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examiner.com
McGegan’s attentively energetic approach transcends Mendelssohn’s shortcomingsfor his opera that would eventually become his Opus 72 Fidelio. Mind you, last
McGegan’s attentively energetic approach transcends Mendelssohn’s shortcomings
examiner.com / Posted 21 hours ago
for his opera that would eventually become his Opus 72 Fidelio. Mind you, last week Pablo Heras-Casado was conducting the San Francisco Symphony in performances of Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber and Jean-Philippe Rameau; so this may have been... Read more
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examiner.com
The middle of May 2016 will be the next busy weekend of the seasonmay also be purchased online from a Brown Paper Tickets event page. Sunday, Ma
The middle of May 2016 will be the next busy weekend of the season
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
may also be purchased online from a Brown Paper Tickets event page. Sunday, May 15, 2 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall: The San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra (SFSYO) will conclude its 2015–16 season. The concert will also mark the conclusion of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Stern Grove Festival announces 2016 free concert series lineupParliament Funkadelic, Bayonics* July 3: Hieroglyphics*, dance crews Mix'd Ing
Stern Grove Festival announces 2016 free concert series lineup
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Parliament Funkadelic, Bayonics* July 3: Hieroglyphics*, dance crews Mix'd Ingrdnts*, and Golden State Breakers* July 10: San Francisco Symphony, Edwin Outwater, Conductor July 17: Joan Osborne's Soul Revue, and John Brothers Piano Company* July... Read more
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The Mercury News
Stern Grove Festival lineup: Janelle Monae, George Clinton, O'Jays among highlightspioneers George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, acclaimed indie-rock act The
Stern Grove Festival lineup: Janelle Monae, George Clinton, O'Jays among highlights
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
pioneers George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, acclaimed indie-rock act The New Pornographers, the always-popular San Francisco Symphony and other attractions are also on the bill for the 79th festival, which runs Sundays, June 19-Aug. 21,... Read more
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examiner.com
Mason Bates amalgamates past and present in his new ‘Auditorium’Last night in Davies Symphony Hall, visiting conductor Pablo Heras-Casado led t
Mason Bates amalgamates past and present in his new ‘Auditorium’
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Last night in Davies Symphony Hall, visiting conductor Pablo Heras-Casado led the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) in the world premiere of the most recent work to be composed by Mason Bates on an SFS commission. As has been regularly the case, Bates was... Read more
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examiner.com
Hilary Hahn’s comfort zone reaches back about three-quarters of a centuryLast night the San Francisco Symphony presented a recital by violinist Hilary H
Hilary Hahn’s comfort zone reaches back about three-quarters of a century
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
Last night the San Francisco Symphony presented a recital by violinist Hilary Hahn in Davies Symphony Hall as part of the Great Performers Series. Hahn performed both solo and with piano accompaniment provided by Cory Smythe. The second half of the... Read more
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examiner.com
Juraj Valčuha returns to the SFS podium with music for large ensemblesNext month will see the return of Slovakian conductor Juraj Valčuha to the podi
Juraj Valčuha returns to the SFS podium with music for large ensembles
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
Next month will see the return of Slovakian conductor Juraj Valčuha to the podium of the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) in Davies Symphony Hall. Valčuha made his SFS debut in May of 2013 and returned in October 2014. His repertoire has shown a... Read more
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examiner.com
Hyperion’s project to record Liszt songs advances to its fourth (final?) volumea weak spot for Cooke in my listening preferences. I have listened to her in re
Hyperion’s project to record Liszt songs advances to its fourth (final?) volume
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
a weak spot for Cooke in my listening preferences. I have listened to her in recitals, in concert performances with the San Francisco Symphony, and in the War Memorial Opera House with the San Francisco Opera. She commands a broad repertoire... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Is this the worst year for celebrity deaths? We've said goodbye to over 50 famous people in 2016at both the BBC Philharmonic and Royal Philharmonic orchestras for 10 years, an
Is this the worst year for celebrity deaths? We've said goodbye to over 50 famous people in 2016
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
at both the BBC Philharmonic and Royal Philharmonic orchestras for 10 years, and guest-conducting orchestras such as the San Francisco Symphony, Leipzig Gewandhaus and Philharmonia. He died at his Orkney home after suffering from leukaemia aged... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Musician Rufus Wainwright releases collection of Shakespeare’s sonnetsSonnets. All nine on the new album were in that show – though some appear in ve
Musician Rufus Wainwright releases collection of Shakespeare’s sonnets
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Sonnets. All nine on the new album were in that show – though some appear in versions he later re-orchestrated for the San Francisco Symphony. According to the reviews I’ve read of Wilson’s production – on this side of the ocean, anyway –... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
At the L.A. Phil, hearing John Adams through the man who made him famouson the musical map. De Waart leads the Milwaukee and New Zealand symphonies, b
At the L.A. Phil, hearing John Adams through the man who made him famous
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
on the musical map. De Waart leads the Milwaukee and New Zealand symphonies, but when he was the music director of the San Francisco Symphony, he made Adams — then a little-known, wild-eyed young music teacher at the San Francisco Conservatory... Read more
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examiner.com
Heras-Casado dazzles with reduced San Francisco Symphony resourcesOver the course of his many regular visits to the podium of the San Francisco S
Heras-Casado dazzles with reduced San Francisco Symphony resources
examiner.com / Posted 8 days ago
Over the course of his many regular visits to the podium of the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) in Davies Symphony Hall, Pablo Heras-Casado has taken on an impressive breadth of repertoire and delivered consistently compelling performances. However, one... Read more
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DW
Violinist, conductor and humanist: Yehudi Menuhin 100 years after his birth |to quote his biographer Humphrey Burton, was a prodigy on the scale of Mozart,
Violinist, conductor and humanist: Yehudi Menuhin 100 years after his birth |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
to quote his biographer Humphrey Burton, was a prodigy on the scale of Mozart, having appeared in a concert with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra at age seven. Four years later, he debuted in New York's Carnegie Hall. A Stradavarius for... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Art Therapywas full of adventures. Free (members)-$20. Thru Sept. 12. 104 Montgomery St.,
Art Therapy
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
was full of adventures. Free (members)-$20. Thru Sept. 12. 104 Montgomery St., The Presidio. 345-6800. www.waltdisney.org San Francisco Symphony @ Davies Symphony Hall Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the symphony in works by Bartok, Ravel,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
In an orchestra's meet-and-mash of Kanye West and Beethoven, classical kicks it with a hip-hop beatThe new composer-in-residence of the Kennedy Center (a first), he will have his
In an orchestra's meet-and-mash of Kanye West and Beethoven, classical kicks it with a hip-hop beat
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
The new composer-in-residence of the Kennedy Center (a first), he will have his next premiere streamed next week on the San Francisco Symphony Facebook page (believed to be a first for a major orchestra). He has lively orchestral imagination... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
With 'Falstaff,' the CSO is once again Riccardo Muti's opera houseabout recent and impending shifts of principal players at the Chicago Symphony.
With 'Falstaff,' the CSO is once again Riccardo Muti's opera house
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
about recent and impending shifts of principal players at the Chicago Symphony. Eugene Izotov, now principal oboe of the San Francisco Symphony, is no longer listed on the personnel page of the CSO program book, and his resignation has yet to be... Read more
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examiner.com
San Francisco Symphony Chorus will give its own recital at the beginning of MayNext month will begin with an opportunity to listen to the San Francisco Sympho
San Francisco Symphony Chorus will give its own recital at the beginning of May
examiner.com / Posted 12 days ago
Next month will begin with an opportunity to listen to the San Francisco Symphony Chorus in Davies Symphony Hall without the presence of the San Francisco Symphony (SFS). Rather than offering its usual bill-of-fare, which is support for symphonic... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Berkeley Symphony Announces Next Season. CategoryChorus. Sedov, a native of St. Petersburg, Russia, who holds a degree from the
Berkeley Symphony Announces Next Season. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 14 days ago
Chorus. Sedov, a native of St. Petersburg, Russia, who holds a degree from the Jerusalem Academy, has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, and Los Angeles Philharmonic, among others. “Babi Yar” (a reference to the site... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Other Side of Aaron Coplandsuch artistic values rather quaint. How fitting, then, that the conductor Micha
The Other Side of Aaron Copland
The New Yorker / Posted 16 days ago
such artistic values rather quaint. How fitting, then, that the conductor Michael Tilson Thomas’s upcoming concert with the San Francisco Symphony, at Carnegie Hall (April 13), reveals a composer far removed from the sunny populist whom most... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
A Profoundly Moving DAS LIED VON DER ERDE. CategoryWalter on November 20, 1911, six months after Mahler’s death. Under the lead o
A Profoundly Moving DAS LIED VON DER ERDE. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 16 days ago
Walter on November 20, 1911, six months after Mahler’s death. Under the lead of Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony presented four performances of Das Lied von der Erde, April 6-10, at Davies Hall. Singers for these... Read more
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examiner.com
Mason Bates’ world premiere will be streamed on ‘Facebook Live’The final subscription concert by the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) for the mont
Mason Bates’ world premiere will be streamed on ‘Facebook Live’
examiner.com / Posted 16 days ago
The final subscription concert by the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) for the month of April will feature the world premiere of the latest composition by Mason Bates, “Auditorium.” Those who have been following Bates’ career know that he has a strong... Read more
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examiner.com
The Utah Symphony needs to rethink its commissioning strategyan auspicious time to be taking stock of the present in the context of the past
The Utah Symphony needs to rethink its commissioning strategy
examiner.com / Posted 18 days ago
an auspicious time to be taking stock of the present in the context of the past. Thus, in my hometown of San Francisco, the San Francisco Symphony has planned is 2016–17 season around three major birthdays. In their order of occurrence, Steve Reich... Read more
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examiner.com
Hilary Hahn will be the next recitalist to visit Davies Symphony Hallto have been in May of 2012, when she performed Sergei Prokofiev’s Opus 19 (fir
Hilary Hahn will be the next recitalist to visit Davies Symphony Hall
examiner.com / Posted 21 days ago
to have been in May of 2012, when she performed Sergei Prokofiev’s Opus 19 (first) violin concerto in D major with the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) led by Osmo Vänskä. At that time her Encores project was just getting under way; but she was... Read more
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examiner.com
April 2016 will conclude with a Sunday of more diverse choicesChamber Music San Francisco. This will be the San Francisco recital debut of Du
April 2016 will conclude with a Sunday of more diverse choices
examiner.com / Posted 22 days ago
Chamber Music San Francisco. This will be the San Francisco recital debut of Dutch violinist Liza Ferschtman, who made her San Francisco Symphony debut this past July performing Ludwig van Beethoven’s Opus 61 violin concerto in D major under the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Cooke, SF Symphony combine in ravishing MahlerSchubert a little editorial touchup. It was an odd but persuasive reading, help
Cooke, SF Symphony combine in ravishing Mahler
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
Schubert a little editorial touchup. It was an odd but persuasive reading, helped along by lush playing from the strings. San Francisco Symphony: 8 p.m. Saturday, April 9; 2 p.m. Sunday, April 10. $15-$140. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave.,... Read more
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examiner.com
Sasha Cooke finds just the right dark tones for a compelling Mahler performanceHall, Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) brought the music of Gustav Ma
Sasha Cooke finds just the right dark tones for a compelling Mahler performance
examiner.com / Posted 22 days ago
Hall, Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) brought the music of Gustav Mahler back into the repertoire of the San Francisco Symphony with the first of four performances of the orchestral song cycle Das Lied von der Erde. The cycle... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Bestie Talentsdoing drag in San Francisco that I'd jump from gritty, sticky-floored nightclub
Bestie Talents
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 23 days ago
doing drag in San Francisco that I'd jump from gritty, sticky-floored nightclubs to performing in museums and at the San Francisco Symphony, or find a new home at the Castro Theatre for our movie events," he said. "It feels very proper and... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Besties: Arts & CultureMurphy, San Jose Mercury News, Jan. 28, 2016. Davies Symphony Hall auditorium,
Besties: Arts & Culture
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 23 days ago
Murphy, San Jose Mercury News, Jan. 28, 2016. Davies Symphony Hall auditorium, as seen from the stage. Photo: Courtesy San Francisco Symphony Best Classical Venue Davies Symphony Hall (Runners up: Herbst Theatre, Veteran's Building, War... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Besties announced in Arts & CultureMurphy, San Jose Mercury News, Jan. 28, 2016. Davies Symphony Hall auditorium,
Besties announced in Arts & Culture
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 23 days ago
Murphy, San Jose Mercury News, Jan. 28, 2016. Davies Symphony Hall auditorium, as seen from the stage. Photo: Courtesy San Francisco Symphony Best Classical Venue Davies Symphony Hall (Runners up: Herbst Theatre, Veteran's Building, War... Read more
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examiner.com
Pablo Heras-Casado will be the next conductor to make a two-week visit to DaviesThis month will see another guest conductor make a two-week visit to the podium
Pablo Heras-Casado will be the next conductor to make a two-week visit to Davies
examiner.com / Posted 23 days ago
This month will see another guest conductor make a two-week visit to the podium of the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) in Davies Symphony Hall. This month’s visitor will be Pablo Heras-Casado, who has been Principal Conductor of the Orchestra of St.... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Incline classic music fest releases line upbringing together an all-star assembly of musicians from the Metropolitan Opera
Incline classic music fest releases line up
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 23 days ago
bringing together an all-star assembly of musicians from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, LA Phil, Reno Phil and other orchestras throughout the world. The name evolution... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
L.A. Phil appoints Susanna Malkki as principal guest conductorthe most prestigious position in classical music, and Michael Tilson Thomas (19
L.A. Phil appoints Susanna Malkki as principal guest conductor
Los Angeles Times / Posted 23 days ago
the most prestigious position in classical music, and Michael Tilson Thomas (1981-1985), now music director of the San Francisco Symphony. Malkki also was recently appointed chief conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. She first... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Breckenridge Music Festival presents ‘Romance of Piano and Strings’programming repertoire and coaching its Fellows. As a concert pianist, he has p
Breckenridge Music Festival presents ‘Romance of Piano and Strings’
Summit Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
programming repertoire and coaching its Fellows. As a concert pianist, he has performed with New World Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, the BMF and regional orchestras around the U.S. An avid skier, he enjoys spending as many winter days... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Emirates and the New York Cosmos Extend Global Partnershipmen’s event globally and the Emirates Rankings. In the U.S., Emirates is the ma
Emirates and the New York Cosmos Extend Global Partnership
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 28 days ago
men’s event globally and the Emirates Rankings. In the U.S., Emirates is the main sponsor of the USA Rugby Team and the San Francisco Symphony and most recently announced its first Major League Baseball sponsorships with the Los Angeles... Read more

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