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SFGC Presents:
Strings Attached

  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 701 Mission Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)
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April 22, 2018 @ 4:00pm

San Francisco Girls Chorus
Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Music Director & Principal Conductor
Colin Jacobsen, violin

On the heels of the early 2018 release of its newest recording, Final Answer, SFGC concludes its subscription season at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts with a program featuring a selection of works from the album along with the world premiere of the chamber version of violinist/composer Colin Jacobsen’s If I Were Not Me, originally premiered by SFGC at the 2016 New York Philharmonic Biennial at Lincoln Center.

Jacobsen, a founding member of the intrepid New York-based ensembles, The Knights orchestra and Brooklyn Rider, and a regular performer with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, joins SFGC as soloist for the program. 


Colin Jacobsen: If I Were Not Me (World Premiere of Chamber Version)
Lisa Bielawa: Opening: Forest from the TV opera Vireo
Aleksandra Vrebalov: Bubbles
Carla Kihlstedt: Herring Run
Theo Bleckmann: Final Answer
Gabriel Kahane: Back of the Choir
Meredith Monk: Panda Chant
André Caplet: Septuor