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PJCC Concerts

See world-class performances at the PJCC and enjoy an unparalleled cultural experience right here in Foster City.

Up Close Concerts: Winter/Spring 2020

Ariel Quartet: Special Violins of Hope Musical Conversation

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.Violins of Hope Bay Area

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.

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Up Close: Cellist Amit Peled

Monday, March 16 · 8:00 – 9:00 PM · $25 Center and Community Members/$30 Public

If you’ve seen Israeli-American cellist, conductor, and pedagogue Amit Peled perform live, you’re likely still basking the memory of the experience. The PJCC is delighted to present Mr. Peled, a musician of profound artistry and charismatic stage presence in our Up Close series. Together with pianist Noreen Polera, this program celebrates Beethoven’s 250th birthday by featuring his cello sonatas.

This special Monday evening musical conversation is presented in partnership with Music at Kohl Mansion and the Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School.

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Up Close: Tom Rigney and Flambeau

Saturday, May 16 · 8:00 – 9:00 PM · $25 Center and Community Members/$30 Public

Bringing blazing Cajun two-steps, low-down Blues, funky New Orleans grooves, and heartbreakingly beautiful ballads, Flambeau showcases Tom Rigney’s fiery, virtuoso fiddling, and his range as a composer. He and Flambeau have forged a unique sound that blends American Roots styles into something original and hot.

“…(Rigney) wields a fiery bow with power, precision and exquisite taste.”—Jim Beal, Jr., San Antonio Express-News

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About Up Close Concerts at the PJCC

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.