Thursday, February 26, 2009

10th Anniversary - FREE EVENTS!

Chamber Music & Bubbles
Unwind after work to the melodies of the Cypress String Quartet at the luxurious Bubble Lounge. Bring your friends and enjoy the intimate concert environment of a true salon performance.

Tuesday, March 24, 6pm
Bubble Lounge, 714 Montgomery St, San Francisco
Reservations: 415.434.4204
Information: 415.585.9045

Community Music Center, San Francisco - Outreach Program
The Cypress String Quartet opens up their outreach presentation to the general public in this free event hosted by the Community Music Center. The Quartet discusses and deconstructs Mendelssohn & Beethoven’s masterworks and introduces Kevin Puts’ commissioned composition, Lento Assai. An excellent introduction for the novice or the connoisseur to gain insight into the concert program being performed at Herbst Theatre on April 3.

Saturday, March 28, 12 - 1pm
544 Capp Street, San Francisco
Reservations: 415.434.4202

Composing Thoughts LIVE - Kevin Puts
An in-depth discussion with Kevin Puts about composing and his latest work, Lento Assai. Lead by radio announcer and classical music aficionado John Clare, this interview-style event will include a live performance by the Cypress String Quartet as well as the opportunity for questions directly from audience members.

Thursday, April 2, 6 - 7.30pm
Mechanics’ Institute, 57 Post Street, San Francisco

A free exhibit of letters, manuscripts, and other artifacts from Felix Mendelssohn, Ludwig Van Beethoven and Kevin Puts will be on display in the lobby of the theater. The exhibit will include examples from the Library of Congress of Mendelssohn’s letters and ink sketches as well as the first page of music manuscript from his famous Octet.

Friday, April 3, 6.30-10pm
Lobby, War Memorial Building
401 Van Ness Avenue at McAllister Street

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