One hour before 2020 performances at all four concert venues
Monday February 17 2020 7:30 pm at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Monday April 6 2020 7:30 pm at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Pre-Concert "Insights" January, March, & May 2020
• Learn more about the Music • Meet the Performers, too!
One hour prior to our "Connoisseur Series" performances, ticket holders can enjoy a free and informative lecture given by musicologist and ABS violone player, Steven Lehning, an accomplished scholar whose knowledge about the works being performed during ABS’s 31st Season is consummate. Always a favorite speaker among ABS audience members, he will share his broad and eclectic expertise about the music during these 45-minute talks that include musical examples. And solo artists from each concert will drop by to welcome you with their own insights into the program. Arrive early for the concert to prepare for an enlightened concert experience.
ABS Master Classes
February & April 2020
• Experience the Magic •
When talented young performers and ABS mentor/musicians share their experiences and thoughtful insights about effective and artistic performance techniques in Master Classes, the results are tremendously exciting artistic transformations. American Bach Soloists will present two Public Master Classes at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (50 Oak Street, San Francisco) in the winter and spring of 2020. ABS conductor Jeffrey Thomas and ABS concertmaster Elizabeth Blumenstock will offer their inspiration to SFCM students.
These events are free and open to the public.