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To our 2017-2018 Season!

The Sierra Chamber Society announces its 31st concert season, to commence on October 12, 2017, featuring members of the San Francisco Symphony and distinguished guests.

• Venue: Grace Presbyterian Church
• City: Walnut Creek
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• Price Range: $16 to $24
• Tickets: 925-322-0994


Regular ~ $24.00
Senior/Youth ~ $21.00
Children ~ $16.00

Season subscribers enjoy a substantial discount and, as always, Flex tickets are available at SCS performances - any number may be purchased for use at any performance in the season. 
Season subscriptions:  Regular $100, Senior/Youth $96, Children under 12 $84.  Individual tickets:  Regular $24, Senior/Youth $16, Children under 12 $14.  Tickets available online beginning June 21

DONATIONS are vital to our survival.  In addition to making a personal donation, if your employer has a matching program, your gift could be doubled.  Please help to insure the Sierra Chamber Society’s legacy by making us a part of your estate planning.  If you would like to know more about these options, please leave word at 925-930-8880 and we will contact you.

Stevan Cavalier
General Director
Sierra Chamber Society



All performances will take place at Grace Presbyterian Church, 2100 Tice Valley Blvd (just a block beyond the Rossmoor Blvd turnoff) in Walnut Creek on Sunday’s at 3 PM.

2O17 - 2O18 (31st) CONCERT SEASON

Program I:  Sunday 10/22/17  3 PM
Members of the SF Symphony
Debussy - Violin Sonata in G Minor
Sir John Blackwood McEwen - String Quartet No. 15 “In modo Scotico.”
Brahms - Piano Trio in C major  Op 87

Program II:  Sunday 12/3/17  3 PM
Madeline Dring - Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano
Paquo d’Rivera - “Aires Tropicales.”  Wind quintet.
Mozart - Quintet for Piano and Winds K. 452

Program III:  Sunday 2/11/18  3 PM
Jean-Michael Francaix - String Quartet
Stephen Hough - “Was mit den tränen geschieht.”  Trio for piccolo, contra bassoon and piano
Somei Satoh “Birds in warped time II”  for Violin and Piano
Gliere - String Quartet No. 1

Program IV:  Sunday 4/15/18   3 PM
Featuring the Telegraph String Quartet
WA Mozart String Quartet in D major K 575 "Prussian"
Robert Sirota String Quartet No. 3 "Wave upon wave" (
West Coast Premiere! )
Maurice Ravel String Quartet in F major

Program V:  Sunday 6/3/18  3 PM
Members of the SF Symphony
Haydn - String Quartet in E flat Op 71 No 3
Villa-Lobos Quintet for Flute, Harp and String Trio
Dvorak - Piano Trio in E minor Op 90 "Dumky"

Programs Subject to Change – For most current program information, please visit this page.

This season will feature the acclaimed Telegraph String Quartet,   featured recently in the SFSU Morrison Series (

The Telegraph String Quartet just won first prize in the 2016 Naumburg International Chamber Music Competition, perhaps the worlds most prestigious prize for a string quartet.  



Don’t miss a single moment of this memorable music! We hope you’ll be sure to join us all at the Sierra Chamber Society for another series of outstanding programs.