Wednesday Jul 9
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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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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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 .
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.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
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.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
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.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
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.
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 .
Wed Jun 18, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
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.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
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.