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Saturday, March 9th, 8pm
Sunday, March 10th, 4pm
Sunday, March 17th, 4pm
Meet Our 2018-2019 Composers-in- and Not-in-Residence
Recall your favorite Christmas carol—you’ve probably called up a strong, striking melody sung in joyful unison. What if a carol could instead captured the fragmented, unique wonder of many perspectives on one miracle? Join Composer-in-Residence Jean Ahn as she...read more
The holidays aren’t always happy for everyone—for many, it is a complicated emotional season. Robinson McClellan shares his thoughts on the complex nature of winter and on the similarly complex relationship between composer, performer, and listener. Robin is this...read more
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On our March, 2019 concert Out of the Garden, Into the Woods: From Paradise to Scary we have the privilege of presenting one of the truly great a cappella choral masterpieces of the 20th Century, the Six Chansons (1939), on Rainer Maria Rilke's poems in French, by...read more
As the Choral Artists presents a rich concert of American music, you might wonder what our Dresden-based Composer-Not-in-Residence has been up to. What does it mean to compose across the boundaries of language and culture? How is music changed by the identities of the...read more
What’s it like to move music from your head to the page, then have someone else take it from the page to the concert hall? How do you coalesce a nebulous theme into a singular idea, then evolve that idea into a discrete piece? What do coding and composing have in...read more
by Katie Bent, alto “...was that right?” The first time we “sang” Schoenberg’s De Profundis, that question was met with a whole lot of nervous laughter. We’d made it through all of seven bars, and even the most confident readers among us weren’t sure if we’d sung any...read more
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San Francisco Choral Artists, a chamber choir of the highest quality, fosters new American choral music and presents imaginative and emotionally engaging programming of diverse repertoire, with emphasis on works by living composers.
SFCA has premiered over 250 works and won the Chorus America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming in 2012 and again in 2015, affirming its reputation for eclectic programming and stunning performances.