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2017

 

May 13: Show with Oracle Hysterical at the Starline Social Club, 645 West Grand Ave., Oakland, CA. 7 PM. For ticket info, click here.

May 25: Performance of the A minor Prelude and Fugue of J.S. Bach (WTC Book 1) as part of 24×24. All preludes and fugues from Book 1 in one evening! McRoskey Mattress Co, 1687 Market St., San Francisco. For more info, click here. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here.

May 27: Show with cellist Helen Newby at the Octopus Literary Salon, 7 PM, 2101 Webster St., Oakland, CA.

June 2: Solo piano show at the Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St., San Francisco, CA. Works by Annie Gosfield, Caroline Ansink, Luigi Dallapiccola, and Jude Traxler. Jude will be in attendance for the show. Tickets: $18/$15. For more info, click here.

June 10: Switchboard Music Festival! Performing Ryan Brown’s Mortal Lessons at 4:30 PM. Z Space, 450 Florida St., San Francisco. For more info, click here.

 

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2017

 

April 28: Goldberg Variations performance as part of the Old First Series in San Francisco.

April 15: Performance with trombonist Will Lang at the Octopus Literary Salon, 4 PM, 2101 Webster St., Oakland, CA.

April 8: Performance of George Crumb’s Vox Balaenae alongside flutist Sasha Launer and cellist Natalie Raney, 8 PM, Center for New Music, San Francisco, CA.

March 5: Performance of Jude Traxler‘s epic multi-media piano solo piece from poison as part of the Hot Air Music Festival, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, CA. 4:30 PM in the Osher Salon. For more info, click here.

 

2016

 

December 18: Groupmuse performance alongside cellist Helen Newby, 7:30 PM, Lower Pacific Heights, San Francisco, CA. The program includes Stravinsky’s Suite Italienne, Janáček’s Pohádka, and Debussy’s Cello Sonata. For more info, click here.

December 12: Berkeley New Music Project performance, 8 PM, Hertz Concert Hall, Berkeley, CA. For more info, click here.

November 14: Late set at Classical Revolution San Francisco with violist Moses Lei, 10 PM, 3248 22nd St., San Francisco. Works by Telemann and Finzi.

September 29: Presentation at Maybeck High School in Mario Godoy‘s Musical Appreciation class.

September 16: 4-hands piano with Kate Campbell as part of the Center for New Music’s Member Happy Hour + 2 Blocks of Art Performances. 5 PM at the Corner of Market and 6th St., San Francisco.

July 23: Performance with the Nevada County Composers Cooperative, playing the music of Durwynne Hsieh, Danny Clay, and Mark Vance with bassoonist Stephanie Patterson. 8 PM, Peace Lutheran Church, 828 West Main St., Grass Valley, CA. For more information, click here.

July 8, 9, 10: Performances with sfSound as part of the sfSoundFestival. Gray Area Grand Theater, 2665 Mission St., San Francisco. $15 for one show or $40 for a three-day pass. For more information, click here.

June 26: J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations performance at Forte House, 1498 24th Ave., San Francisco. 4 PM. $25 suggested donation at the door.

June 18: Solo performance of Jacob TV’s The Body of Your Dreams on the Switchboard Music Festival, Brava Theater, 2781 24th St., San Francisco. 6:15 PM. Come see me play this delightful fitness satire piece in my snazziest workout gear, featuring piano with electronic accompaniment! For more information, click here.

May 20: J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations performance at the Cadillac Hotel, 380 Eddy St., San Francisco, CA. 12:30 PM. Free! Read the SF Examiner preview here.

May 14: Show with sfSound as part of the John Adams Young Composers Program, 7 PM. The Crowden School, 1475 Rose St., Berkeley, CA.

May 7: Concert with clarinetist Dan Ferreira, 3 PM. First Presbyterian Church, 72 Kensington Rd., San Anselmo, CA. Suggested donation at the door. Program includes both Brahms Clarinet Sonatas and the Berg Four Pieces.

May 6: Recital with Helen Newby (cello) and Amy Foote (soprano) at the Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St., San Francisco, CA. Tickets: $20/$15. 8 PM. For more info, click here. Program includes:

John Zorn: Jumalatteret (West Coast premiere!)
Klaus Lang: Tehran Dust
Kaija Saariaho: Mirage

May 1: J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations performance at Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts, 3 PM, 1537 Euclid Ave., Berkeley, CA. Tickets: $25/$15.

March 6: Performances at Hot Air Music Festival, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, playing Crumb’s Voice of the Whale, Ruby Fulton’s All Night All Day with New Keys, and a piano solo by Danny Clay. Sets at 5:30 and 9 PM. Free admission!

February 21: Piano fundraiser at the Center for New Music, San Francisco. Support the Center’s purchase of a Yamaha C5! I’ll be collaborating with composers Danny Clay and Brent Miller. $20 members/$40 general. Admission includes appetizers and drinks (open bar!). 4-7 PM. More info here.

February 20: Bach’s Goldberg Variations performance as part of my stay at the Blue Mountain Chamber Music Retreat. 22021 Highway 26, West Point, CA, 95255. 4 PM. Tickets: $15/$10 seniors. Please email for more details.

 

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February 14: The RED World: A Valentine’s Day event, with Tessa Rae, Katrina Zosseder, and Alex Ponting. I’ll be playing bass and singing! An afternoon of music, art, poetry, and dance. Peterson’s Farm, 636 Gossage Ave, Petaluma, CA. 2 PM. $14 in advance or $18 at the door. Reserve a spot online here.

February 13: Performance at the Piedmont Center for the Arts alongside clarinetist Mara Plotkin and the Circadian String Quartet, 7:30 PM. 801 Magnolia Ave., Piedmont, CA 94611.Winter’s Leaving: A Concert of Iranian and Israeli Music. Tickets: $20 general/$12 students. More info, click here.

2015

October 8: Performance with New Keys at the Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St., San Francisco, 8 PM. Works by Terry Riley, Philip Glass, and Ruby Fulton. For more information, click here. Tickets: $15/$10 members.

September 12: Soprano and piano show at the Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St., San Francisco. A poetry commissioning project created by soprano Jill Morgan Brenner. For more information, click here.

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July 24: Pianists Kate Campbell and Anne Rainwater played game-based music from the past 30 years, curated by Danny Clay. Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St., San Francisco, CA, 7:30 PM. Part of don’t be a stranger series. Selections from Jatekok by György Kurtág, articles 1-3 by Rozalie Hirs, Carny by John Zorn, and an immersive collaboration with Danny Clay. Click here for more information.

June 21: Garden of Memory performance with Danny Clay, Joseph Columbo, and Andy Meyerson. A semi-improvised, mixed percussion sound installation at the annual Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland to celebrate the solstice.

2014

November 22: A solo performance evening of vocal and piano music at the Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St., San Francisco. 7:30 PM. Anne premieres a piece by Danny Clay in a setting of the poetry by local writer Roy Doughty. Also on the program is Jude Traxler’s setting of the Theodore Roethke poem The Waking and Ian Power’s setting of the Scelsi theme Ave Maria. For more information, click here.

September 21: SF Music Day celebration at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Performance at noon with composer/violist Luis Escareño (original compositions by Anne Rainwater, Danny Clay and Luis Escareño).

August 22: Duo recital with violinist Solenn Séguillon on the Old First Concerts Series, 1751 Sacramento St., SF, 8 PM. Works by Beethoven, Pärt, Chopin and Shahab Parani.

July 2: Performance with the Nevada County Composers Collective as part of their Wet Ink series, Nevada City, CA. Works by Durwynne Hsieh and Mark Vance.

March 3: Recital with bassoonist Stephanie Patterson at 7:30 PM. Wiedemann Recital Hall, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS. For more info, click here.

2013

November 24: Solo show at the Center for New Music at 7:30 PM, 55 Taylor St., San Francisco. 2 world premieres by composers Stuart Saunders Smith and Ken Thomson. For more information on the program, Into the Thicket, click here. For a live video recording of Ken Thomson’s piece, click here.

March 29 and 30: futureCities and The Living Earth Show perform at the Center for New Music at 7:30 PM, 55 Taylor St., San Francisco, CA.

March 24: futureCities plays a set on the Switchboard Music Festival at the Brava Theater at 4:20 PM, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco, CA.

2012

June 21: Performing in Wendy Mae Chamber’s Kun a piece for 64 toy pianos, as part of Make Music New York 2012.

April 22-May: Anne collaborates with CocoRosie on a ballet, a musical show, and an opera at the Donau Festival 2012 in Krems, Austria.

March 14-25: Travel to Hamburg, Germany for a residency at Kampnagel with the band CocoRosie, culminating in a world premiere of Sierra Casady’s ballet NightShift and a musical performance with Rajasthan Roots.

February 21: futureCities performs Wally Gunn’s epic Can You Here Me Now? 8 PM, Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey.

January 20: futureCities performs at the Kennedy Center, 6:30 PM, Washington D.C. View the show in its entirety here.

January 7: Vocal music with soprano Delea Shand of Charles Ives and Nils Vigeland at Central Presbyterian Church at 8 PM, 593 Park Ave. (at 64th St.), New York City, NY. View the premiere of Nils Vigeland’s There Was a Child Went Forth here.

 

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