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2014/11/27 13:57
2014/11/27 13:57
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MESSIAHS Handel's Sing it Yourself Messiah Urs Leonhardt Steiner directs the San Francisco Sinfonietta Orchestra and Chorus program. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, $15-$30. Mission Dolores Basilica, 3321 16th...
2014/11/27 13:57
2014/11/27 13:57
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2014/11/26 12:57
2014/11/26 12:57
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Mälkki, 45, who appears again with the San Francisco Symphony this weekend, heads the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, the major ensemble in her native Finland, and is principal guest conductor of a...
2014/11/22 04:28
2014/11/22 04:28
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Two groups of artists presented a weekend event of art and hospitality. It was the equivalent of a triple header: a Grand Gallery opening, a launch of an online magazine and benefit for East Palo...
2014/11/18 20:44
2014/11/18 20:44
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Here's a partial list of holiday shows slated for the Bay Area. Contra Costa Ballet: One-hour adaptation aimed at family audiences; Nov. 28-30; Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek; $20-$35;...
2014/11/17 23:21
2014/11/17 23:21
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Successful classical music performers are generally perceived as rather solitary, often somber individuals. But there really are a few with the wit and human insight to imbue the serious art of...
2014/11/14 20:24
2014/11/14 20:24
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This week, catch the 3rd i South Asian Film Fest in Palo Alto, hear the story of a violinist who played for Stalin, and catch the big band tunes of the 1920s at Foothill College. 3rd i South Asian...
2014/11/13 21:59
2014/11/13 21:59
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In 1945, at the age of 19, Stuart Canin played his violin at the Potsdam Conference near Berlin, where world leaders were meeting to determine punishment for Nazi Germany, establish postwar order and...
2014/11/13 16:15
2014/11/13 16:15
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LENOX - A deep immersion into Tanglewood activities by the Boston Symphony's new Music Director Andris Nelsons and a 75th anniversary celebration of the Tanglewood Music Center (TMC) summer academy...
2014/11/12 09:09
2014/11/12 09:09
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One cannot lose sight of the fact that capital-A Art, as an institution, relies on a set of economic and social mechanisms to make it all happen. The municipal symphony orchestra as we know it is...
2014/11/09 15:19
2014/11/09 15:19
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Last summer, Elizabeth “Libby” Seidner, a University of Michigan senior studying flute and instrumental music education, spent five weeks with the San Francisco Symphony as a University Musical...
2014/11/07 20:11
2014/11/07 20:11
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The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) is one of the U.S.’s most respected orchestras. It has been one of the Bay Area’s most important cultural institutions since its first concert in 1911, which gave San...
2014/11/06 21:00
2014/11/06 21:00
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Suddenly, she switches to Hebrew: “Baruch atah Adonai, elohaynu melech haolam, asher bachar banu mikol haamim, v’natan lanu et torato, baruch ata Adonai notayn hatorah.” The “Porgy and Bess” melody...
2014/11/06 03:24
2014/11/06 03:24
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One ambitious part of the celebrations surrounding Michael Tilson Thomas and his remarkable 20th year as Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony includes an anniversary concert tour of American...
2014/11/04 06:53
2014/11/04 06:53
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The propriety of projecting a composer's personal life onto how we hear and perform the music goes through fads. Half a century ago, the Bay Area was home to Apollonian musicologists who prized...
2014/10/31 17:21
2014/10/31 17:21
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The Irvine-based Philharmonic Society of Orange County named John Mangum its new president and artistic director. He succeeds Dean Corey, who retired in June after 21 years leading the...
2014/10/24 19:11
2014/10/24 19:11
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Talent and beauty are merged into one as Melody of China, San Francisco’s premiere Chinese chamber ensemble, premieres a new work at Old First Church on Friday, November 7 at 8 P.M. with follow-up...
2014/10/24 17:13
2014/10/24 17:13
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GENEVA, Switzerland — The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's visit to this Swiss city — with its requisite lake and mountain views; Old Town cobblestone streets and hilltop cathedrals; and sleek boulevards...
2014/10/24 16:53
2014/10/24 16:53
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Michael Tilson Thomas was the talk of the classical music world this week -- not for his skills as a conductor, but for an incident involving a woman and a child at a recent concert with the New World...
2014/10/24 06:58
2014/10/24 06:58
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As Saturday’s season debut approaches, Donald Kendrick is in overdrive. He’s not just thinking about opening night but its significance of big things to come. “This is the same program we’re taking...
2014/10/23 21:57
2014/10/23 21:57
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Daedalus String Quartet Oct. 24, 7 p.m., $8 for students Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts Listen to classical music from this quartet, consisting of violinists Min-Young Kim and Matilda Kaul,...
2014/11/27 13:57
2014/11/27 13:57
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