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Tuesday, April 18th – 7:00 pm –
The Violin and the Cello
Matteo Montanari & Rocco Malagoli
on tour — suggested donation $10

Matteo Montanari and Rocco Malagoli are two passionate musicians from Italy with worldwide performing experience; seeking always to discover new musical ideas in the world and new environments to convey the inspiration classical music gives us every day. Their travels have brought them through San Francisco, occasioning this impromptu addition to the bookshop’s concert schedule.

Both Matteo and Rocco are also enthusiastic teachers, believing in the importance of sharing their experience and passion with the next generation of musicians.

The Violin and the Cello offer a wide possibility of performances and a heterogeneous repertoire.

Sample program

J.S. Bach – Sonata BWV 1021
A. Vivaldi – The 4 Seasons
W.A. Mozart – Duet KV 423
L.V. Beethoven – Duet WoO 27 n.1
F. Schubert – Serenade
J. Brahms – Hungarian Dances
J. Massenet – Meditation from “Thais”
F. Tarrega – Recuerdos de la Alhambra
S. Joplin – Ragtimes
J. Williams – Music from ‘Schindler’s List’


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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.

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