SFMusic Day Live & Free - Latin American Connections
For its sixth edition, San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music (SFFCM) presents SFMusic Day. Live + Free, Latin American Connections, to be held on October 19th and 20th, 2013 at the Conservatory of Music in San Francisco. This festival, marking the XV anniversary of SFFCM, highlights the best of Latin American music, from the beloved folk and chamber music classics, to contemporary ensembles exploring new connections and influences in Latin music. The event, free to the public, will take place at the Conservatory of Music in San Francisco, with the goal of presenting music in a way that is accessible to the widest audience possible. “Our vision is to move the musical performance back to where it belongs: among the people, so everyone can enjoy and be entranced by it,” said Dominique Pelletey, SFFCM’s executive director. “We want to connect the musicians to their audiences, without the restrictions of a typical concert experience that belongs to the 20th century,” he added. The festival was conceived with the idea that people from all walks of life can enjoy themselves and interact in an environment friendly to a variety of audiences, from seasoned aficionados to multi-generational families to individuals coming for the first time. Most ensembles will perform in 30-minute segments inviting people to experience many different types of music, with the added benefit of attending an event that is completely free to the public. Featuring more than 30 ensembles from all over the Bay Area, this year’s SFMusic Day will highlight the rich influences and history of Latin American composers and musicians across a range of chamber music including baroque, classical, jazz and experimental. The festival's programming was curated with an ear to the complex and fascinating questions this theme raises — questions encompassing ethnicity, identity, aesthetics, migration and authenticity. “We wanted to highlight the wide range of music coming from Latin America, ranging from Early California missions to the latest influences and cross-pollination of experimental music happening right now in the Bay Area,” commented Martha Rodríguez-Salazar, curator of the festival. SFMUSIC DAY . Live + Free Saturday October 19, 2013 8:00 pm – 10:45 pm (door open at 7:30pm) Concert Schedule Concert Hall 8:00 pm martha & monica 8:15 pm Conjunto Nuevo Mundo 8:40 pm Marc Teicholz and Angela Lee Duo 9:00 pm Mariachi Nueva Generación | Cage/Galindo 9:15 pm Intermission 9:30 pm Cascada de Flores 9:50 pm MUSA + Jarring Sounds 10:15 pm John Calloway and Clave Unplugged SFMUSIC DAY . Live + Free Sunday October 20, 2013 12-noon – 7:00 pm (door open at 11:30 am) Concert Schedule Concert Hall 12:00 pm The John Santos Sextet 12:30 pm The John Santos Sextet 1:00 pm Quinteto Latino 1:30 pm Alexander String Quartet 2:00 pm Intermission 2:30 pm Orquesta la Moderna Tradición 3:00 pm sfSound 3:30 pm Grupo Falso Baiano 4:00 pm Quartet San Francisco 4:30 pm Intermission 5:00 pm Potaje Ensemble 5:30 pm Musical Art Quintet 5 + 5 6:00 pm Cascada de Flores 6:30 pm Coro Hispano de San Francisco Recital Hall 12:00 pm MUSA + Jarring Sounds 12:30 pm The Sun Quartet 1:00 pm The Bernal Hill Players 1:30 pm Intermission 2:00 pm Vinaccesi Ensemble 2:30 pm Left Coast Chamber Ensemble 3:00 pm Quijeremá 3:30 pm Bella Trio 4:00 pm Intermission 4:30 pm martha & monica 5:00 pm Ensemble Mirable 5:30 pm Mobius Trio 6:00 pm Farallon Recorder Quartet 6:30 pm ZOFO duet Osher Salon 12:00 pm Next Generation 12:30 pm Next Generation 1:00 pm Next Generation 1:30 pm Next Generation 2:00 pm panel 2:30 pm panel 3:00 pm panel 3:30 pm Friction Quartet 4:00 pm Berkeley Choro Ensemble 4:30 pm Dave Rocha Jazz Group 5:00 pm Intermission 5:30 pm La Familia Peña-Govea 6:00 pm Ricardo Peixoto Group 6:30 pm The VNote Ensemble
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