Bing Music Series in the Atrium
WEDNESDAY MAY 3, 12:30PM
PETER DI BONO — Showtunes & Standards
Peter DiBono, one of San Francisco’s premier Accordionists, will be performing standards and showtunes with his band featuring Harriet Newhart on violin and Steve Hanson on bass. Peter’s trio interprets classic showtunes and standards with virtuosity and passion. If you love this music, you’ll love this band!
FRIDAY MAY 5, 12:30PM
HUGO WAINZINGER’S LATIN REVIEW — The Music of Mexico
Happy Cinco de Mayo! Don’t miss this great concert serving up an offering of the music of Mexico. If you are a fan of Latin Music you are in for a treat. If you are not familiar with the music, this is the perfect concert to get acquainted with the beautiful, passionate genre expertly performed by Hugo Wainzinger and his ensemble.
WEDNESDAY MAY 10, 12:30PM
JOHN WORLEY, JR. — Eclectic Jazz
Flugelhorn Artist John Worley Jr. is adept at a multitude of styles, he has played with many national and international artists in Canada, Europe, Central and North America. Combining great technique with potent lyricism, Worley has created a unique sound. His music touches on all corners of the Americas, riding a world chart of bop, straight-ahead jazz, tango, Afro-Cuban and more.
FRIDAY MAY 12, 12:30PM
THE AIRS OF LOVE —17th-20th Century Classical Music
Great songs and arias by Handel, Mozart, Bizet, Debussy, Chopin, Piazzolla, Barber, and Ives will be performed by mezzo-soprano Solmaaz Adeli; Julie Poklewski, piano; Robin Snyder, cello; Benett Zussman, guitar. They will present the world’s best repertoire, from Baroque to American Song.
WEDNESDAY MAY 17, 12:30PM
BLUE, APACHE SONG-CATCHER with DOUG ADAMZ — Native American-Inspired Flute & Guitar
Blue’s music crosses barriers and penetrates the heart and spirit in unprecedented ways. A master flute player, Blue brings an intensity and authenticity that is unsurpassed by other players of his instrument. Blue will be joined by Doug Adamz on guitar. Here’s what some have to say about Doug. “He is an excellent guitarist... a terrific guitarist!”— Harold Bradley, Country Music Hall of Fame.
FRIDAY MAY 19, 12:30PM
MASHA CAMPAGNE — Brazilian Jazz
Masha and her ensemble play a collection of Brazilian gems by the likes of Dorival Caymmi, Jobim and Guinga. Introduced to jazz music and bossa nova by her grandfather, Moscow-born singer-song writer Masha Campagne immerses herself into singing for both musical styles, the dulcet melodies of smooth jazz and the sultry sway of bossa nova.
WEDNESDAY MAY 24, 12:30PM
ALBANY CONSORT with the BLACK BOX BAROQUE — Handel’s “Aci, Galatea e Polifemo”
A great love story from mythology, including a horrid giant with a wonderful booming voice, tragic misunderstandings between lovers and a wannabe, and a creative outcome. All perfect fodder for a great musical drama. A very young Handel rises to the task. This operetta was composed during his early 20’s, when he was touring Italy, hobnobbing with the rich, delighting everyone with his highly inventive style. Fourteen members of Black Box Baroque and Albany Consort bring the music to life.
FRIDAY MAY 26, 12:30PM
THE CIRCLE “R” BOYS — Bluegrass Music
The Circle “R” Boys are a bluegrass music band based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Playing mostly traditional-style bluegrass they are known for their vocal harmonies and solid instrumentation, with not a lot of fancy stuff—just good, clean pickin’.
WEDNESDAY MAY 31, 12:30PM
NAT JOHNSON QUARTET — Classic Jazz & Blues
Nat brings his quartet of the very best jazz musicians anywhere! Nat’s superb baritone voice and bass guitar are recognized by jazz pros everywhere. He has played with some of the giants of the industry performing with Jon Hendricks, Jeanie Hoffman as well as stints with Vince Guaraldi, Sammy Davis Jr., Big Mama Mae Thorton, Lou Rawls and Dizzy Gillespie.