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

September 8 – Zephyrus Woodwinds

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Come hear the 20th century’s answer to classical strings: the excitement and power of the modern woodwind quintet. Brash and spirited, Zephyrus Woodwinds sets out from the port of the Classical era’s string quartets to embark on the 20th century’s free-spirited excursions, using modern instruments from the center of the orchestra (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and French horn).

Five long-time friends who are veterans of symphonies, opera, chamber and regional orchestras, revel in sharing their favorites scores from a variety of classical, opera, and world folk sources. From the avant garde to the lyrical, disruptive to pastoral, Latin folk and American hymnody, Zephyrus Woodwinds will be highlighting lauded composers who are not celebrated enough, performing a multi-cultural array of works, including by two contemporary female composers. The pieces will sing the bluesy tones of Summerland, dance the Cuban Danzón, explore medieval miniatures written for a 1939 film, celebrate the spirit of Kwanzaa, and visit an American Methodist Meeting House. Some works may be a surprising bravura, a colorful stroll on a busy boulevard, a peppery dance, or a wistful gambol, and you may find yourself greeting an unexpected friend. It will definitely be an adventure to relish and share.

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 .