SPECIAL FREE EVENT:  LIFT UP YOUR VOICE AND SING!
Oct
26
11:00 AM11:00

SPECIAL FREE EVENT: LIFT UP YOUR VOICE AND SING!

You are invited to come and make music with us! Music Director Lynne Morrow leads a community singalong and workshop on African-American spirituals, which under Lynne’s direction have become one of our musical specialties.

This FREE event is open to singers of all ages and abilities. Together, we will sing through some beloved spirituals (including the eternal anthem Lift Every Voice and Sing!), learn about their history, cultural context and specific musical style. Space is limited, so advance reservations are recommended.

To register, click here.

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December Holiday Concert: Starry Nights
Dec
12
7:30 PM19:30

December Holiday Concert: Starry Nights

  • The Green Room, War Memorial and Performing Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We illuminate the darkness of winter with bright musical offerings that warm our hearts and feed our souls. Our Starry Nights will include the lyric beauty of Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecilia and Poulenc’s Christmas Motets, plus Schoenberg’s dramatic and lovely Friede auf Erden (Peace on Earth).  Other works to mark PEV’s 40th anniversary include PEV seasonal favorites by Samuel Barber, Dave Brubeck, Richard Dawson, Sanford Dole, Randall Thompson and more. Come embrace the spirit of the season with us!

For tickets, click below or call (415) 392-4400.

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December Holiday Concert: Starry Nights
Dec
14
7:30 PM19:30

December Holiday Concert: Starry Nights

We illuminate the darkness of winter with bright musical offerings that warm our hearts and feed our souls. Our Starry Nights will include the lyric beauty of Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecilia and Poulenc’s Christmas Motets, plus Schoenberg’s dramatic and lovely Friede auf Erden (Peace on Earth).  Other works to mark PEV’s 40th anniversary include PEV seasonal favorites by Samuel Barber, Dave Brubeck, Richard Dawson, Sanford Dole, Randall Thompson and more. Come embrace the spirit of the season with us!

For tickets, click below or call (415) 392-4400.

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Spring Concert: 40th Anniversary Retrospective
Apr
2
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Concert: 40th Anniversary Retrospective

  • The Green Room, War Memorial Building and Performing Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come enjoy a multitude of musical highlights from PEV/PME’s four decades of astonishing music-making.

For this special concert, Lynne has selected works that touch on our many collaborations and musical high points: selections from Bernstein’s MASS, the 2006 recording of which received a Grammy nomination; multiple works by Meredith Monk (Panda Chant, Yin Nin Na), Dave Brubeck (I Dream a World), David Lang (I Await/I Believe – a PEV commission), and Bobby McFerrin (23rd Psalm); Barasuayo from Cuba; Moses Hogan spirituals and more.  Once again, our pianist Kymry Esainko will be showcased in the Bernstein and works by Barber and Glass. This is a once-in-40-years musical extravaganza that you won’t want to miss!

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Spring Concert: PEV 40th Anniversary Retrospective
Apr
4
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Concert: PEV 40th Anniversary Retrospective

Come enjoy a multitude of musical highlights from PEV/PME’s four decades of astonishing music-making.

For this special concert, Lynne has selected works that touch on our many collaborations and musical high points: selections from Bernstein’s MASS, the 2006 recording of which received a Grammy nomination; multiple works by Meredith Monk (Panda Chant, Yin Nin Na), Dave Brubeck (I Dream a World), David Lang (I Await/I Believe – a PEV commission), and Bobby McFerrin (23rd Psalm); Barasuayo from Cuba; Moses Hogan spirituals and more.  Once again, our pianist Kymry Esainko will be showcased in the Bernstein and works by Barber and Glass. This is a once-in-40-years musical extravaganza that you won’t want to miss!

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A Cappella Jazz & Pop: Anniversary Edition
Jun
6
7:30 PM19:30

A Cappella Jazz & Pop: Anniversary Edition

Following PEV’s 40-year tradition, we close out this anniversary season with our signature a cappella jazz & pop set. Since long before the cast of Glee was a gleam in someone’s eye, PEV has been bringing to harmonic life some of the most iconic – and obscure – jazz & pop tunes in original close-harmony arrangements for large and small ensembles that never fail to delight and surprise. This year, we’ll bring back some greatest hits of the past 40 years, along with many exciting new charts. It’s PEV at its best – make sure to be there.

For tickets, click below or call (415) 392-4400.

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A Cappella Jazz & Pop: Anniversary Edition
Jun
12
7:30 PM19:30

A Cappella Jazz & Pop: Anniversary Edition

  • The Green Room, War Memorial and Performing Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Following PEV’s 40-year tradition, we close out this anniversary season with our signature a cappella jazz & pop set. Since long before the cast of Glee was a gleam in someone’s eye, PEV has been bringing to harmonic life some of the most iconic – and obscure – jazz & pop tunes in original close-harmony arrangements for large and small ensembles that never fail to delight and surprise. This year, we’ll bring back some greatest hits of the past 40 years, along with many exciting new charts. It’s PEV at its best – make sure to be there.

For tickets, click below or call (415) 392-4400.

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A Cappella Jazz & Pop: Anniversary Edition
Jun
14
4:00 PM16:00

A Cappella Jazz & Pop: Anniversary Edition

Following PEV’s 40-year tradition, we close out this anniversary season with our signature a cappella jazz & pop set. Since long before the cast of Glee was a gleam in someone’s eye, PEV has been bringing to harmonic life some of the most iconic – and obscure – jazz & pop tunes in original close-harmony arrangements for large and small ensembles that never fail to delight and surprise. This year, we’ll bring back some greatest hits of the past 40 years, along with many exciting new charts. It’s PEV at its best – make sure to be there.

For tickets, click below or call (415) 392-4400.

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Truth or Dare 2019 Gala Fundraiser
Mar
23
6:30 PM18:30

Truth or Dare 2019 Gala Fundraiser

We dare you to join us on Saturday, March 23, for an unforgettable night of truth-telling and daring songs, as PEV presents our annual gala event Truth or Dare!

The evening includes a full set of genre-spanning performances by soloists, small groups and the full chorus. As always, the music is only part of this fun-filled evening, which also includes gourmet fare, an open wine bar, a silent auction and the biggest raffle ever! Everything at the Gala supports special plans for next year's 40th Anniversary Season.

Reserve your tickets today. Don't miss out!

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December Holiday Concert: A Rose in Winter
Dec
8
7:30 PM19:30

December Holiday Concert: A Rose in Winter

Our winter concert offers you music of surprising beauty, and beautiful surprises: Seasonal works by Bruckner, Messiaen, and a gorgeous, jazzy Silent Night meet Libby Larsen's six-part Ringeltanze, for which we'll be joined by a handbell choir. Also on the program are two more brand new works from our composer call last year.

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December Holiday Concert: A Rose in Winter
Dec
6
7:30 PM19:30

December Holiday Concert: A Rose in Winter

Our winter concert offers you music of surprising beauty, and beautiful surprises: Seasonal works by Bruckner, Messiaen, and a gorgeous, jazzy Silent Night meet Libby Larsen's six-part Ringeltanze, for which we'll be joined by a handbell choir. Also on the program are two more brand new works from our composer call last year.

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