Friday, November 4
Fri 11/04 11:30 AM CNMAT [1750 Arch Street Berkeley]
Fri 11/04 6:30 PM De Young Museum [Golden Gate Park San Francisco]
Vijay Anderson Quartet
Aaron Bennett on tenor saxophone
John Finkbeiner on guitar
Dan Seamans on bass
Vijay Anderson on drums
Fri 11/04 7:30 PM Mills College Littlefield Concert Hall [5000 MacArthur Blvd Oakland]
Lecture: Bonnie Jones and Suzanne Thorpe – TECHNE: Implementing Community Enactment of Radical Transformation with Sound and Technology.
Fri 11/04 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
A Rumination of Black Experimental Music Jordannah Elizabeth
Within a supposed post-segregation era, there continues to be a media-based smokescreen that creates racial division and imagined fault lines in music and arts criticism. This lecture attempts to combat media segregation of Black experimental musicians from the past and present.
Saturday, November 5
Sat 11/05 8:00 PM Mills College Littlefield Concert Hall [5000 MacArthur Blvd Oakland]
Composers Bonnie Jones and Suzanne Thorpe perform a concert that combines sound, technology and musical improvisation.
Sat 11/05 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Percussion for Apartments: Aaron Gervais and Justin DeHart
LA-based percussionist Justin DeHart premieres Aaron Gervais’s “Percussion for Apartments.” A series of solo percussion + electronics vignettes, each piece in “Percussion for Apartments” explores a single instrument played quietly, at volumes appropriate for a percussionist living in an apartment.
Sunday, November 6
Sun 11/06 12:30 PM LIttle Boxes Theater [1661 Tennesee, San Francisco]
RECITES DANTE’S CANTO 32
ADAPTED AND DIRECTED BY KIM ANNO WITH
COMPOSER, SAULO LAUDARES, RIO DE JANIERO
NOVEMBER 6 12:30PM SHARP, LITTLE BOXES THEATRE
1661 TENNESSEE, SF, FREE TO THE PUBLIC , EASY PARKING
UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL LIVE STREAM
Sun 11/06 3:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Piano Party & Champagne Reception
A Benefit for Old First Concerts
Sarah Cahill, piano; Luciano Chessa, piano; Daniel Glover, piano; Heidi Hau, piano; Mack McCray, piano; Robert Schwartz, piano; William Wellborn, piano
Sun 11/06 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30pm Brett Carson’s Mysterious Descent
David Katz – voice, percussion/Brett Carson – piano, voice, percussion, compositions/Mia Bella D’Augelli – violin, voice, percussion/Nava Dunkelman – percussion, voice
8:30pm Noertker’s Moxie – CD release for druidh penumbrae
Annelise Zamula – alto sax, flute/Eli Wallace – piano/Bill Noertker –bass/Jason Levis – drums
Sun 11/06 9:00 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
Monday, November 7
Mon 11/07 8:00 PM Make-Out Room (Monday Makeout) [3225 22nd St SF]
Lingua Incognita Session (LIS) – Open Improvisation Session exploring the musical grammars of Bitches Brew era Miles and Primetime era Ornette Coleman.
Mika Pontecorvo directs a bunch of well know local talent, with other acts: Sung Kim’s Hare and Arrow, and Wayne Grim’s Entartete Ensemble.
Mon 11/07 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Oakland Freedom Jazz Society Presents Mercury Falls
Tuesday, November 8
Tue 11/08 9:00 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
An evening of electro-acoustic duos: Sergei Tcherepnin & Adria Otte + Brenda Hutchinson & Krystyna Bobrowski.
Wednesday, November 9
Wed 11/09 7:30 PM Canessa Gallery [708 Montgomery St SF]
For the first of our two November shows in the Composers in Performance Series, we present Bill Baird, Jeffrey Alexander and Dereck Gaines.
Wed 11/09 8:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Perpetual Motion | Spectres
Join us and San Francisco Cinematheque for the fifth iteration of PERPETUAL MOTION! With performances by John Davis, Kerry Laitala, Voicehandler, Raha Raissnia & Panagiotis Mavridis.
Wed 11/09 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
sfSoundSalonSeries presents FAUSTO BONGELLI
Acclaimed Italian pianist Fausto Bongelli performs solo works by Scelsi, Tesei, De Rossi Re, Gentile, Ugoletti, Scodanibbio, and Savinio.
Thursday, November 10
Thu 11/10 6:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Opening Reception for Krystyna Bobrowski: Sliding Sonorities
Join Krystyna Bobrowski to celebrate her new exhibit of invented instruments, “Sliding Sonorities,” on display in the Window Gallery through December 31. Talk and demonstration will begin at 7 PM.
Thu 11/10 7:30 PM Exploratorium [Pier 15 Embarcadero at Green St SF]
Del Sol String Quartet performs the premiere of Attention, a new commissioned work by Pamela Z at The Exploratorium’s Kanbar Forum at 7:30pm. Composed for String Quartet, tape, voices, video, and electronic devices, Attention explores the ways in which attention and focus are challenged in today’s culture.
The Exploratorium’s Kanbar Forum
Pier 15, San Francisco, CA
Thu 11/10 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:00pm Tom Djll
9:00pm Kevin CK Lo
Friday, November 11
Fri 11/11 8:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Natalie Parker, clarinet; Solomiya Ivakhiv, violin; Matthew Oshida, violin; Jason Bonham, viola; Jonah Kim, cello; Special Guest Christine McLeavey Payne, piano
Sergei Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew Themes
Aaron Copland Sextet for Clarinet, Piano, and String Quartet
Durwynne Hsieh Sextet World Premiere
Carl Maria von Weber Clarinet Quintet in B-flat major, Op. 34
Fri 11/11 8:30 PM The Independent [628 Divisadero St San Francisco, CA]
UnderCover Presents: A Tribute to Björk’s Homogenic UnderCover has gathered 10 eclectic Bay Area soloists and ensembles to honor Björk’s iconic album. The evening will feature a broad range of ensembles and solo artists including Pamela Z, Gino Robair, Bells Atlas, Redwood Tango Ensemble, Jazz Mafia, and Zena Carlota – each performing one track from Homogenic.