Take a Look Back
at SF Music Day 2020 Broadcast!
Stay tuned as we post performances from SF Music Day in the coming months.
Stay tuned as we post performances from SF Music Day in the coming months.
This year’s SF Music Day featured 10 small ensembles performing on the beautiful Herbst Theatre Stage in the San Francisco War Memorial. Thousands of viewers tuned in during the day from both within the Bay Area, and throughout the world. It was the first time most of the performers had performed professionally since March.
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Del Sol String Quartet • Telegraph Quartet • Tom Stone, Amos Yang, Elizabeth Dorman • Motoko Honda’s AIR Trio
Mads Tolling & The Mads Men • Destiny Muhammad Trio • Ricardo Peixoto Trio with Marcos Silva and Brian Rice • Terrence Brewer Group • Jeremy Cohen & Andrés Vera, of Quartet San Francisco • Rob Reich & Daniel Fabricant Duo
Our SF Music Day 2020 Broadcast is only airing once on Sunday, October 25 noon – 6pm. So make sure to keep an eye on our official schedule.
*Stay tuned for selected performances to be made available at a later date.
*Please note schedule times are approximate, with shifts of 5-10 minutes possible in either direction.
Tune in to SF Music Day 2020 on this website, sfmusicday.com – the link to the video broadcast goes live for one day only at noon (PDT) on Sunday, October 25. The stream is free to watch and no RSVP is required.
The broadcast is viewable in real time, for one-day only.
Please note: posted schedule times are approximate, with shifts of 5-10 minutes possible in either direction.
• We recommend setting up some good audio speakers or plugging in headphones for the best listening experience.
• Posted schedule times are approximate, with shifts of 5-10 minutes possible in either direction.
• Download the festival guide with artist bios and concert programs directly to your smart phone, to view as you watch the broadcast on your desktop computer or home entertainment streaming device.
• Download a printable pdf of the festival schedule to view offline.
• Follow the artist links on sfmusicday.com and in the program guide to learn more about the artists you heard and find out how to follow their work beyond SF Music Day.
If you experience any problems while streaming the broadcast due to internet connectivity issues (such as a frozen screen, or audio and video out of sync).
• Try refresh your browser to reset the streaming connection.
• If you are on a computer/laptop try using a different browser (Chrome, Firefox, or Safari).
• Try restarting your device as well as your internet router.
One of the best ways to watch the SF Music Day Broadcast is on the big screen (a TV).
Below are a few videos on how to broadcast the show to a smart TV.
SF Music Day is made possible thanks to our generous funders and individual donors. During these uncertain times for musicians, we are doing all we can to continue our support of Bay Area performers and ensembles. Please consider supporting our work by donating to InterMusic SF.
InterMusic SF partnered with Dancers’ Group and Theatre Bay Area, to launch the COVID-19: Performing Arts Worker Relief Fund on March 20, 2020 as a resource for performing arts workers who are facing a loss of income due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Make a donation today!
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SF Music Day is made possible with support from Grants for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation, the Mervyn L . Brenner Foundation, the Ross McKee Foundation, the Fleishhacker Foundation, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
SF Music Day was founded twelve years ago to celebrate the Bay Area music community, and to encourage local audiences to explore and savor the diverse range of music of our region. Each year, the daylong festival presents dozens of ensembles performing a staggering array of repertoire, from Baroque and classical works to contemporary compositions. SF Music Day has grown and thrived thanks to a host of presenting and collaborating partners. The first SF Music Day (then called Chamber Music Day) was held in 2008 at Temple Emanu-El, San Francisco, and featured 16 local chamber ensembles. Subsequent festivals were held at Old First Church, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the deYoung Museum, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and most recently, at the War Memorial Veterans Building.
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