San Francisco Girls Chorus 2014-2015 Season!

Join us for the San Francisco Girls Chorus 2014-2015 Season!

San Francisco Girls Chorus 2014-2015 Season

The Romantic Imagination
Saturday, October 4, 2014, 8pm
St. Mark's Lutheran Church, San Francisco

Sunday, October 5, 2014, 4pm
First Congregational Church, Berkeley

Featuring Alexander Blachly’s arrangements of Lieder by Schubert (“Die junge Nonne,” “Du bist die Ruh”) Beethoven (“In questa tomba oscura,” “Aus Goethes Faust”), Schumann (“Die Hochländer-Witwe”) and Amy Beach (“I Sent My Heart”), plus Jon Nakamatsu performing two Liszt arrangements of Schumann Lieder, for solo piano, Widmung and Frühlingsnacht. He is also playing Lisa Bielawa’s piece Wait for piano and drone. 

Northern Lights
Monday, December 8, 2014, 8pm 
Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

The full complement of more than 300 voices of the San Francisco Girls Chorus and School take the Davies Symphony Hall stage is song for the annual celebration of the season, which this year will feature winter and holiday themed music from Nordic countries in anticipation of the Chorus’ June tour, plus carols and audience sing-along. 

With New Century Chamber Orchestra
December 18, 19, 20 and 21

The Chorus will appear as guest artists with New Century Chamber Orchestra in concerts featuring works by Handel, Vaughan Williams and others. This will mark the first collaboration with the NCCO and adds to the Chorus’ impressive list of partners over the years which have included regular appearances with San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Symphony, Opera Paralelle, and occasional appearances with Joe Goode Performance Group, ODC Dance, Stephen Petronio Dance Company and others. For more information, visit http://ncco.org/concert-tickets/2014-2015-season/holiday-favorites/

Children’s Crusade
Friday, April 17, 2015, 8pm
First Congregational Church, Berkeley

Sunday, April 19, 2015, 4pm
St. Mark's Lutheran Church, San Francisco

West Coast premiere of Kinderkreuzzug, an anti-war cantata by German-Turkish composer Ralf Yusuf Gawlick, with text by Bertoldt Brecht; plus works by Lili Boulanger (Pie Jesu) and Philip Glass (Father Death Blues), with instrumental ensemble. 

American Vanguard
Friday, June 5, 2015, 8pm 
San Francisco Conservatory of Music

With Carla Kihlstedt, violinist/composer

The Girls Chorus will shine at what it does best—compelling, technically impeccable and emotionally rich performances of significant music. This program features modern and contemporary American masterworks the Chorus has been invited to tour Nordic counties including Meredith Monk, John Cage, Carla Kihlstedt, Lou Harrison, and others.

 

2014-2015 Subscription and Tickets

Subscription packages and single tickets will be available starting August 5. Subscribers will receive 10% discount over single ticket prices. For subscription orders, please call 415-392-4400 or visit Cityboxoffice.com. Single tickets for non-subscribers are priced $18-$65 and are available for purchase through City Box Office; by phone at 415-392-4400; online at www.cityboxoffice.com or in person at City Box Office, 180 Redwood Street, Suite 100, San Francisco (Monday – Friday, 9:30am-5pm).

Subscription package A: Oct 4 or 5, Dec 8, April 17 or 19 and June 5 

Subscription package B: Oct 4, 5, Dec 8, April 17, 19 and June 5