Schroeder Hall at Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center has announced its 2017-2018 season, featuring 10 concerts from October through May.
The new season, which is down from 13 shows last season, features the return of a seven-concert Sundays at Schroeder series and a three-concert Musicians from Valley of the Moon Music Festival series.
The Sundays at Schroeder series, which showcases up-and-coming musical superstars on Sunday afternoons, opens at 1 p.m. Oct. 8 with young Russian pianist Nikolay Khozyainov playing an all-Romantic program.
Violinist Alexi Kenney, winner of the 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, will perform in recital at 3 p.m. Oct. 29. American saxophonist Ashu will perform a recital at 3 p.m. on Nov. 26.
In the new year, piano duo Anderson & Roe will perform at 3 p.m. Jan. 21, while completing a two-day residency with the SSU Department of Music.
Stanford University organist Robert Hew Morgan will return with a concert entitled “Variations on a Theme” at 3 p.m. on March 18, and Canadian pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin will perform in recital at 3 p.m. March 25. The Dover Quartet will perform a program of Haydn, Borodin and Mendelssohn at 3 p.m. April 1.
Also performing in the new year will be the Musicians from the Valley of the Moon Music Festival, who will present music by Schumann and friends at 3 p.m. Jan. 27; a program of piano trios at 3 p.m. March 31; and a tribute to Schubert and his legacy at 3 p.m. May 12.
Tickets to each concert are $30; a subscription series of three Valley of the Moon concerts costs $70. Tickets to the Schroeder Hall 2017-2018 season go on sale to Mastercard cardholders and 2016-’17 GMC Season subscribers at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15; and to the general public at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 17. To reserve: 866-955-6040 or gmc.sonoma.edu.
Now in its fourth season of programming, the 240-seat recital hall also hosts education and music events, such as the SSU Music Department’s free Jewish Music Series, a seven-concert series through November that is part of the Survey of Jewish Music course led by Joshua Horowitz.
For more information: gmc.sonoma.edu/SSU_Music_Department
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