Singing the Gamut

Charles Peck Sunburst for Piano Quartet *2018 COMPOSITION CONTEST WINNER*

Jon Deak BB Wolf for Double Bass

Mario Davidovksy Festino for Guitar, Viola, Cello, and Double Bass

Jonathan Favero Keep On Movin' for Guitar, Viola, Cello, and Double Bass WORLD PREMIERE*

Benjamin Britten Songs from the Chinese for Guitar and Voice

Sheila Silver On Loving

Olly Wilson There Is A Need

Vincenzo Bellini Oh quante volte

Alfred Bachelet Chère nuit

From Jon Deak's tongue-in-cheek Big Bad Wolf to arias from Bellini, Bachelet, and others, this program explores music that amplifies human emotions. Other works include Mario Davidovsky’s Festino, capturing the fun of the party, and Sheila Silver’s tender song cycle, On Loving.

Join us at 7pm for a free pre-concert lecture!

Open seating. 

*Jonathan Favero's new work is made possible by generous support from the Kurt Rohde Emerging Composer Fund.


Anna Presler, violin
Kurt Rohde, viola
Leighton Fong, cello
Michel Taddei, double bass
Michael Goldberg, guitar
Eric Zivian, piano
Nikki Einfeld, soprano
Candace Johnson, guest vocalist

Berkeley Hillside Club
2286 Cedar St, Berkeley [directions]
Saturday, October 6, 2018, 7:30 PM

SF Conservatory of Music, Recital Hall
50 Oak Street, San Francisco [directions]
Monday, October 8, 2018, 7:30 PM


Image credit: Vivian Sachs