Sunday April 23, 2023 at 7:30 PM:
“The Bow & the Brush” a string trio performance of works by Brahms, Nathaniel Stucky, Johann Georg Albrechsberger, and original compositions by Dan Flanagan.
Performed by Trio Solano with pianist Miles Graber
Dan Flanagan, violin
Paul Ehrlich, viola
Victoria Ehrlich, cello
The program includes works by Brahms, Nathaniel Stucky, Johann Georg Albrechtsberger. Also on the program are original compositions by Dan Flanagan, inspired by paintings which will be projected during the concert. The Trio Solano performed for Music on the Hill as a livestream during the pandemic in October 2020. The Trio performs traditional and new string trio repertoire throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. They received a grant from InterMusic SF in 2021, a Silver Medal from Global Music Awards in 2022.
Mr. Flanagan just returned from a European tour in France, England, and Italy, as well as performing concerts in the U.S. in New York City, Chicago, Austin, and Los Angeles. “Dan Flanagan is a true Renaissance man. During the height of the pandemic in 2020…he was busy commissioning sixteen short works for solo violin inspired by the paintings in his own art collection…” New York Concert Review Inc. October 9, 2022
Dan Flanagan and Trio Solano: Beethoven, String Trio in C minor, Op.9 No.3: Listen
Covid/Church/Concert guidelines: masks encouraged, but optional.
Sunday, October 16 2022 at 7:30 PM: The Sierra String Quartet
Limited tickets are available for this in-person concert; No livestream for this concert
Please join us for a pre-concert gathering from 7:00-7:30. Free wine and beverage.
Samuel Weiser & Elbert Tsai, violins
Alexandra Simpson, viola
James Jaffe, cello
Founded in 2018, the Sierra Quartet have performed at Festival Rolland in Burgundy France, the Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival, and in many Groupmuse concerts, and events throughout the Bay Area. Members of the quartet have performed at Tanglewood Music Center, Music at Menlo, S.F. Contemporary Music Players, Festival Napa Valley, Old First Concerts, and Bear Valley Music Festival. Members are in the S.F. Ballet Orchestra and the S.F. Symphony, and teach at the Crowden School of Music & the S.F. Conservatory of Music Prep Department.
Performing a program featuring Quartet No. 22 K.589 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Lady Isabelle Was that Kind of Woman by U.S. composer Alexandra T. Bryant, and String Quartet by Antonín Dvořák .
Listen to The Sierra String Quartet Play Haydn, String Quartet in E-flat Major, op. 76, no. 6 Menuet: Listen
Tickets will be sold online for $20 each and we will have season tickets available at $70 for the 4 concerts of this upcoming season.
To purchase Season Tickets or tickets for this Sierra String Quartet concert at Eventbrite go to our Tickets Page.
Individual tickets and season tickets can also be purchased at the door.
For more information or to reserve tickets, please call 415-820-1429 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To purchase tickets, please send a check to Music on the Hill, 201 Bennington St, San Francisco CA 94110.
Because of church regulations, masks will be required indoors. Seating will be arranged for social distancing. The concert will be 60-70 minutes of music with no intermission. Concession will be offered before the concert, but no food or drink will be allowed in the concert hall of the church.
Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 7:30 PM: Town Quartet with guest composer/ violinist Alisa Rose
Ilana Thomas & Michèle Walther, violins
Jacob Hansen-Joseph, viola
Lewis Patzner, cello
Alisa Rose, guest violin/composer
Formed in 2011, The Town Quartet performs weekly at the Musical Offering Café-Bistro in Berkeley and is the quartet-in-residence at CSU in Chico. Their programs feature works by living local composers. They have performed at S.F. Friends of Chamber Music at The Legion of Honor, the Opus Series in Mendocino, and as Distinguished Artists Classical Music Concert & Lecture Series in Santa Cruz.
Members of the quartet have performed in major music festivals, including Aspen, Tanglewood, Bear Valley, Schleswig-Holstein and Santa Fe Chamber Music, and are members of the Berkeley Symphony, Symphony Silicon Valley, Oakland Symphony, Opera Parallele, Musical Art Quintet, and The Climate Music Project. Additionally, members have performed with Andrea Bocelli, Nick Cave, Jethro Tull, Gloria Estefan and Joe Lovano.
Alisa Rose blurs the lines between violinist, fiddler, composer, and improviser with roots in both European classical and American folk music. She co-founded Scroggins & Rose, and the fiery duo Rosso Rose with pianist Amy Zanrosso. Performing at Carnegie Hall, Coachella, and on many international tours, she has appeared on the Tonight Show, PBS, and NPR, collaborated with indie artist Feist, and received a Grammy nomination in 2009 for her work on the album Quartet San Francisco Plays Brubeck.
The program includes Embracing Roots by Bay Area composer Alisa Rose, Inverno Porteno and Four For Tango by Astor Piazzolla, Quartet #3; Sostenuto - Like a Folk Tune by Erich Korngold, and La Follia by Corelli.
Town Quartet performs Lewis Patzner, Album track : Listen
Tickets will be sold online for $20 each. To reserve tickets, go to www.musiconthehill and click on the ticket link. Leave a message at 415-820-1429 or email us at email@example.com. You can also purchase tickets by sending a check to Music on the Hill, 201 Bennington St, San Francisco CA 94110.
Because of church regulations, masks will be required indoors. Seating will be arranged for social distancing. No food or drink will be allowed in the concert hall of the church.
Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 7:00 PM: Music on the Hill Benefit
Join us for an evening of wine, hors d'oeuvres and live music.
The program features an all Schubert concert with Baritone Sergey Khalikulov, cellist Vicky Ehrlich and duo pianists
Joan Nagano and Ava Soifer. The concert features selected lieder from "Winterreise" song cycle,
the Cello Sonata "Arpeggione" and the piano four hands "Fantasy."
Sergey Khalikulov, baritone
Vicky Erlich, cello
Joan Nagano & Ava Soifer, piano
The gifted musicians from the Ruth Asawa SOTA string quartet will provide pre-concert music.
The Benefit will take place at a private home in San Francisco TBA.
Suggested donation is $55. Seating is limited. Masks are encouraged but not mandatory.
Online tickets: go to www.musiconthehill and click on the ticket link. Or, leave a message at 415-820-1429 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also purchase tickets by sending a check to Music on the Hill, 201 Bennington St, San Francisco CA 94110.
Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 7:30 PM: Gaude
Gaude vocal ensemble
Performers are Caitlin Tabancay Austin, Elizabeth Kimble, Meghan Spyker, Celeste Winant, Casey Breves, Tim Silva, Matthew, Peterson, Clayton Moser.
We are so excited to welcome back to our series the astounding vocal Octet “Gaude.” Under the direction of Jace Wittig, (former interim Director of Chanticleer), Gaude, an a cappella chamber ensemble, presents masterpieces from the Renaissance and beyond, and specializing in innovative and compelling programming. Gaude has performed at Old First Concerts, Music on the Hill, the Candlelight Concerts at St. Mary the Virgin (San Francisco), Holy Innocents Episcopal Church Concert Series (San Francisco), and was the premier professional chorus at the 2017 CASMEC Conference in San Jose.
Program: Music of Josquin, Victoria, and Gibbons, the rich Romantic harmonies of Bruckner and Brahms, and the modern voices of Benjamin Britten, Roxanna Panufnik, and Nico Muhly. Exploring impulses we have all shared over the past three years: loss and hopelessness, asking for help, drawing inspiration from music, and a joyful rebirth.
Gaude performs Dostojno Jest' - Traditional Bulgarian Ortodox, arr. Kitka: Listen
Covid/Church/Concert guidelines: Masks are required in the performance area for this performance.