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19 hrs ago | SF Sentinel

Guest Conductor James Conlon Leads The SF Symphony In Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 1

Guest conductor James Conlon returns to conduct three concerts with the San Francisco Symphony April 24-26 at Davies Symphony Hall, with pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and the orchestra's own Principal Trumpet Mark Inouye in Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Conductor, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Tchaikovsky

Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS Local

Vegas Philharmonic Names New Conductor

A former Nevadan who's the resident conductor at the San Francisco Symphony has been named the new conductor of the Las Vegas Philharmonic.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Las Vegas, NV

SF Classical Voice

Music News: April 22, 2014

When Ton Koopman heads the San Francisco Symphony's two-week celebration of Bach, in one series of concerts , prominent members of the orchestra will be featured as soloists.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Bach, Ton Koopman, C.P.E. Bach, Cello

Mon Apr 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Cheyenne Jackson, Alexandra Silber and More Star in San Francisco...

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony will release a new live recording of the first-ever concert performances of Leonard Bernstein 's complete score for the musical West Side Story featuring a stellar Broadway cast including Cheyenne Jackson and Alexandra Silber , and the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, on June 10, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Empty Clip Studios, Video Games, Cheyenne Jackson, San Francisco, CA, Rita Moreno

Examiner.com

Christian Tetzlaff will follow his solo Bach recital with a Bartok concerto

I recently wrote that the two-week celebration of the music of Bach to be presented by the San Francisco Symphony in Davies Symphony Hall will conclude with a solo recital at which violinist Christian Tetzlaff will perform the complete set of sonatas and partitas, BWV 1001-1006.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

SFS musicians present an elegantly balanced program of chamber music selections

This afternoon in Davies Symphony Hall, the San Francisco Symphony presented its latest Chamber Music Series recital of performances by SFS musicians with the occasional assistance of guest artists.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical

Examiner.com

SFS will present two weeks of programming celebrating Johann Sebastian Bach

The end of this month will see the beginning of a two-week series of concerts organized by the San Francisco Symphony and performed in Davies Symphony Hall.

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Related Topix: Classical, Johann Sebastian Bach, Symphony, Arts, Antonio Vivaldi

SFGate

Album review: Mason Bates, 'Stereo Is King'

Listeners waiting eagerly for the music of Bay Area composer Mason Bates to return to the San Francisco Symphony repertoire in September - along with those who don't understand why the need is so urgent - will both find sustenance in this magnificent new compilation of Bates' music.

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Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Electronic, Music, Entertainment

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Detroit News

University Musical Society touts its new classical season

Michael Tilson Thomas will bring the San Francisco Symphony back to Ann Arbor for the new University Musical Society season.

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Related Topix: Classical, Michael Tilson Thomas, Ann Arbor, MI

Fri Apr 11, 2014

SF Classical Voice

Blomstedt: Insight and Mastery Mesmerize

Six decades of conducting have more than earned maestro Herbert Blomstedt the privilege to concentrate on the repertoire he loves the most.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Blomstedt returns to SFS with a second program of concerto-symphony contrasts

Last night San Francisco Symphony Conductor Laureate Herbert Blomstedt returned to Davies Symphony Hall to present the second of the two programs he prepared for his annual visit to the SFS podium.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical

Mon Apr 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Ted Hearne Named Third Annual 'New Voices' Composer

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas , Boosey & Hawkes, the New World Symphony, and the San Francisco Symphony today announced composer Ted Hearne as the third annual New Voices composer.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor, Bernstein

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Blomstedt contrasts Nielsen and Schubert in his SFS first program this season

This afternoon San Francisco Symphony Conductor Laureate Herbert Blomstedt returned to Davies Symphony Hall to present the first of two programs he has prepared for this season's annual visit.

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Related Topix: Arts, Symphony, Classical

Wed Apr 02, 2014

SFGate

S.F. Symphony clarinetist Carey Bell to solo in concerto

Former S.F. Opera player Carey Bell will solo in Nielsen's Clarinet Concerto, a piece he says is "very difficult to sell emotionally."

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Opera, Nielsen, Classical, Conductor, Music, Entertainment

Tue Apr 01, 2014

New University

Music Ed on the Web

Think back to your childhood. Remember those simple days of elementary school when your teacher would hand you a piece of paper, some watercolors, crayons or markers and say, "Draw a picture."

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Symphony, Classical

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