Morrison Chamber Music Center
Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 3:00pm
SF State's longtime quartet-in-residence performs with renowned clarinetist David Shifrin. The concert program will feature the world premiere of new work for string quartet by Pulitzer Prize-winning Professor Emeritus Wayne Peterson. Free.
Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 3:00pm
In performances described as "perfectly attuned, perfectly delightful" by the St. Louis Post Dispatch, the Calyx Piano Trio thrills audiences with its musical partnership, expressive ensemble playing and brilliant virtuosity. These bright, accomplished musicians focus their programming on repertoire that juxtaposes classical masterworks with fresh pieces by living composers, including commissions written expressly for the trio. Free.
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 3:00pm
Calefax, established 25 years ago, is in great demand worldwide, not least because of its unique instrumentation consisting entirely of wind reed instruments. The quintet performs standing up and always introduces itself and the program to the audience. Most importantly, the five musicians arrange, recompose and interpret music from eight centuries to suit their unique constellation: from early music to classical and jazz to world premieres. In the hands of Calefax it all sounds fresh and new. Free.
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 8:00pm
The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet continues to astonish audiences worldwide with its range of expression, their tonal spectrum and their conceptual unity. Free.
Friday, April 4, 2014 at 8:00pm
The renowned Brentano String Quartet performs with special guest Hsin-Yun Huang, viola. Free.
Friday, May 2, 2014 at 8:00pm
Winner of the 2012 Morrison Chamber Music Center Prize at the London International String Quartet Competition, the Dover Quartet is considered one of the most remarkably talented young string quartets ever to emerge at such a young age. Free.