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We’re celebrating our 40th birthday with two events you won’t want to miss. Join us as we pay tribute to the memory of those Chorus members we have lost in the past four decades.
TRIBUTE: OUR 40TH BIRTHDAY
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 8:00 PM
St. Ignatius Catholic Church, San Francisco
Join us for the is one-in-a-lifetime celebration of our past, present and future. The Chorus will perform “When We No Longer Touch.” Composed in 1991. This work is the first requiem dedicated to those lost to AIDS.
Featuring the Chorus, orchestra and acclaimed soprano Ellie Dehn (Teatro alla Scala, San Francisco Opera, Metropolitan Opera), this momentous occasion will also mark the first time SFGMC has performed at the acoustical gem, St. Ignatius Catholic Church.
National AIDS Memorial Grove Monument Ceremony
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 11:00 AM
Golden Gate Park
The festivities continue onsite at our new Artists Portal at the National AIDS Memorial Grove where we’re building a permanent memorial to the almost 300 singers the Chorus has lost to the AIDS pandemic. The stunning installation’s focal point will be an eight-foot-tall Emperor Chime to be rung by visitors.
This monument will provide the extended SFGMC family and sister arts organizations from around the world with a unique place to reflect and remember. All are invited to the ceremony in San Francisco’s beloved Golden Gate Park. The dedication of the completed installation will take place on December 1, World AIDS Day.
BRASSY AND SASSY
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 2:30 PM
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 8:00 PM
Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes Street, San Francisco
Few performing groups present the full spectrum of holiday revelry better than the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus.
We welcome guest star coloratura soprano Marnie Breckenridge (San Francisco Opera, English National Opera, Los Angeles Opera), who’ll bring her own sass and class to our stage.
In collaboration with a brilliant brass quintet, we’ll dash from glorious classical fare to swing to big band so Chorus members can put on their dancing shoes. Plus, we add a few new twists on holiday classics.
Sing along with your favorites and delight in the breathtaking sound of men’s voices performing everything from “Silver Bells” to “Santa Baby,” and our audience favorite rendition of “Silent Night.” Together, we’ll bring the holiday spirit to life.
THE BRITS ARE COMING!
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 8:00 PM
Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
The United Kingdom rocks the world with its incredible variety of musical genres, artists and bands. It’s creativity is celebrated all over the world from The Beatles to Adele, Sam Smith to Sir Elton John, we’ve got the Brits covered.
This melting pot of international influences provides a colorful songbook that will take you on a global musical journey. Plus, we’ll visit the world of gorgeous folk songs such “Danny Boy” and “Jerusalem.”
We salute our British friends for all the wonderful music and artists they have shared with us. A pre-concert subscriber reception is included.
Friday, June 21, 2019 – 8:00 PM
Saturday, June 22, 2019 – 2:30 PM
Saturday, June 22, 2019 – 8:00 PM
Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes Street, San Francisco
San Francisco’s Compton Cafeteria and Stonewall Inn riots in New York City's Greenwich Village marked the beginning of a movement.
Our shared history has been changed by a group that has stood tall in the face of enormous odds and adversity: drag queens! We’ll honor San Francisco’s own Imperial Court and Grand Ducal Council.
Guest star Tony award-winner Billy Porter ("Pose," Kinky Boots, Smokey Joe’s Cafe) brings his powerhouse vocals to perform selections from Kinky Boots and more.
And, we’ll celebrate San Francisco’s biggest androgynous star: Sylvester. The grand finale is a rousing premiere work commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. You will leave feeling Mighty Real!
It's an exciting new season and we hope you’ll be a part of the entire season. You won’t want to miss a single moment of new and traditional music, dynamic dance moves or a drag queen diva!
4 Great Performances for 2018 - 2019
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