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2015/03/27 23:44
2015/03/27 23:44
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What is a classical musician's primary work? For that matter, what is a classical musician's primary recreation? The answer to the first question is "to make music." The answer to the second question...
2015/03/27 23:44
2015/03/27 23:44
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2015/03/27 10:43
2015/03/27 10:43
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... Nan Tucker McEvoy, the last member of the San Francisco Chronicle's founding family to head the newspaper, died Thursday after a long convalescence. She was 95. Her son, Nion McEvoy, publisher of...
2015/03/26 02:24
2015/03/26 02:24
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Dutch conductor Ton Koopman has finished a two-week guest shot with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall with concerts featuring players and principals drawn from the orchestra's own...
2015/03/26 00:02
2015/03/26 00:02
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As part of the festivities for his 70th birthday season, Michael Tilson Thomas is in the midst of a nine-city U.S. tour with the London Symphony Orchestra that stopped Tuesday at Walt Disney Concert...
2015/03/24 14:45
2015/03/24 14:45
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Michael Tilson Thomas has been conducting the London Symphony Orchestra for nearly four decades, the last three as principal guest conductor, and he still has this fantasy. “I’m kind of a speedy...
2015/03/20 13:39
2015/03/20 13:39
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... want you to scare me with that last note!” Sylvia Alimena tells the high school musicians gathered in front of her. “Right here! Scare me!” Alimena signals for the students to start again, then...
2015/03/19 22:38
2015/03/19 22:38
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Jose Maria Condemi has big plans for the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. The stage director has just been named director of opera for the Conservatory, where he'll be responsible for overseeing...
2015/03/19 11:45
2015/03/19 11:45
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Funding fear for Edinburgh International Festival Fergus Linehan announces his first Festival programme. Picture: Getty THE WORLD’S most prestigious arts festival might have to “drop down a division”...
Read more at Scotsman, heraldscotland
2015/03/12 02:24
2015/03/12 02:24
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In a smartly planned program of thematically complementary works, British composer Thomas Ades made his conducting debut with the San Francisco Symphony last week. The concert included the Davies...
2015/03/12 02:24
2015/03/12 02:24
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The Civic Center/Hayes Valley arts district is a living, growing neighborhood. Besides those stalwarts of civilized entertainment Davies Symphony Hall and the War Memorial Opera House, you can now...
2015/03/10 20:58
2015/03/10 20:58
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Who's in town Elliot Ackerman, who served five tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq, follows a young Afghan orphan in “Green on Blue,” his debut novel. [6 p.m., Marines’ Memorial Club, 609 Sutter...
2015/03/09 16:59
2015/03/09 16:59
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String Theory, in partnership with Lee University and the Hunter Museum of American Art, will continue its sixth season with the percussion trio consisting of Ayano Kataoka, Ian Rosenbaum, and...
2015/03/09 07:04
2015/03/09 07:04
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Forget space -- the new final frontier is apparently symphony halls, with the crews of multiple Starships Enterprise being represented in Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage, a concert tour of more than...
2015/03/09 02:17
2015/03/09 02:17
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Broad smiles and upbeat comments are expected during a reception Wednesday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall when details of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's 2015-2016 season, the organization's...
2015/03/07 02:10
2015/03/07 02:10
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Anne-Sophie Mutter returned to San Francisco for four performances of the Brahms Violin Concerto in D-Major, Thursday-Sunday, February 26-March 1, with the San Francisco Symphony. To hear Mutter play...
2015/03/06 03:45
2015/03/06 03:45
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The 1.8-mile-wide LED light sculpture that has made the Bay Bridge twinkle for the past two years will temporarily go dark for 11 months starting Friday. Farewell celebrations have been organized for...
2015/03/05 22:59
2015/03/05 22:59
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Inge Schloss Lehmann Inge Lehmann, our wonderful mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, aunt and friend, passed away Feb. 13 in her apartment in San Francisco. Our mom was passionate about life and was...
2015/03/05 03:24
2015/03/05 03:24
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We've got advance word on composer-pianist-conductor Thomas Ades' San Francisco Symphony conducting debut this weekend (March 5-7). SFS has performed many of Ades' works, but his conducting the SFS,...
2015/03/05 01:00
2015/03/05 01:00
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Over the last two years, the Bay Bridge, sometimes referred to as the "working man’s bridge," has had an extra fancy sparkle courtesy of thousands of twinkling LED lights. Artist Leo Villareal’s...
2015/03/03 19:03
2015/03/03 19:03
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A season-long exploration of Schumann symphonies, programs marking the 150th anniversary of Sibelius's birth, concert performances of Leonard Bernstein's "On the Town," and premieres by Mason Bates,...
2015/03/27 23:44
2015/03/27 23:44
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