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Ensemble for These Times (E4TT) focuses on 20th and 21st century music that is relevant, engaging, original and compelling—that resonates today and will speak to tomorrow—and we strongly believe in the power of artistic beauty, intelligence, wit, lyricism, and irony to create a deep understanding of our times and the human condition. E4TT's debut CD Surviving: Women's Words (Centaur CRC 3490) was reviewed at Examiner.com as "...four passionate meditations on the Holocaust experience delivered through a unique and highly compelling pair of voices, those of both composer and singer" and at American Record Guide as "fascinating," with music that is "...compelling, varied and harmonically interesting" and "creates a dark, contemplative atmosphere. Surviving: Women's Words won a Silver Medal in the 2016 Global Music Awards.

Guernica Tile Next: The Guernica Project (details below)

Congratulations to our 56x54 2016 CALL FOR SCORES composers , whose works will be performed in the 2016/17 and 2017/18 seasons. Read the press release and see more about them. Thank you all for sharing your artistry and talent with us!

Next Concerts

APRIL
2
2017

Sunday, April 2, 2017, 3:00 p.m. Berkeley

Maybeck Studio, 1537 Euclid Ave., Berkeley

The Guernica Project: Preview

PREVIEW of an exciting new call-and-response commission by E4TT 2016 Call for Score composer Jeffrey Hoover, “Guernica,” along with 2016 Call for Scores works by Mario Carro, Mercedes Zavala and Hoover, plus “Death with Interruptions,” by Grammy-nominated composer Derek Bermel, and “Guernica,” by Frederic Sharaf

This concert is supported in part by a grant from the the Ross McKee Foundation

Guest violinist Dawn Harms, McGuinness, Tsang, and cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

Admission $20

Information and Tickets

APRIL
8
2017

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 7:30 p.m. San Francisco

Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez, San Francisco

The Guernica Project

WORLD PREMIERE of an exciting new call-and-response commission by E4TT 2016 Call for Score composer Jeffrey Hoover, “Guernica,” along with 2016 Call for Scores works by Mario Carro, Mercedes Zavala and Hoover, plus “Death with Interruptions,” by Grammy-nominated composer Derek Bermel, and “Guernica,” by Frederic Sharaf, with images provided by the Museo de la Paz de Gernika

This concert is supported in part by a grant from the the Ross McKee Foundation

Guest violinist Dawn Harms, McGuinness, Tsang, and cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

Admission $25/$20 in advance; $30/$25 at the door

Information and tickets

Ensemble for These Times is honored to be a fiscally sponsored affiliate of the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, a non-profit organization dedicated to the service of chamber music in California.