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Castle Music Salons

Sunday, August 28, 2022

upcoming Music salons

These special music events are held in a grand, intimate setting in Pacifica’s legendary Castle with spectacular views of the coast. Each event includes refreshments and wine. To protect the original wood floors, high spike heels aren’t permitted. Slippers will be provided.

Saturday salons — gather at 6 PM, music begins at 7 PM
Sunday salons  – gather at 4 PM, music begins at 5 PM


Saturday, October 29, 2022 – Charged Particles
http://www.chargedparticles.com
Jazz trio with guest saxophonist, Tod Dickow

Sunday, November 27, 2022 – The Musical Art Quintet

http://www.musicalartquintet.com/
This quintet blends world music influences in chamber music ensembles, infusing rhythms from Argentina, Cuba, Africa, Jazz, Classical, and even Electronica into their own style of music

Sunday, January 22, 2023 – 41st Street Quartet

https://m.facebook.com/search/videos/?q=41st%20street%20ensemble&source=filter&isTrending=0
This Chamber Jazz Ensemble uses unique instrumentation to combine elements of jazz and classical music

Sunday, February 19, 2023 – Harpist Brian Swager

http://www.harpbrian.com
Take a voyage into intriguing instrumental history interspersed with beautiful harp music

Sunday, March 26, 2023 – Homenagem with Sandy Cressman
https://cressmanmusic.com/album/51273/homenagem-brasileira
Enjoy a musical journey through the rich world of Brazilian jazz

Saturday, April 8, 2023 – SonoMusette

http://www.sonomusette.com
Featuring Parisian singer Mimi Pirard, SonoMusette authentically recreates the moody and evocative sound of the Paris music scene of the Mid-20th Century

Saturday, May 6, 2023 – Basma & Ava Duo (violin/piano)
https://basmaedreesviolin.com/duo-1
After meeting at Julliard, this duo became fast friends and collaborators


Arriving at the castle

900 Mirador Terrace in Pacifica’s Sharp Park 

There is a hair-raising hill we suggest you avoid by taking these surface streets:

  1. Start on Mirador Terrace
  2. Quick left on Carmel Avenue
  3. Right on Vallejo Terrace
  4. Right on San Pablo Terrace and come down to the parking lot

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did you miss a salon?

Here are the artists and their sites – take a listen!

Musical Art Quintet

Adrian Jost & Pablo Estigarribia
Masterful piano and bandoneon Argentine Tango.

Georges Lammam & Gabriel Navia