In a return engagement and before a packed crowd, Temescal Quartet presented a wonderful Sunday afternoon classical music treat, with an Irish Surprise. Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 4 pm. Tickets at the door: $20 suggested donation, but no one turned away. Light Refreshments Served. Doors Open at 3:30 pm.
The program: Haydn Quartet followed by a Brahms Sextet (Temescal Quartet members Barbara Riccardi, Katherine Button, Jonna Hervig and Ruth Lane will be joined by Victoria Ehrlich and Valerie Tisdel).… Read More
Take a Saturday morning and show the Conservatory some TLC. Under supervision of RPD gardeners, weeding, clean-up. Thanks to observant + loyal Friend Sally Ross for keeping an eye on the weeds and getting our workdays coordinated with RPD. Refreshments Served. Our next workday is TBA.
Featured Project: Conservatory Median Project. Enjoying the eye-candy in front of the Conservatory (200 block of Monterey between Baden + Congo). We are indebted to Friend Andrea O’Leary for the vision and determination to … Read More
So many couples have booked the Conservatory for their wedding, and found it to be “intimate,” “perfect, and ” full of “unique charm” and “loads of sunlight.”‘ “[A]n amazing spot” and “hidden treasure,” it “fit our 65 guests perfectly.” Rental Information.
Photo: Becky Burgin, Art of Emotion Wedding Photography. … Read More
It was balmy for our beloved annual tradition this year. Thanks to everyone who came out to carve, chat, and enjoy hot cider and fabulous halloween cookies. One family made a wonderful San Francisco Giants themed pumpkin to cheer on our Giants who clinched the World Series later that night. See everyone again next year! Start gathering your inspiration now!
Sunday, October 28, 2012. 2 pm-4 pm, Free
Bring-Your-Own-Pumpkin. Pumpkin carving kits and tools, including tools for older children, will … Read More
Thanks to Russ and his group for a dynamite concert. The brass instruments and drums sounded superb in the space and Russ’s introductions to each song made for a delightful evening on Thursday, October 25, 2012.
Horns A Plenty, a 5 piece brass ensemble, is re-defining what it is to be a brass quintet. They play swing, jazz, Dixieland, classical music, fanfares, 19th century Americana, wedding favorites, love songs and ballads. They have one foot in JS Bach and the other … Read More
Last fall, Eliyahu Sills and Jason Ranjit Parmar, appearing as a duo, brought their inspiring musical talents for an intimate evening of the ney, (reed flute of the Middle East), Bansuri (bamboo flute from India), oud, Indian tablas and various percussion, for a contemplative evening of Indian Ragas along with Jewish & Sufi music from The Middle East and North Africa.
Travis Wernet, aka Outlaw Dervish, opened with an energetic, meditative solo didgeridoo set, drawing on Australian Aboriginal musical traditions in a contemporary … Read More