San Francisco Scene: March 23-30, 2018

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Source: Bay Improviser.

Friday, March 23

Fri 3/23 5:30 PM Z Space [450 Florida St SF]
SFCMP in Concert: A 4-Concert Weekend
Celebrating Pauline OLIVEROS and Steven SCHICK
Join us for a weekend of artistry and creativity at our “at the CROSSROADS Series” where we will celebrate the 85th anniversary of Pauline Oliveros’ birth as well as Steven Schick‘s final season as SFCMP’s Artistic Director.
The weekend’s events include four concerts, composer talks, a solo-percussion concert by Steven Schick, and a celebratory reception and toast to honor maestro Schick’s seven years of dedication to SFCMP.
Works by
Galina Ustvolskaya
Xavier Beteta
Carolyn Chen
Luciano Berio
Pauline Oliveros
3 Winners of SF Search Under-30 Call for Scores: Danny Clay, John Ivers, Nathan Chamberlain
Morton Feldman
Composer Talk with Carolyn Chen
SPECIAL EVENTS: Reception and toast for Steven Schick followed by Steven Schick solo-percussion concert performing works of Iannis XENAKIS, Kurt SCHWITTERS, and Celeste ORAM

Fri 3/23 7:00 PM Sound & Savor [24th and Adeline in West Oakland. Exact locale given to those who sign up.]
Duck Baker solo guitar and 4 course gourmet vegan menu.

Saturday, March 24

Sat 3/24 5:30 PM Z Space [450 Florida St SF]
SFCMP in Concert: A 4-Concert Weekend
Celebrating Pauline OLIVEROS and Steven SCHICK

Sat 3/24 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Miolina: All Good Is Luck

Sat 3/24 8:00 PM The Milk Bar [241a South 1st Street, Richmond, CA]
The 20th Annual Music for People & Thingamajigs Festival continues with a night of Alt-Tuned Rock with ‘Fraid o’ Freyja (the just-intoned psych rock alter-ego of Thingamajigs Performance Group), Vegan Butcher (John Shiurba’s narcotic sad core, written in the 9-note January Scale) and Hazel Atlas (Kevin Thompson of the Enablers solo).

Sunday, March 25

Sun 3/25 4:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Edward Neeman
Pianist Edward Neeman presents a darkly passionate recital, featuring the West Coast Premiere of Larry Sitsky’s Piano Sonata No. 1, ‘Retirer d’en bas de l’eau’, plus Jan Ladislav Dussek’s final sonata, ‘L’invocation’, and Paul Schoenfield’s Peccadilloes.

Sun 3/25 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
HUSH Series — Daniel Corral’s Polytope (NorCal Premiere)

Sun 3/25 8:00 PM The Chapel [777 Valencia St San Francisco]
Mike Patton & John Zorn

Thursday, March 29

Thu 3/29 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Emily Sternfeld-Dunn: SHE album release

Thu 3/29 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:00 pm The Shoes – avant-garde psych jazz
8:40 pm John Ingle Trio w/Kjell Nordeson – drums and Scott Walton – bass
9:20 pm Key West
Brian Pedersen-sax, Jay Korber-drums, Randylee Sutherland-cello

Friday, March 30

Fri 3/30 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Nina Dante: Extending the Voice

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