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Monday | 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.

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

Monday | 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."

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

7x7

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.

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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.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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

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