Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

                 
Taube Atrium Theater
Veterans Building 4th floor
San Francisco CA 94102   

The Taube Atrium Theater is a new high-tech, modular 299-seat theater on the fourth floor of the Veterans Building.

Upcoming Events:
Monday, March 30 2020 7:30 PM
Earplay: Earthly Luminosities

Preconcert talk at 6:45 p.m.
Concert at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets available online or at the door

Brian R. Banks: A Bonsai Garden, Set VII (2013)
for violin, viola, and cello
U.S. premiere

Josiah Catalan: new work (2020)
for flute and viola
World premiere, Earplay commission

Haris Kittos: Dyades (2016)
for flute, clarinet, violin, and cello
U.S. premiere

Kaija Saariaho: Light and Matter (2014)
for violin, cello, and piano

George Walker: Perimeters (1966)
for clarinet and piano
In memoriam  More...

Thursday, April 2 2020 8:00 PM
OTHER MINDS FESTIVAL 25: MOMENT’S NOTICE, PROGRAM 1
Other Minds marks its milestone 25th festival with 4 nights honoring the art of improvisation, presenting an astonishing convergence of the world’s leading contributors to the history of creative music. Running from April 2 through April 5 at the Taube Atrium Theater in San Francisco, Moment’s Notice will feature such lauded icons of spontaneous composition as Anthony Braxton, Roscoe Mitchell, William Parker and Wadada Leo Smith alongside trailblazing artists including Myra Melford, Darius Jones, Elliott Sharp, Mary Halvorson and Jennifer Shyu.

PROGRAM
William Parker, The Sky is Trembling
improvised works

PERFORMERS
Myra Melford/Mark Dresser/Oguri
William Winant/Zeena Parkins/Ikue Mori
William Parker/Hamid Drake/Patricia Nicolson  More...

Friday, April 3 2020 8:00 PM
OTHER MINDS FESTIVAL 25: MOMENT’S NOTICE, PROGRAM 2
Other Minds marks its milestone 25th festival with 4 nights honoring the art of improvisation, presenting an astonishing convergence of the world’s leading contributors to the history of creative music. Running from April 2 through April 5 at the Taube Atrium Theater in San Francisco, Moment’s Notice will feature such lauded icons of spontaneous composition as Anthony Braxton, Roscoe Mitchell, William Parker and Wadada Leo Smith alongside trailblazing artists including Myra Melford, Darius Jones, Elliott Sharp, Mary Halvorson and Jennifer Shyu.

PROGRAM
Jen Shyu, Nine Doors
improvised works

PERFORMERS
Rosco Mitchell/Ambrose Akinmusire/JuniusPaul/Vincent Davis
Mats Gustafsson/Joe McPhee
Jen Shyu  More...

Saturday, April 4 2020 8:00 PM
OTHER MINDS FESTIVAL 25: MOMENT’S NOTICE, PROGRAM 3
Other Minds marks its milestone 25th festival with 4 nights honoring the art of improvisation, presenting an astonishing convergence of the world’s leading contributors to the history of creative music. Running from April 2 through April 5 at the Taube Atrium Theater in San Francisco, Moment’s Notice will feature such lauded icons of spontaneous composition as Anthony Braxton, Roscoe Mitchell, William Parker and Wadada Leo Smith alongside trailblazing artists including Myra Melford, Darius Jones, Elliott Sharp, Mary Halvorson and Jennifer Shyu.

PROGRAM
Wadada Leo Smith, Reflections and Meditations on Monk
Darius Jones, Angels and Demons
improvised works

PERFORMERS
Joëlle Léandre/Lauren Newton
Wadada Leo Smith
Darius Jones/Amirtha Kidambi  More...

Sunday, April 5 2020 4:00 PM
OTHER MINDS FESTIVAL 25: MOMENT’S NOTICE, PROGRAM 4
Other Minds marks its milestone 25th festival with 4 nights honoring the art of improvisation, presenting an astonishing convergence of the world’s leading contributors to the history of creative music. Running from April 2 through April 5 at the Taube Atrium Theater in San Francisco, Moment’s Notice will feature such lauded icons of spontaneous composition as Anthony Braxton, Roscoe Mitchell, William Parker and Wadada Leo Smith alongside trailblazing artists including Myra Melford, Darius Jones, Elliott Sharp, Mary Halvorson and Jennifer Shyu.

PROGRAM
improvised works

PERFORMERS
Mary Halvorson/Sylvie Courvoisier
Elliott Sharp
Anthony Braxton/Jacqueline Kerrod  More...

Monday, May 4 2020 7:30 PM
Earplay: Life Circles

Preconcert talk at 6:45 p.m.
Concert at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets available online or at the door

Richard Aldag: Songs of Majnūn Leyla (2018)
for tenor, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano, and percussion
World premiere

Hyo-shin Na: new work (2020)
for oboe, clarinet, viola, and cello
World premiere, Earplay commission

Kaija Saariaho: Je sens un deuxième coeur (2003)
for viola, cello, and piano

Jen Wang: new work (2020)
for flute, clarinet, and violin
World premiere, Earplay commission  More...