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Wednesday Jul 9 | Examiner.com

Summer Fun: San Francisco Symphony stirs in Pink Martini, Pixar, ABBA, and more

I understand that conductor Edwin Outwater , who directs San Francisco Symphony's summer concerts , went to college with Thomas Lauderdale , who founded and leads the one-of-a-kind group Pink Martini.

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Related Topix: Easy-Listening, Pink Martini, ABBA, Symphony, Arts, Pop/Rock, Classical, Movies, Entertainment, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Best of Britten

The world's symphonies, music ensembles and opera houses may be overcompensating for insufficient attention to the music of Benjamin Britten by offering us a glut of it during his centennial.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Best of, Drama Movies, War Requiem, Classical, Benjamin Britten, Symphony, Arts, Peter Grimes, Music!

SFGate

Makoto Ozone: Jazz pianist tries his hand at classical

Makoto Ozone has been engaged by the San Francisco Symphony to play programs featuring Bernstein, Ravel and Gershwin.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Symphony, Arts, Classical, Bernstein, Gershwin, Ravel, Music, Entertainment

Palo Alto Weekly

A guide to the Fourth

Fireworks go off at the Shoreline Ampitheatre as the San Francisco Symphony finishes their final song, on the fourth of July.

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Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Painting, San Mateo County, CA, Woodside, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Examiner.com

Busy holiday week for San Francisco Symphony

The musicians of the San Francisco Symphony and their Summer Season conductor, Edwin Outwater , have a full program ahead of them this week - they're onstage with three different programs, spanning five performances, from July 2 to 6. The Symphony's week starts at Davies Symphony Hall on July 2, as it accompanies the 12-piece 'little orchestra', ... (more)

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Jazz, Bernstein

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Iron Tongue of Midnight

As Good As It Gets

Peter Grimes at San Francisco Symphony: a splendid performance, with great singing and conducting, outstanding direction, and a flawless performance from Stuart Skelton in title role.

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Related Topix: Classical

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Iron Tongue of Midnight

Lower Prices for Peter Grimes at SF Symphony

If you're hesitating about going to see Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes at San Francisco Symphony, perhaps this special price offer will get you off the fence, or perhaps the preview page at SFS .

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Related Topix: Classical, Benjamin Britten

Examiner.com

Make the San Francisco Symphony a Bay Area day trip to remember

The San Francisco Symphony is always one of the great highlights of any visit to San Francisco or the Bay Area.

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Related Topix: Classical, us Travel, North America Travel, Russia Travel, Travel, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel

Mon Jun 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW CD Review: San Francisco Symphony's West Side Story is a Triumph

When it comes to contemporary classics in American musical theatre, just the sheer mention of Leonard Bernstein 's WEST SIDE STORY, with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Arthur Laurents , is enough to get any fan of the medium listening.

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Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Stephen Sondheim, Musical Theater, Michael Tilson Thomas

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Examiner.com

MTT successfully juxtaposes Britten, Shostakovich, and Copland at Davies

This is the second week of the Britten Centennial Celebration series of programs by the San Francisco Symphony , conducted by Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas , in Davies Symphony Hall.

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Related Topix: Classical, Aaron Copland, Arts, Opera

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Jazz meets classical in the City and Sierra

Jazz and classical are twains that do occasionally meet. Indeed, two examples are in the offing this summer By far the more prestigious event is the San Francisco Symphony 's July 5 performance.

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Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Bernstein, Gershwin, Ravel, Jazz

Examiner.com

MTT and San Francisco Symphony present Midcentury Masters

Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony present the second in their season of concerts celebrating the centenary of Benjamin Britten .

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Michael Tilson Thomas, Aaron Copland, Opera

Wed Jun 18, 2014

SF Sentinel

San Francisco Symphony Announces Summer & The Symphony Concert Lineup ...

The San Francisco Symphony announces its annual Summer & the Symphony series with performances from July 2 to August 1 in Davies Symphony Hall, Green Music Center, and outdoors at various venues around the Bay Area, including San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza, Stern Grove, and Shoreline Amphitheatre.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Bernstein, Gershwin, Jazz, Beethoven

Metropulse.com

Owen Pallett's 'In Conflict' Seamlessly Melds Electronica, Pop, and Classical Influences

Ever since the Beatles added strings to "Eleanor Rigby," in 1966, mixing classical music and pop has been a risky proposition.

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Related Topix: Classical, Metal, Metallica, Terry Riley, Karlheinz Stockhausen

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Financial Times

San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Michael Tilson Thomas may have defied the calendar by producing a Benjamin Britten centennial festival a year late, but he has nevertheless brought his own inimitable A©lan to this celebration.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Michael Tilson Thomas, Britten

Fri Jun 13, 2014

SFGate

S.F. Symphony review: Flair, fervor in Britten's 'Pagodas'

Bay Area ensemble Gamelan Sekar Jaya opened the evening with 10 minutes' worth of enchanting music and dance.

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Related Topix: Britten, Classical, Symphony, Arts, Dance, Gamelan, Theater, Ballet, Music, Entertainment

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