Bing Music Series in the Atrium
FRIDAY DECEMBER 2, 12:30PM
MASHA CAMPAGNE — Brazilian & American Music
Masha and her ensemble play a collection of American Songbook standards and Brazilian gems by the likes of Dorival Caymmi, Jobim and Guinga. Introduced to jazz music and bossa nova by her grandfather, Moscow-born singer-songwriter Masha Campagne immerses herself into singing for both musical styles, the dulcet melodies of smooth jazz and the sultry sway of bossa nova.
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 7, 2:00PM (SPECIAL START TIME)
STANFORD HOSPITAL ANNUAL BALLET — Sophie & the Enchanted Toyshop
The atrium is transformed into an enchanted land as it tells the story of a young girl who receives a gift but gives it to another girl out of kindness. A toyshop owner sees this and is so touched by her generosity he takes her on a magical journey to his enchanted toyshop in the Land of Snows! The dancing, costumes, sets, and music are sure to enchant all who come to this special holiday presentation. No charge for admission. Please note special start time is 2:00pm.
FRIDAY DECEMBER 9, 12:30PM
PETER DI BONO TRIO— Standards & Showtunes
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 these classics with virtuosity and passion. If you love this music, you’ll love this band!
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 14, 12:30PM
BLACK OLIVE JAZZ — Classic Jazz Standards
Jazz Vocalist, Stanford drama teacher and actress, Kay Kostopoulos brings her all-star ensemble of San Francisco jazz artists to the Atrium to perform classic songs from enduring jazz masters. An elegant singer whose voice is inspired by the golden age of jazz, Kay pays homage to the music of the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Peggy Lee, and others.
FRIDAY DECEMBER 16, 12:30PM
DAVID LEWIS & FRIENDS — Selections from Handel’s Messiah
Selections from Handel’s Messiah Oratorio, “The Nutcracker,” Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” and Handel’s “Messiah” oratorio have all become synonymous with the winter holidays. To celebrate the season, members of the San Francisco Opera Company and other vocalists will join David Lewis to bring you beloved selections from Handel’s masterpiece “Messiah” and works by Bach.
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 21, 12:30PM
LEFTOVER DREAMS — American Jazz Classics
Leftover Dreams is Patrice Haan and Tony Marcus singing gems of the great American songbook with stunning harmonies and burnished accompaniment.Tony Marcus plays guitar with style and wit. Patrice Haan’s voice has been described as a “velvety alto/tenor” (Kerry Parker in the Folknik), and her intimate delivery of lyrics never fails to reach audiences.
FRIDAY DECEMBER 23, 12:30PM
BROCELIANDE — Celtic/Early Music
Broceliande’s concerts play traditional and Early music that ranges in feel from driving, danceable Celtic and Medieval beats to haunting, atmospherically lovely ballads. Fans of this great music, and those not familiar with it, are sure to enjoy this multi-faceted presentation. They will perform selections to celebrate the Winter season as well as some fresh new material from the Courts, Castles and Countrysides of Olde Europe and the British Isles.
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 28, 12:30PM
SILVERWOOD — Music of the Season
“Winter Music” — Silverwood is Verlene Schermer on harp, harpguitar, and vocals, and Linnette Bommarito on flute and alto flute.This special concert will feature music from their CDs, and both traditional and original songs of the Winter season.
FRIDAY DECEMBER 30, 12:30PM
THE CIRCUIT BREAKERS — Classic Blues-Based Music
The Circuit Breakers are known for their high-energy blues-based performances throughout the San Francisco Bay Area bringing their sometimes irreverent antics and love of the blues to each show. Don’t miss their traditional last Bing Music Series concert of the year!