Nicola Swinburne
Achille Bocus

Season 17 (Jan-April 2014): Spirit

With Vivaldi's Stabat Mater, Bach's Kunst der Fuge, Schubert's Minuet, and Martucci's Nocture.

Concert dates:

  • Sunday, April 13th at 4 pm – All Saints' Episcopal Church in Palo Alto

  • Friday, April 25th at 7:30 pm – St. Alban's Church in Albany

  • Sunday, April 27th at 4 pm – Mission Dolores in San Francisco

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2012 New Music Competition
We received 19 entries from 8 different countries. Read the final Press Release about the competition. Visit our archive page for videos and mp3s of the winning compositions. See New Music page for original information about the competition. See Press Kit for full information with graphics.

San Francisco Mandolin Orchestra
The San Francisco Mandolin Orchestra is a plucked string orchestra with 15-25 members playing instruments of the mandolin family (mandolin, mandola and mandocello), as well as guitar, viola da gamba and double bass. The orchestra formed in May 2005, and rehearses in San Francisco's Noe Valley district on Sunday afternoons. The repertoire changes by the season. Some recent themes have been: Dreams, Fire, New Music, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, Winter, British Invasion, and Childhood. Visit the archive page for recordings and videos.

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