and His World, The Salon


Franchomme Cello Duet with Nick Canellakis.

Bard Music Festival


Bard Music West Presents Movement, Miniatures, and Mysticism at Bard Music Festival.

Pacific Crest Music Festival Faculty Recital


PCMF faculty artists perform Tchaikovsky String Quartet No. 1, selections from Bach's The Art of the Fugue, and Ravel's Sonata for Violin and cello

​Tenth Avenue Players: String Trios!


Tenth Avenue Players performs a string trio program, including the E-flat major Divertimento by Mozart and a folk-inspired trio by Weinberg.

Bard Music West: Hungarian Roots


Explore Ligeti’s Hungarian Jewish origins and rhythmic influences, from Béla Bartók to the folk music of Transylvania. Performing Bartók's String Quartet No. 2 and Roberto Sierra's "Songs from the Diaspora" for string quartet, piano, and soprano. 

Handel's Messiah with American Bach Soloists


Handel's Messiah played on baroque instruments at San Francisco's majestic Grace Cathedral.

Tenth Avenue Players


"Around the World in 60 Minutes" was a whirlwind journey of music from Spain, England, Hungary, and Austria. The Tenth Avenue Players performed as piano quartet, trio, and duo. A special meet-the-artists reception followed the concert.

Pacific Crest Music Festival


Performances of Dvorak Piano Quintet, Mozart G Minor Piano Quartet, Haydn Op. 76, No. 3, and more in Northern California.

MUSA @ Berkeley Fringe Festival: French Baroque and Ben Pesetsky


Lopel Chapel, First Congregational Church Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

MUSA offers a bouquet of French chamber music with a new offering by composer Benjamin Pesetsky.

MUSA @ Berkeley Fringe Festival: Telemann Overture-Suites


Sanctuary, First Congregational Church Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

In its largest incarnation yet, MUSA ( presents two sumptuous orchestral suites by Georg Philipp Telemann: a delightful suite in D major (TWV 55:D23) as well as “La Bourse,” (TWV 55:B11) which depicts the travails of speculating about the stock market. 

Oregon Bach Festival: Bach's B Minor Mass


Silva Concert Hall, Eugene, OR

Hailed as "a cathedral of sound" and "as lofty in design, scope and expression as anything written by the hand of man" by NPR, the Bach magnum opus is one of the most complex and elaborate works of the era. For the first time in OBF history, the Mass in B Minor will be presented with period instruments and at Baroque pitch.

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