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Fri
31
Jul

Stanford Summer Chorus: Earth Songs

7:30pm | Memorial Church, MAP

Rafael Ornes directs the Stanford Summer Chorus, a non-auditioned community chorus sponsored by the Stanford Department of Music. Membership is open to everyone; singers typically come from all corners of the Bay Area, and from all age groups and ability levels.

This summer's program, Earth Songs, is a celebration of nature.

  • Paul Winter: Missa Gaia
  • Richard Burchard: Creator Alme Siderum
  • Kirke Mechem: Island in Space
  • Frank Ticheli: Island in Space
  • Russell Robinson (arr): Deep River
  • Moses Hogan (arr): Wade in the Water
Fri
31
Jul

Stanford Youth Orchestra

7:30pm | Bing Concert Hall, MAP

PROGRAM: The Best of the Stanford Youth Orchestra

  • Selections from Bizet's Carmen
  • Gershwin's An American in Paris
  • Plus performances by the student winners of the Stanford Youth Orchestra 2015 Concerto Competition

Jindong Cai, Conductor

Tue
04
Aug

Peninsula Women's Chorus

7:00pm | Memorial Church, MAP

The Peninsula Women's Chorus (PWC) is a Palo Alto-based, 50-voice women's choir performing high-quality classical and contemporary music in the Bay Area and many parts of the world. Since its founding in 1966, the Peninsula Women's Chorus has been committed to excellence in the performance of diverse and challenging choral literature for women's voices, and is recognized as the premier vocal ensemble for women in the San Francisco Bay Area. The PWC has come to national and international attention through live performance and recordings and has added significantly to the choral literature by commissioning new music. The chorus inspires and enriches its audiences in the Bay Area through its concert series, its ongoing program of premiering new works, and its numerous collaborations with other performing groups.

Sun
04
Oct

St. Lawrence String Quartet

2:30pm | Bing Concert Hall, MAP

How fortunate we are to have the St. Lawrence String Quartet in residence at Stanford. Now in its 17th year here, the Canadian ensemble plays a vast range of music with elegance and aplomb, from the classic repertoire to new works written for it by some of the most celebrated composers in contemporary music, among them John Adams and Osvaldo Golijov.

Thu
08
Oct

Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert

7:30pm | Memorial Church, MAP
Free

Stanford’s St. Lawrence String Quartet leads our annual free concert honoring the life and memory of Stanford alumnus Daniel Pearl, the violin-playing Wall Street Journalreporter who was murdered in 2002 in Pakistan. The quartet, pianist Stephen Prutsman, and the Stanford Chamber Strings perform a stirring program that includes Bach and music from the Middle East, meant to inspire the cross-cultural awareness and tolerance sought by the Daniel Pearl Foundation.

Tue
01
Dec

Fall Chamber Music Showcase I

7:30pm | Campbell Recital Hall, MAP

Chamber groups from the Stanford Chamber Music program will perform (program TBA).

Wed
02
Dec

Fall Chamber Music Showcase II

7:30pm | Campbell Recital Hall, MAP

Chamber groups from the Stanford Chamber Music program will perform (program TBA).

Sun
17
Jan

St. Lawrence String Quartet

2:30pm | Bing Concert Hall, MAP

How fortunate we are to have the St. Lawrence String Quartet in residence at Stanford. Now in its 17th year here, the Canadian ensemble plays a vast range of music with elegance and aplomb, from the classic repertoire to new works written for it by some of the most celebrated composers in contemporary music, among them John Adams and Osvaldo Golijov.

Fri
25
Mar

St. Lawrence String Quartet- Good Friday Concert

5:00pm | Memorial Church, MAP

The St. Lawrence String Quartet will give a free performance of Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross. In this seven-section work, lasting just over an hour, Haydn is at his most reflective. Evoking the last hours of Christ’s life, the work’s individual sections carry tempo markings of Largo, Adagio, Lento, Grave.

Sun
01
May

St. Lawrence String Quartet

2:30pm | Bing Concert Hall, MAP

How fortunate we are to have the St. Lawrence String Quartet in residence at Stanford. Now in its 17th year here, the Canadian ensemble plays a vast range of music with elegance and aplomb, from the classic repertoire to new works written for it by some of the most celebrated composers in contemporary music, among them John Adams and Osvaldo Golijov.