Full 2018


Explore the BAMPFA galleries and discover exciting performances in our dramatic space on the night of each full moon.

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  • PC Muñoz. Photo: Aengus McGiffin

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  • Friday, December 21, 7 PM

    Full: Home Again—Tapestry Reimagined

    Acclaimed San Francisco recording artist and producer PC Muñoz leads an all-star ensemble through a lovingly crafted reimagination of Carole King’s blockbuster album Tapestry.

    Programmed by PC Muñoz, copresented by the JCC East Bay.

  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018

    Full: Jennifer Locke

    Locke draws from her experiences as a dominatrix, wrestler, and artists’ model to compose physically intense, sculptural actions. She’ll be stirring up something compelling in our space.

    Programmed by Marit Brook-Kothlow and Amy Rathbone

  • Monday, September 24, 7 PM

    Full: Fauxnique

    Fauxnique (Monique Jenkinson) performs Drag Movement Study #3, an indulgent investigation of glamour as process.

    Programmed by Marit Brook-Kothlow and Amy Rathbone

  • Sunday, August 26, 7 PM

    Full: Payne/Sonami

    Maggi Payne and Laetitia Sonami—two of the Bay Area’s finest composers and intrepid musical pioneers—team up for an evening of solo and collaborative performances, electroacoustic music, sound art, and explorations of resonance and acoustics.

    Programmed by Sarah Cahill

  • After Everything
    Friday, July 27, 7 PM

    Full: After Everything

    After Everything presents chamber music by Julius Eastman, Lou Harrison, and others.

    Programmed by Sarah Cahill

  • Wednesday, June 27, 7 PM

    Full: Adam Tendler

    The charismatic young pianist Adam Tendler performs works by John Cage, Morton Feldman, and others.

    Programmed by Sarah Cahill

  • Tuesday, May 29, 7 PM

    Full: Cities

    Berkeley Symphony musicians and friends perform six small-ensemble pieces written by living composers from San Francisco, Hamburg, and Shanghai.

    Programmed by Berkeley Symphony with Anna Clyne

  • Sunday, April 29, 7 PM

    Full: Symphony and Ballet

    Music meets dance with magical results as Berkeley Sounds composer fellows join forces with the choreographers and dancers of Berkeley Ballet Theater.

    Programmed by Berkeley Symphony with Anna Clyne

  • Saturday, March 31, 7 PM

    Full: Pairs

    Berkeley Symphony musicians and friends play compositions by Berkeley Sounds composer fellows paired with pieces written by their mentors.

    Programmed by Berkeley Symphony with Anna Clyne

  • Thursday, March 1, 7 PM

    Full: Daktari

    Daktari Dance Medicine Collective explores the mediums of drum, movement, meditation, and ritual, illuminating the African spirit.

    Programmed by Karen Seneferu

  • Friday, February 2, 7 PM

    Full: Street Classical

    Medea Sirkas performs with harpist Destiny Muhammad and violinist Tarika Lewis. This is where classical instruments meet street ballet.

    Programmed by Karen Seneferu

  • Tuesday, January 2, 7 PM

    Full: Ceremony

    Regina Evans (Regina’s Door) invokes the divine forces of love through a creative healing performance in honor of Mother Ancestors, featuring Amara Tabor-Smith.

    Programmed by Karen Seneferu