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Strings a la carte

California Music Center

California Music Center Strings a la carte

CALIFORNIA MUSIC CENTER, the producer of the Irving M. Klein International String Competition, will host its second annual benefit event Strings à la carte on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Kanbar Performing Arts Center in San Francisco.

Join us for a festive celebration of two of our favorite champions for the arts - past board chair Tom Driscoll and beloved arts consultant Nancy Quinn - featuring music, cocktails, small bites and a silent auction to raise funds for the Klein Competition and CMC's programs. Revel amid a sparkling wonderland of light and enchantment!

You'll enjoy exciting performances by Klein laureates Julia Mirzoev (violin, 2019 3rd prizewinner) and Davis You (cello, 2018 semifinalist).

Funds raised will help support the 35th Annual Irving M. Klein International String Competition, and our continued programs to support our wonderful prizewinners.

Honorary Committee/VIP - $150 General Admission - $100 Under 30 - $75
Capacity is limited to 100 only - PLEASE RSVP BY SEPTEMBER 14th

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Passacaglia in G minor for Violin and Cello


la plus que lente


Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major


Piano Trio No. 28 in C major, HOB XV:27


Café Music for Violin, Cello and Piano