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February 4th, 2015
San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) Artistic Director, Dr. Timothy Seelig, announced the program today for the spring concert series, “Passion” at Davies Symphony Hall (201 Van Ness, San Francisco), on Wednesday, April 1 and Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 8 p.m.. “Passion” will present a selection of extraordinary new works, taking audiences on a voyage across three centuries, sharing stories of passion as only music can express. Starring the 275 men of the Chorus, Passion includes the San Francisco premiere of Jake Heggie’s choral opera “For a Look or a Touch,” and the world premieres of “#twitterlieder: 15 Tweets in 3 Acts,” by composer James Eakin and librettist Charles Silvestri and “My Friend, My Lover: Five Walt Whitman Songs” by Steve Huffines. Tickets for “Passion” range in price from $25 – 90 and will be available on February 19th by visiting www.SFGMC.org or by calling City Box Office at (415) 392-4400. Mini-subscriptions for SFGMC’s final two shows of Season 37 are available now.
November 10th, 2014
San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) Artistic Director, Dr. Timothy Seelig, announced the holiday performances for the 37th season, featuring Dancers, Prancers & Vixens! with special guests Well-Strung, the singing string quartet, for three performances, December 12 – 13 at Nourse Theater (275 Hayes St, San Francisco). As an iconic San Francisco institution, SFGMC presents the traditions of the holidays in an only-in-San-Francisco way. Starring the 275 men of the chorus, appearances by Santa, his elves and reindeer, a 1980s nativity scene and an ugly sweater parade; the evening will present a festive twist on holiday traditions. Performances are Friday, December 12 at 8PM and Saturday, December 13 at 2:30PM and 8PM. Tickets are available now.
October 21st, 2014
The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) broke a new record as they kicked-off the 37th season at the Four Seasons Hotel with their 9th annual fundraising gala Crescendo – Brunch with the Boys on Sunday, September 28, 2014, raising more than $100,000 to support the chorus and its programs. The Sunday brunch included a preview of selections from the upcoming season, special performances by Broadway legend Stephen Schwartz and transgendered opera phenomenon Breanna Sinclaire, a silent and live auction and an awards ceremony that paid tribute to Stephen Schwartz, GRAMMY winner Leslie Ann Jones and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
August 28th, 2014
Today, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) Artistic Director, Dr. Timothy Seelig, announced the lineup for their 37th season, Journey. Featuring three seasonal concerts with the 250 men of the chorus, Journey includes the festive seasonal show Home For the Holidays at the Nourse Theater on December 12 and 13, 2014; a fearless performance of new commissioned works in Love is… at Davies Symphony Hall on April 1 and 2, 2015; and a celebration of the fabulous music of Sir Elton John in Hello, Yellow Brick Road at Nourse Theatre, June 24 – 26, 2015. Beginning with the annual kick-off preview event, Crescendo at the Four Seasons Hotel on Sunday, September 28, the new season will also commemorate the 25th anniversary performance of Home for the Holidays at the Castro Theatre with three performances on December 24, 2014. In addition, SFGMC will take their legendary holiday performance to Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa on December 6 and Peace United Church of Christ in Santa Cruz on December 7. Season tickets range in price from $100 – $160 and are available now by visiting www.SFGMC.org or by calling 415.865.3650. Single show tickets go on sale Tuesday, October 21, 2014.
June 18th, 2014
San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) named winner for “I Am Harvey Milk” in the Soundtrack / Cast Recording Album category at the 13th Independent Music Awards (The IMAs). “I Am Harvey Milk” is an emotional celebration of an American icon. Part choral work, part theater piece, it weaves the story of Harvey Milk’s life – from boyhood to his rise as the first openly gay man to hold public office in California and to his untimely assassination.
February 10th, 2015
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