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St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

3 Bayview Avenue

Belvedere, CA 94920

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Festival Musica Marin 2019 - Limited Availability Discount 3 Day Pass - 15% discount!

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019

Join us as we kick off the Festival with a taste of Italian music and food. Hear the rarely performed work "Sette duetti miniatura" composed by Lino Liviabella and Clint Borzoni's '"Tango" from Festival Duo performed by violinist Hans Liviabella and violist Ruth Kahn.

Members of the San Francisco Boys Chorus will follow with an inspiring selection of songs and arias. The program concludes with lyric baritone Marco Vassalli and Adler Fellow pianist César Cañón performing a selection of Italian arias, lieder and songs. KDFC’s Dianne Nicolini emcees this wonderful journey to Italy and beyond.

After the concert, savor a selection of appetizers including some prepared with the white truffle from Alba, Italy.

  • "Best of the Bay" Chef Mark Furr
  • Enad Germani, VP of Truffle Association of Italy

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019

Cadence Strange, a 13-year-old vocalist from Musica Marin’s Young Artist Programs, will open the concert. Renowned American Soprano Felicia Moore then graces our stage for the first time in this fusion of music from a mix of genres and eras.This Metropolitan Opera Soprano will share her extraordinary vocal gifts in performances of works by Sibelius, Strauss, Wagner and Brahms. The program is rounded out with a world premiere duo " Festival Duo" written by Composer in Residence Clint Borzoni specially created for violinist Hans Liviabella and violist Ruth Kahn for the occasion.

After the concert, listen to acapella quartet Simple Harmonic Motion, as you celebrate the unsung cuisines of the explosive Bay Area food scene. Savor innovative bites from a array of culturally diverse chefs including:

  • Tu David Phu, Cheftu.com, Vietnamese bites
  • Intu-On Kornnawong, Intu On, Thai-Californian Cuisine
  • Danica Aviles, Pinoy Heritage

Their dishes will be paired with wine from local wineries accompanied by live music. Saturday’s event will take you around the world and right back here to the beautiful Belvedere-Tiburon Peninsula. Celebrate by hearing Two-time GRAMMY® winning violinist Mads Tolling and Friends perform latin fusion jazz.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2019

KDFC’s Rik Malone will emcee the festival finale Celebrating The Arts, Alex Taite, a tenor from the Bay Area, brings us a selection of African-American Spirituals. Lyric baritone Marco Vassalli will perform a selection of works by Leonard Bernstein and Robert Schumann. Marco will then join the Festival String Quartet in an original work for baritone and string quartet "Stufen" by Clint Borzoni. The Festival weekend concert concludes with Robert Schumann's magnificient piano quintet in Eb major. For string quartet and piano.

The closing party presents the a capella quartet Simple Harmonic Motion singing barbershop, pop and jazz tunes. Two-time GRAMMY® winning violinist Mads Tolling and Friends perform American jazz in a festive afternoon event to close this weekend celebrating Music, Food and Philanthropy.

After the concert, enjoy creative contemporary flavors by award winning Bay Area star chefs:

  • Rogelio Garcia, Spruce, San Francisco
  • Melissa Perfit, Ayala, San Francisco
  • Jacob Kwan-Rosenbush, Hardwood Bar and Smokery, San Francisco

Includes performances each day followed by an after-party celebrating our mission with local wines and creative hors d'oeuvre designed by a variety of award winning chefs. Enjoy additional live entertainment by renowned musicians and savor the gorgeous views of the Belvedere-Tiburon Peninsula.

Programs subject to change.

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