Upcoming Events

  • San Francisco Chamber Orchestra - Mainstage III: Beethoven's 8th plus Two World Premieres
    Herbst Theatre
    Feb 25, 7:30 PM
    Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    We continue our Beethoven cycle with his charming Eighth Symphony, another infrequently heard masterpiece sandwiched between two towering and extremely popular symphonies. Plus exciting new works commissioned by the SFCO from Jessica Hunt and Carlos Simon, two rising young composers...
  • San Francisco Chamber Orchestra - Mainstage III: Beethoven's 8th plus Two World Premieres (1)
    First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto
    Feb 26, 7:30 PM
    First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto, 625 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
    We continue our Beethoven cycle with his charming Eighth Symphony, another infrequently heard masterpiece sandwiched between two towering and extremely popular symphonies. Plus exciting new works commissioned by the SFCO from Jessica Hunt and Carlos Simon, two rising young composers...
  • San Francisco Chamber Orchestra - Mainstage III: Beethoven's 8th plus Two World Premieres (1)
    First Congregational Church, Berkeley
    Feb 27, 3:00 PM
    First Congregational Church, Berkeley, 2330 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    We continue our Beethoven cycle with his charming Eighth Symphony, another infrequently heard masterpiece sandwiched between two towering and extremely popular symphonies. Plus exciting new works commissioned by the SFCO from Jessica Hunt and Carlos Simon, two rising young composers...
  • Soloist with SFCO playing Lark Ascending by Vaughn Williams - "MainStage IV"
    Herbst Theatre
    Apr 22, 7:30 PM
    Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    A musical collaboration between your favorite chamber orchestra and the beloved choral group Volti, this program will feature a major new work by our BMI Composer-in-Residence, Pulitzer Prize finalist Michael Gilbertson. Denial, written for the SFCO, Volti, and the the amazing young musicians...
  • Soloist with SFCO playing Lark Ascending by Vaughn Williams - "MainStage IV"
    First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto
    Apr 23, 7:30 PM
    First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto, 625 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
    A musical collaboration between your favorite chamber orchestra and the beloved choral group Volti, this program will feature a major new work by our BMI Composer-in-Residence, Pulitzer Prize finalist Michael Gilbertson. Denial, written for the SFCO, Volti, and the the amazing young musicians...
  • Soloist with SFCO playing Lark Ascending by Vaughn Williams - "MainStage IV"
    First Congregational Church of Berkeley
    Apr 24, 3:00 PM
    First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2330 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    A musical collaboration between your favorite chamber orchestra and the beloved choral group Volti, this program will feature a major new work by our BMI Composer-in-Residence, Pulitzer Prize finalist Michael Gilbertson. Denial, written for the SFCO, Volti, and the the amazing young musicians...

Past Events

  • Saint Michael Trio "PACO Holiday Extravaganza!" Concert
    Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra
    Dec 13, 2021, 7:00 PM
    Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, 4000 Middlefield Rd # M1, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    PACO Holiday Extravaganza! Our fifth annual holiday concert. Our guest stars this year are the popular St. Michael Trio, established in 2007 and hailed as Silicon Valley’s update to the classical music scene featuring pianist Russell Hancock and two illustrious PACO alums: violinist Robin Sharp...
  • Saint Michael Trio "Classical at the Freight" Concert
    Berkeley
    Nov 08, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:15 PM
    Berkeley, 2020 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    The fabulous Saint Michael Trio plays everything from Beethoven to the Blues, and is known for making their concerts interesting, accessible, and oftentimes funny. Making their Freight debut, Saint Mike will take you from classical to jazz and even rock & roll.
  • SFCO Mainstage I: Beethoven's Third and Russell Double
    Berkeley
    Oct 24, 2021, 6:30 PM
    Berkeley, 2330 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    We launch our season with two orchestral masterpieces from Beethoven’s middle period, the darkly dramatic Coriolan Overture and the symphony which broke all the classical molds: his amazing Third Symphony, nicknamed “Eroica” and originally dedicated to Napoleon. Composer and bass clarinetist...
  • SFCO Mainstage I: Beethoven's Third and Russell Double
    Palo Alto
    Oct 23, 2021, 7:30 PM
    Palo Alto, 625 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
    We launch our season with two orchestral masterpieces from Beethoven’s middle period, the darkly dramatic Coriolan Overture and the symphony which broke all the classical molds: his amazing Third Symphony, nicknamed “Eroica” and originally dedicated to Napoleon. Composer and bass clarinetist...
  • SFCO Mainstage I: Beethoven's Third and Russell Double
    Herbst Theatre
    Oct 22, 2021, 7:30 PM
    Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    We launch our season with two orchestral masterpieces from Beethoven’s middle period, the darkly dramatic Coriolan Overture and the symphony which broke all the classical molds: his amazing Third Symphony, nicknamed “Eroica” and originally dedicated to Napoleon. Composer and bass clarinetist...
  • Saint Michael Trio at Montalvo Arts Centervv - Debussy: France's Master Impressionist
    Montalvo Arts Center
    Mar 08, 2020, 3:00 PM
    Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Rd, Saratoga, CA 95070, USA
    Heavy-handed, cantankerous, his personal life a wreck, he nevertheless wrote music of unsurpassed delicacy and refinement. Though he chafed at the label, he became music’s supreme impressionist in a twilight moment of European culture. The Saint Michael Trio shows you how he did it in one of...
  • Saint Michael Trio at Montalvo Arts Center: 300 Years of Music!
    Montalvo Arts Center
    Jan 26, 2020, 3:00 PM
    Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Rd, Saratoga, CA 95070, USA
    The Saint Michael Trio plays their patented mix of classical and contemporary, taking you on a dizzying tour of genres through the centuries. Baroque! Romantic! Impressionism! Jazz! New Age! Show tunes! Can it all hang together? In Saint Mike’s hands, absolutely, but you won't believe it until...
  • SFCO New Year's Eve: Magnificent Mr. Mozart
    Herbst Theater
    Jan 01, 2020, 3:00 PM
    Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Ring in the New Year with a program dedicated to the classical master, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Featuring our stellar Debut Artist, 11-year old Amaryn Olmeda performing Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 in D Major, our concert will begin with his youthful first symphony and close with his last...
  • SFCO New Year's Eve: Magnificent Mr. Mozart
    Herbst Theater
    Dec 31, 2019, 7:30 PM
    Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Ring in the New Year with a program dedicated to the classical master, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Featuring our stellar Debut Artist, 11-year old Amaryn Olmeda performing Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 in D Major, our concert will begin with his youthful first symphony and close with his last...
  • SFCO New Year's Eve: Magnificent Mr. Mozart
    Herbst Theater
    Dec 29, 2019, 3:00 PM
    Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Ring in the New Year with a program dedicated to the classical master, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Featuring our stellar Debut Artist, 11-year old Amaryn Olmeda performing Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 in D Major, our concert will begin with his youthful first symphony and close with his last...
  • Saint Michael Trio at Montalvo Arts Center: THE SCHERZO: THE JOKE'S ON WHO?
    Montalvo Arts Center
    Nov 03, 2019, 3:00 PM
    Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Rd, Saratoga, CA 95071, USA
    In the early 19th century composers began adding an additional movement to their full-length works, and these were intended to provide comic relief (“scherzo” is Italian for “joke”). In this program the Saint Michael Trio will explore the evolution of the scherzo, exploring the tools used for...
  • SFCO Mainstage "With Strings Attached"
    First Congregational Church of Berkeley
    Oct 27, 2019, 3:00 PM
    First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Program: Emilie Mayer Faust Overture Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 Join Music Director Ben Simon and the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra for a guided tour of classical music’s greatest hit, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. This revolutionary work has thrilled audiences...
  • SFCO Mainstage "With Strings Attached"
    First United Methodist Church
    Oct 26, 2019, 7:30 PM
    First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
    Program: Emilie Mayer Faust Overture Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 Join Music Director Ben Simon and the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra for a guided tour of classical music’s greatest hit, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. This revolutionary work has thrilled audiences...
  • SFCO Mainstage "With Strings Attached"
    Herbst Theatre
    Oct 25, 2019, 7:30 PM
    Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Program: Emilie Mayer Faust Overture Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 Join Music Director Ben Simon and the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra for a guided tour of classical music’s greatest hit, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. This revolutionary work has thrilled audiences...
  • Classical at the Freight: Robin Sharp and Friends
    Freight & Salvage
    Oct 14, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Our esteemed concertmaster, Robin Sharp, leads an ensemble of SFCO All-Stars in two classics of the piano quartet repertoire – and no, that isn’t four pianos; it’s violin, viola (Ben Simon), cello (Eric Gaenslen) and piano (Keisuke Nakagoshi). The G minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart...
  • Classicism vs. Romanticism Featuring the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra All-Stars
    Campbell Recital Hall
    Oct 12, 2019, 7:30 PM
    Campbell Recital Hall, 541 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Two famous piano quartets—one composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1785; the other completed by Gabriel Fauré in 1883—form the basis of a musical exploration of Classical and Romantic styles. Mozart’s piano quartet in G minor, K. 478, is a dark and dramatic work by our most famous “Classical”...
  • Recital with Lori Lack to benefit the Kittredge School (Private House Concert)
    Private Home
    Sep 21, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Private Home