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The Film Noir Project

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San Francisco Conservatory of Music

50 Oak Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

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E4TT's homage to things musical and noir, with world premieres of five film noir-themed works, and more:

  • a piano solo by exciting Serbian-American composer Aleksandra Vrebalov (b. 1972, one of the Kronos Quartet’s “Fifty for the Future” project)

  • a cello-piano duo by emerging Russian-American composer Polina Nazaykinskaya (b.1987), whom E4TT first encountered in its Call for Scores

  • a new duo for cello and piano by SF Conservatory of Music’s Lennie Moore

  • "Elegy for David Raksin," for solo cello by E4TT’s own co-founder and resident composer, David Garner (b. 1954)

  • The winner of the “Best Sound Track to a Film Noir Clip Student Competition

  • "Noir Vignettes”(2014) for cello and piano by 2017 Barlow Prize winner Stacy Garrop (b. 1969)

  • “the great famine” (rev. 2016) for soprano and cello from Three Prophecies by Justin Merritt (b. 1975), another work from E4TT’s Call for Scores

Join E4TT musicians soprano Nanette McGuinness, cellist Anne Lerner-Wright, and pianist Dale Tsang for this program, the centerpiece of E4TT's eleventh season in 2018/19 and a co-production with MaryClare Brzytwa and the SF Conservatory of Music'S TAC Department, with projected images by Digital Giraffe artist Corinne Whitaker and Emma Kazaryan. Garner and Brzytwa will speak, with a special surprise guest.

logoA Special Preview at Just Say No(ir)!, the Mechanics' Institute CinemaLit film series, on Friday, March 29, 6 p.m., 57 Post St., SF.

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