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Rocker Melissa Etheridge to jam with S.F. Symphony

Melissa Etheridge will play old and new material with the S.F. Symphony on Wednesday and Thursday.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Digital Pro Sound

Percussionist Jacob Nissly of the San Francisco Symphony Joins the Yamaha Artist Family

Yamaha Artist Services Indianapolis announced that Jacob Nissly, principal percussionist of the San Francisco Symphony, has joined the Yamaha Percussion Artist family.


Related Topix: Symphony, Electronic, Classical, Northwestern University, The Juilliard School, Japan, World News, Rochester, NY


San Francisco Symphony 2014-15 season now on sale

Booking is now open for individual tickets for the San Francisco Symphony's 2014-15 season - which features at least two important events - the 20th year of Michael Tilson Thomas' collaboration with the Symphony, and MTT's 70th birthday in January 2015.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Opera, Theater, Gautier, MS

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Noontime Concertsa presents a double bass recital by Farley Pearce

Farley Pearce is probably most familiar to San Francisco audiences for his performances on historical instruments in ensembles such as Philharmonia Baroque, Magnificat, and the Sex Chordae viol concert.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Classical, Symphony, Arts

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Contra Costa Times

John Adams talks storied career, Cabrillo Festival

Composer John Adams often has described his transformation from born-and-bred New Englander to born-again West Coaster.


Related Topix: Classical, John Adams, Volkswagen Beetle, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Convertible, Arts, Opera, Symphony

SF Classical Voice

A Mimi Glowing With Music, Not (Yet) Radioactivity

On Friday, July 18, she turned 29. On May 23, she underwent a six-hour operation to remove a cancerous growth "between my thyroid and the interior side of the sternocleidomastoid muscle."


Related Topix: Esophageal Cancer, Health, Classical, Symphony, Arts

Thu Jul 17, 2014


From Puccini on the lawn to Grease at the Symphony - Only in San Francisco

Only in the San Francisco Bay Area are you likely to see Madam Butterfly performed on the lawn and Grease performed in the concert hall.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Puccini, Opera, Arts, Classical

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Score Tickets to Music From the Movies With the SF Symphony

Movies are great and all, but sometimes you want to move your culture meter up a notch.


Related Topix: Classical

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Caravan Stockton Newspaper

Stockton Symphony: Season Announcement

From Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 to the music of Billy Joel, from the dazzling symphonic spectacle of Carmina Burana to the anticipated return of Cirque de la Symphonie, from classical music inspired by planets far, far away to some of the best known compositions of Leonard Bernstein, the Stockton Symphony has announced its 2014-15 Season.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Stockton, CA, Marketing

Wed Jul 09, 2014


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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


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)


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