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San Francisco Chronicle
Symphony swings and sings with Bernsteinthose were the focus of Friday night’s exuberant and ingratiating all-Bernstein
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
those were the focus of Friday night’s exuberant and ingratiating all-Bernstein concert by Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony in Davies Symphony Hall. The program marked the beginning, aside from the glittery “Candide” Overture... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bringing the art of Burning Man to San JoseGloria Duffy, the CEO of the public affairs forum, was the emcee for the ceremo
The Mercury News / Posted 19 hours ago
Gloria Duffy, the CEO of the public affairs forum, was the emcee for the ceremony which featured a brass quintet from the San Francisco Symphony playing “Fanfare for The Commonwealth Club” composed by Michael Smith for the occasion. Speaking to... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Season opens with real panachereviewed this week), as well as a six-hour immersion in the fantastic world of
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
reviewed this week), as well as a six-hour immersion in the fantastic world of Taylor Mac (see next item), it was the San Francisco Symphony 's Opening Night Gala Concert in Davies Symphony Hall that took the cake pop for starriest... Read more
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The Mercury News
Why the star of California Symphony’s next concert looks like vacuum cleanerinstruction: ‘Give in to it.’” Stookey first used the OOVE in an earlier versi
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
instruction: ‘Give in to it.’” Stookey first used the OOVE in an earlier version of “YTTE,” which was commissioned by the San Francisco Symphony and introduced on the Symphony’s SoundBox series in April, 2016. Cabrera has since conducted it at the... Read more
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CNET
How the iPhone 8 Plus sees San FranciscoChinatown. Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and cellist Yo-Yo Ma in rehear
CNET / Posted 4 days ago
Chinatown. Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and cellist Yo-Yo Ma in rehearsal at Davies Symphony Hall, home of the San Francisco Symphony. The Unicorn Room at the Museum of Ice Cream in San Francisco. Freshly caught lobster at Fisherman's... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
For his centennial year, celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s tireless vitalityand made connections among seemingly disparate realms of thought and emotion.
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
and made connections among seemingly disparate realms of thought and emotion. This week, as Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony (along with much of the rest of the musical world) prepare to spend a year or more celebrating the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
A glorious night with Ma and the Symphonythat the world’s finest cellist was on hand in Davies Symphony Hall on Thursday
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
that the world’s finest cellist was on hand in Davies Symphony Hall on Thursday night to help Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony open their new season is already to understand what a joyous, fizzy affair this was. But what if I... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planetdon’t turn to Yo-Yo Ma. All this came to mind as I sat in Davies Hall Thursday
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 8 days ago
don’t turn to Yo-Yo Ma. All this came to mind as I sat in Davies Hall Thursday evening, September 14, and listened to the San Francisco Symphony’s Opening Night Gala Concert featuring Yo-Yo Ma. On the program were the Cello Concerto No. 1 in A... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
An Underwhelming Opening Night at San Francisco Symphony. Categorydon’t turn to Yo-Yo Ma. All this came to mind as I sat in Davies Hall Thursday
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 8 days ago
don’t turn to Yo-Yo Ma. All this came to mind as I sat in Davies Hall Thursday evening, September 14, and listened to the San Francisco Symphony’s Opening Night Gala Concert featuring Yo-Yo Ma. On the program were the Cello Concerto No. 1 in A... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Symphony Gala kicks off 2017-18 seasonSara Steingart sits in the lobby of Davies Symphony Hall while waiting for some
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
Sara Steingart sits in the lobby of Davies Symphony Hall while waiting for someone before the start of the San Francisco Symphony Opening Night Gala in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Sara Steingart sits in the lobby of... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Former UC Berkeley professor dies at 98, remembered for compassioneconomics.” In addition to economics, John Letiche was a patron of the arts. W
The Daily Californian / Posted 11 days ago
economics.” In addition to economics, John Letiche was a patron of the arts. Well into his 90s, he enjoyed visiting the San Francisco Symphony and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. As a chairman for the University’s Committee on Regents’... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
All of the L.A. arts events and exhibitions to check out this fallof “West Side Story,” the L.A. Phil won’t gear up for Bernstein big time until
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
of “West Side Story,” the L.A. Phil won’t gear up for Bernstein big time until next year, but Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony are not waiting, turning September into Bernstein month in the Bay Area. Los Angeles Master Chorale’s... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas has kept life exciting at the corner of G
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 17 days ago
Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas has kept life exciting at the corner of Grove and Van Ness for over two decades, and plans for the 2017-18 season maintain his reputation for imaginative programming and rousing... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
It's an old-school night at the Hollywood Bowl with Stravinsky and Joshua Belllooking back. It is the first concerto he learned, at age 11, and he has been p
Los Angeles Times / Posted 24 days ago
looking back. It is the first concerto he learned, at age 11, and he has been playing it all summer (including with the San Francisco Symphony and with the Royal Philharmonic at the London Proms). More than looking back, Bell returns the 19th... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Bay Area fall classical concerts balance the old and the newthick and fast this season, and it’s no surprise that one of his closest associ
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
thick and fast this season, and it’s no surprise that one of his closest associates leads the way. Thomas conducts the San Francisco Symphony in a full evening of Bernstein’s music, including “Chichester Psalms” and “Arias and Barcarolles” with... Read more

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