Sunset Piano and San Francisco Botanical Garden Present
Fifth Year Anniversary
Thursday, July 11 - Monday July 22
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Golden Gate Park
Five years ago, Sunset Piano and San Francisco Botanical Garden (SFBG) joined forces to offer the public a uniquely interactive experience of music in nature, placing twelve pianos in some of the Garden’s most beautiful locations and inviting anyone to come and play what they like.
Now, the annual twelve-day-long Flower Piano is one of the Bay Area’s most highly anticipated musical events of the summer and celebrates its fifth year at the Garden with a special anniversary edition, featuring new opportunities for the public to play, more performances by professional musicians, special events for families including the new evening-time Flower Piano at Sunset, a community sing-along, free piano lessons, and three evenings of Flower Piano at Night, a special after dark event with food trucks and outdoor bars.
Flower Piano transforms the Garden into the city’s own alfresco concert hall for twelve days, and everyone is invited to play and listen for just the price of regular Garden admission. The twelve pianos are tucked among the many flower-filled gardens within SFBG’s 55 acres and are available to the public to play each day July 11-22 from 9am - 6pm, except during select performances.
Meetup members are invited to organize your own get togethers during the duration of Flower Piano.
All daytime events are free of charge to SF residents.
Entrance fee for non-residents is $9 for adults, with discounts for youth, seniors, and families!
Flower Piano at Night events require tickets which you can purchase in advance.
I will be performing with friends at the following events:
SAT July 13th 12pm Ancient Plant Garden with Elektra Schmidt and Lewis Patzner
SAT July 13th 2pm Fountain Plaza with Awesome Orchestra featuring pianists Allison Lovejoy and Serene
SUN July 14th 2pm Garden of Fragrance: Carnival of the Animals featuring pianists Elektra Schmidt and Allison Lovejoy
THURS July 18th 8pm California Native Plant Garden with Elektra Schmidt and Carlyn Kessler
SUN July 21st 11am location tba with Elektra Schmidt and friends
Full schedule is here
Hope to see you there!