Saturday, November 2 · 8:00–9:00 PM · $25 Center and Community Members/$30 Public
Rob Reich Trio will perform an intimate set of Reich’s original music for clarinet, accordion and upright bass. Soaring cinematic melodies weave seamlessly into improvisational flights, with occasional nods to circus music and early jazz. “Whatever context he’s in, Reich transforms it into a creative hothouse where thousands of musical flowers bloom.” – Andy Gilbert, East Bay Express
Saturday, December 7 · 8:00–9:00 PM · $25 Center and Community Members/$30 Public
Sandy Cressman’s Homenagem Brasileira embraces the diversity of Brazil’s musical traditions. Cressman is well known for her passionate and rhythmic singing of the repertoire of the great composers and performers of Brazilian Jazz.
Saturday, February 15, 2020 · 8:00–9:00 PM · $36 Center, Community Members, and Public
In a welcome return to our series comes the Ariel Quartet, this time with a program designed with particular instruments in mind. Witness, in the PJCC’s intimate venue, music played on the Violins of Hope. Formed in Jerusalem, Israel, the Ariel serves as Faculty Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music.
This program is part of Violins of Hope San Francisco Bay Area presented in association with Music at Kohl Mansion, Burlingame, CA and is made possible by the Koret Taube Initiative on Jewish Peoplehood.
Guests are greeted with wine and cheese and 60-minute concert is followed by a “Meet the Artists” dessert reception. It is our pleasure to reserve tables for parties of four or more. Doors open at 7:30 pm.