San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
7:30pm Carte Blanche to the Amaryllis Quartett: Birds in the Sanctuary
Featuring works by Haydn, Villa-Lobos, Beethoven, and New York Premieres by 2014 Composer-in-Residence Alexandre Lunsqui.
Performers include: Gustav Frielinghaus, Lena Wirth, Lena Eckels, Yves Sandoz, Caitlyn Phillips, Danny Goldman, Alex Shiozaki, Hamilton Berry, Nana Shi, Derek Mosloff
Curated intermission reception by Sigmund's Pretzel cart & Forager's City Grocer.
10pm "Birnbaum, Beethoven and the Dragon"
Hosted by Q2s Doug Balliett, this evening features a portrait on Beethoven's humor, original Jazz arrangements on Beethoven by the Adam Birnbaum Trio as well as cutting-edge Brazilian Choro with the band Choro Dragão.
Performers include Adrienne Pardee, Alex Shiozaki, Hamilton Berry, Nana Shi, Adam Birnbaum, Quincy Davis, David Wong, James Shipp, Vitor Gonçalves, Mike LaValle, Richie Barshay, Sergio Krakowski