Yellow Barn Festival
Jun
24
to Jul 20

Yellow Barn Festival

50TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

Yellow Barn Festival Concerts July 5-August 3
Summer Gala August 3
Jörg Widmann, Composer in Residence July 22-July 27
Brett Dean, Composer in Residence July 28-August 3
Young Artists Program Concerts June 17, 19, 27 & 28

"Concerts like those at Yellow Barn shouldn't really exist.
And yet they do."—The Boston Globe

All Yellow Barn venues are fully accessible.

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The Art of Efficient Practicing Seminar
Aug
2
to Aug 4

The Art of Efficient Practicing Seminar

This weekend-long seminar is for 12 inspired string players who are at a crossroad in their professional life whether it be personal and musical growth, audition or competition preparation or general performance advancement...

This workshop will help you organize your practice routines efficiently and help you become self-reliant musicians in the ever-changing field of music.


Goals for this seminar include:

  • Learn basic efficient practicing skills

  • Learn and practice and perform your piece through group class teaching

  • Learn how to receive and integrate feedback on performance

  • Improve basic technique

  • Take any performance goal and break it down into simple, efficient and strategic practice plans to effectively reach your performance goals.


Seminar Schedule (subject to change)

Friday, August 2
4pm: Arrival and registration
5pm: Introduction to the Seminar (Attendees, schedule highlights, Efficient Practicing concepts, lessons expectations, questions)
6pm: Pot-Lock dinner
7pm to 9pm: Group Performance Class - Everyone performs in front of one another - Feedback


Saturday, August 3
10am to 12pm: Efficient Practicing Session 1
12pm: Lunch
1:30pm to 3:30pm: Group Technique Class
Break
4pm to 7pm: Group Performance Class

Sunday, August 4
10am to 12pm: Group Technique Class
12pm: Lunch and Break (Practice time)
3pm to 5pm: Efficient Practicing Session 2
5:30pm to 7:30pm: Appetizers and participants concert
7:30pm: Close out party/dinner and conversations 


Workshop Summar and Logists:

Dates: Friday August 2, 4pm through Sunday August 4, 9pm. 
Where: Berkeley, CA
Investment fee: $599 (payment must be received with your registration to confirm your spot)
*You are responsible for your own travel, transportation, housing and food.
*Instruments are required
*Registration is limited to 12 attendees.
















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Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society
Jun
14
to Jun 16

Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society

Concerts in Madison and Spring Green

Violin: Axel Strauss – Sponsored by Jane & David Villa
Cello: Jean-Michel Fonteneau – Sponsored by James Dahlberg & Elsebet Lund
Accordion: Stas Venglevski – Sponsored by Linda & Keith Clifford
Flute: Stephanie Jutt – Sponsored by Daphne Webb & Stafford Rosenbaum LLP, Attorneys
Piano: Jeffrey Sykes – Sponsored by Ellen White & Eric Sutter

FONTENEAU OF YOUTH

Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio in E Major, Hob. XV: 28
Gabriel Fauré: Élégie, op. 24, for cello and piano – Sponsored by Ronnie Hess & Ron Rosner
Ned Rorem: Trio for flute, cello, and piano – Sponsored by Barbara Johnson
Lili BoulangerD’un soir triste and D’un matin du printemps for piano trio
Various tangos, polkas, and other works featuring accordion

Friday, June 14, 7:30 PM, The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
   Free post-concert reception in Promenade Lounge
Sunday, June 16, 2:30 PM, Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green

QUADRUPLE AXEL

C.P.E. Bach: Trio Sonata in D minor, Wq.145, for flute, violin, cello, and piano
Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio in C minor, op. 101 – Sponsored by Ed Krinsky & Mary Jane Armstrong
Maurice Ravel: Sonata for violin and piano – Sponsored by Vicki & Jerry Stewart
Various tangos, polkas, and other works featuring accordion

Saturday, June 15, 7:30 PM, The Playhouse, Overture Center, Madison
Sunday, June 16, 6:30 PM, Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green

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May
29
7:00 PM19:00

MUSIC NO BOUNDARIES: NYC 2019

  • Flatiron Public Plaza, Madison Square Park New York, NY USA (map)
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Flatiron Public Plaza, next to Madison Square Park

Pierrot Lunaire by Arnold Schoenberg
Lucy Shelton, Sprechstimme; Rosie Gallagher, flute; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; David McCarroll, violin/viola; Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello; Seth Knopp, piano


Carnival by Robert Schumann

Tomer Gewirtzman, piano

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May
28
6:00 PM18:00

MUSIC NO BOUNDARIES: NYC 2019

  • Plaza 33, Pennsylvania Station New York City, NY USA (map)
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Plaza33, next to Pennsylvania Station

Pierrot Lunaire by Arnold Schoenberg
Lucy Shelton, Sprechstimme; Rosie Gallagher, flute; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; David McCarroll, violin/viola; Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello; Seth Knopp, piano


Carnival by Robert Schumann

Tomer Gewirtzman, piano

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May
27
7:00 PM19:00

MUSIC NO BOUNDARIES: NYC 2019

  • Diversity Plaza on 37th Road in Flushing, Queens Fushing, Queens, New York USA (map)
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Pierrot Lunaire by Arnold Schoenberg

Lucy Shelton, Sprechstimme; Rosie Gallagher, flute; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; David McCarroll, violin/viola; Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello; Seth Knopp, piano


Carnival by Robert Schumann

Tomer Gewirtzman, piano

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Apr
9
7:30 PM19:30

Composers, Inc.

Composers, Inc. offers a single concert this season Tuesday, April 9 at Berkeley Piano Club. We present no fewer than nine pieces, representing the artistic directors of Composers, Inc. plus Ingrid Stölzel, winner of the Suzanne and Lee Ettelson Composers Award and Feona Lee Jones, winner of the Matthew Paul Finnigan Commission. Ingrid Stölzel’s lyrical songs titled The Gorgeous Nothings are settings of fragments by Emily Dickinson, while Feona Lee Jones’s experimental Galvanization of the Goddess uses her own text and extended vocal techniques. Expressly for this occasion Ursula Kwong-Brown has arranged her orchestral song Where the I Comes From for voice and piano, and Allen Shearer has set Ezra Pound’s The River Merchant’s Wife, all to be sung by the incomparable Ann Moss. And there is much more: Ryan Rey’s Specular Reflections and Nick Vasallo’s tension-filled When the War Beganare for mixed chamber ensembles; Frank La Rocca offers a cello solo Secret Thoughts performed by Jean-Michel Fonteneau, Emma Logan a new clarinet solo, and Robert Greenberg a piano duet written for ZOFO, who will premiere it at this gala event. Mark your calendars, and join us!

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Feb
21
7:00 PM19:00

Music Salon: Music of Schubert and Mozart

  • Alliance Francaise de San Francisco - 1345 Bush Street San Francisco, CA 94109 USA (map)
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Come enjoy an evening of chamber music, wine and conversation at the theatre of the Alliance française de San Francisco.

Mélanie Clapiès will be performing with three outstanding musicians: Dimitri Murrath (viola), Jean-Michel Fonteneau (cello) and Yasmina Spiegelberg (clarinet).

Don't forget to take you ID. Please note that we won't be able to share wine with people under 21 years old or without ID.

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Venez profiter d'une soirée de musique de chambre et de conversation autour d'un verre de vin au théâtre de l'Alliance française de San Francisco.

Pour sa performance, Mélanie Clapiès sera accompagnée de Dimitri Murrath (alto), Jean-Michel Fonteneau (violoncelle) and Yasmina Spiegelberg (clarinette).

N'oubliez pas de venir avec votre pièce d'identité. Nous ne serons pas en mesure de servir du vin aux personnes en-dessous de 21 ans ou sans pièce d'identité.

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Feb
10
7:00 PM19:00

Music for Food

  • San Francisco Conservatory of Music - 50 Oak Street San Francisco, CA 94102 USA (map)
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PROGRAM

Anton Arensky 
Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 32
Maria van der Sloot, violin
Christine Lee, cello
Jungeun Kim, piano

John Adams  
Road Movies
Samuel Weiser, violin
Heemin Park, piano

Johannes Brahms 
Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25
Kay Stern, violin
Carly Scena, viola
Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello
Julio Elizalde, piano

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Oct
2
7:30 PM19:30

Music for Food

Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4

Dutilleux: Ainsi la nuit

Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello
Bonnie Hampton, cello
Paul Hersh, viola
Dimitri Murrath, viola
Ian Swensen, violin
members of Telegraph Quartet
   Joseph Maile '12, violin
   Pei-Ling Lin '12, viola
   Jeremiah Shaw, cello
Sam Weiser '19, violin
Maria van der Sloot '19, violin

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Oct
1
7:30 PM19:30

Faculty Recital

Domenico Gabrielli: Ricercare for solo cello
Kajia Saariaho: Spins and Spells for solo cello
Tristian Murail: Attracteurs Etranges for solo cello
Nicholas Denton-Protsack ’17: Cosmology for solo cello and pre-recorded electronics
Henri Dutilleux: Ainsi La Nuit

Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello
Dimitri Murrath, viola
Maria van der Sloot '19, violin
Sam Weiser '19, violin

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