Second Sunday Concert Series 2019

Second Sundays, 7:00 pm, at the Swedenborgian Church

Tickets available at the door or online at

“The Benefit Season” – Fostering music education, renewing the urban environment, and empowering the disabled

All profits from this season will equally benefit the Young Women’s Choral Projects of San Francisco, Nature in the City, and Canine Companions for Independence.

2019 Schedule

April 14 – Paul McCandless with Charged Particles

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Multi-Grammy winning reed player Paul McCandless, a gifted multi-instrumentalist in both classical and jazz music, performs with his trio.

During a distinguished career spanning over four decades, Paul McCandless has brought the soaring lyricism in his playing and composing to the ensemble sound of two seminal iconic bands of jazz: the original Paul Winter Consort and the relentlessly innovative quartet, OREGON.

The McCandless/Charged Particles project is bringing alive McCandless repertoire of original compositions that have been featured on his solo records over the years. This collaboration with Charged Particles showcases music from his records with a fresh twist and new energy.

May 5 (first Sunday) – Tom Rigney and John Burr

Sparkling Folk/Jazz pianist Burr joins famed Cajun fiddler and Bammie-winner Rigney for a jazz/folk fusion evening that is original, eclectic, passionate, and filled with musical and emotional intensity.

June 9 – Shay and Michael Black

Irish brothers from the renowned Black Family sing ballads from the Irish, Scottish and English traditions, old Dublin street songs, music hall songs, rollicking reels & joyful jigs, interspersed with stories, jokes and humorous childhood anecdotes.

July 21 (third Sunday) – Farallon Quintet

The only professional chamber music group focused exclusively on the repertoire for clarinet quintet—string quartet plus clarinet.  

August 18 (third Sunday) – Mike Marshall & Caterina Lichtenberg

Two of the greatest living mandolinists together perform a wonderfully eclectic collection that ranges from J.S. Bach to Brazilian choro and Venezuelan dance forms plus some of Mike’s original compositions.

September 8 – Zephyrus Woodwinds

Five long-time friends who are veterans of symphonies, opera, chamber and regional orchestras, revel in sharing their favorites scored from a variety of classical, opera, and world folk sources.

October 13 – Curium Piano Trio

The women of Curium trio radiate dynamism and presence,  performing the music of female composers along with traditional piano trio repertoire. on piano, violin, and viola.


*Dates and performances subject to change. Check back for more information!

All questions should be directed to Concert Program Manager Andrew Dodd at .