March 13-14: Cellist Jay Campbell, Igudesman & Joo, Be About It, Community Music Sunday, Tangonero, Noe Valley Chamber Music benefit, Manuel Barrueco, Infusion Baroque, Avedis Chamber Music Series


Morrison Artists Series: Cellist Jay Campbell and pianist Conor Hanick play works by Messiaen, Charles Wuorinen, Beethoven, Debussy and Brahms; a 2 p.m. lecture-demonstration by artistic director Richard Festinger precedes the concert. [3 p.m., McKenna Theatre, Creative Arts Building, SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Igudesman & Joo: The comics and virtuosos appear in “And Now Mozart,” an original theatrical event with music, humor and pop culture described as “Mozart hijacked by Monty Python” or “Trey Parker meets Bach.” [8 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Be About It: Making its world premiere at the Center for Asian American Media Film Festival, the film chronicles the lives of two Asian American fathers as they battle chronic hepatitis B. [12:15 p.m., Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 2550 Mission St., S.F.]

Community Music Center Sunday: Free lesson demos, class demos, jam sessions and the popular instrument petting zoo are on the day’s agenda. [3 to 5 p.m., CMC Mission Branch, 544 Capp St., S.F.]

Tangonero: Old First Concerts present Slex Roitman on bandoneon, Amy Zanrosso on piano; Michèle Walther on violin; Richard Duke on acoustic bass and Argentine vocalist Claudio Ortega performing old and new tango styles. [4 p.m., Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento St., S.F.]

Noe Valley Chamber Music Benefit: The event includes refreshments and the LiederALIVE! Chamber Ensemble — Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano, Paul Yarbrough, viola, Anthony Striplen, clarinet and Jeffrey LaDeur, piano — performing Schumann, Brahms, Mahler and a premiere by Kurt Erickson. [6 p.m., Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St., S.F.]

Manuel Barrueco: Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts’ Classical Guitar Concert Series presents the Cuban virtuoso. [7 p.m., Sunday, Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Avedis Chamber Music Series: The flute, guitar, viola and cello concert includes Antonio Diabelli’s “Serenata Concertante,” Aaron Jay Kernis’ “Lullaby,”
Albert Roussel’s “Trio,” Osvoldo Golijov’s “Fish Tale” and Gary Schocker’s “Garden Music.” [2 p.m., Legion of Honor. Lincoln Park. 100 34th Avenue, S.F.]

Infusion Baroque: The S.F. Early Music Society presents the local debut of the prize-winning ensemble known for infusing wit into repertory often conceived a bit too reverent. [4 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1111 O’Farrell St., S.F,]


Alex Abramovich: The New York writer discusses “Bullies: A Friendship,” a chronicle of the life of his former-grade school nemesis, who became leader of a dangerous motorcycle club in Oakland. [7 p.m., City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Junior Boys: The Canadian electronic pop duo (Jeremy Greenspan and Matt Didemus) combines techno with soul pop sensibilities their new album is “Big Black Coat.” [8 p.m., Mezzanine, 444 Jessie St., S.F.]

Majid Jordan: Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman comprise the Toronto R&B duo, headlning a sold-out show promoting their self-titled debut album. [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.

March Rough Reading: Playwrights Foundation and the National Center for New Plays at Stanford host a reading of ”Mercury” by Steve Yockey, a drama in which “one couple abruptly ends an illicit affair while another couple hangs on by a thread.” [7:30 p.m., Roble Hall, 374 Santa Teresa St., Stanford University]

Intertribal Ensemble: Jimmy Biala (percussion, voice), Masaru Koga (sax, flute, shakuhachi) and John-Carlos Perea (electric bass, Native American flute, voice) play a free show opening ImprovisAsians 2016, a series exploring art and community building. [1:10 p.m., Knuth Hall, Creative Arts Building, SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

S.F. Choral Artists: “Prayers from the Ark: Songs of Lamentation and Jubilation,” a program of rarely heard Yiddish and Ladino folk music, liturgical works, psalms and chants, is presented by Music at Meyer. [7:30 p.m., Martin Meyer Sanctuary, Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. ]

Earplay: The new chamber music group’s concert “Surprise & Enigma” include legacy works by Donald Aird and Stefan Wolpe; premieres by Ursula Kwong-Brown and Herb Bielawa and a piece by composers-competition prize winner Shiuan Chang. [7:30 p.m., ODC Theater, 3153 17th St., S.F.]

Sarah Chang: The violinist plays works by Bartok, Brahms, Franck and Ravel in a Chamber Music San Francisco program. [7:30 p.m., Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto]

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