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  1. 4th Of July Traffic Info For Shoreline AmphitheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Patch.com

    This Saturday the 4th at 8:00pm Shoreline Amphitheatre will host their annual Fourth of July celebration with the San Francisco Symphony. This event attracts attendees from all over the Bay Area, but thousands also attend to enjoy the fireworks display.

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  2. Beethoven's Fidelio at the San Francisco SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Civic Center

    The San Francisco Symphony under Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas completed their June Beethoven Festival last weekend with a concert version of Beethoven's only opera, Fidelio, featuring one of the better casts in the world. I went to the final Sunday performance on Gay Pride Parade Day, which at first felt a little odd but more apt as the evening went on, with Leonore and Florestan singing about the courage, constancy, and faith involved in marriage, ringing cries by the entire chorus about liberty and human rights, not to mention the main character appearing as a female-to-male impersonator through most of the opera.

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  3. Rodeo, festivals celebrate FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Almanac

    ... As usual at this time of year, there will be parades, festivals, the Woodside rodeo, a concert by the San Francisco Symphony and fireworks. All events are on July Fourth unless otherwise noted. A holiday tradition, the Woodside Junior Rodeo, hosted ...

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  4. FeatureLouisville Orchestra Waterfront 4th: An ambitious young...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | LEO Weekly

    ... stereotype." Abrams grew up in the Bay Area of California, and came into classical music with the San Francisco Symphony and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas. So he's new to Louisville and the ups and downs of the Louisville Orchestra. But from the ...

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  5. Outwater begins SFS summer season by picking up from the Beethoven festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Examiner.com

    After three weeks of nothing but the music of Ludwig van Beethoven planned out by Michael Tilson Thomas , last night the San Francisco Symphony launched into their Summer with the Symphony concert series with a meat-and-potatoes overture-concerto-symphony program conducted by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater. For his symphony selection Outwater chose a Beethoven's Opus 67 symphony in C minor, giving its fourth performance of the month.

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  6. San Francisco Symphony's Summer Season opens this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Examiner.com

    Summer has arrived, and the San Francisco Symphony is going all razzmatazz, opening its summer season with three wonderfully popular concerts, featuring Johnny Mathis , the Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular and a performance at the annual Stern Grove Festival . First off is the enduringly romantic Johnny Mathis who - having grown up in San Francisco - is certainly 'one of us'! He brings his honeyed tones to Davies Symphony Hall on Thursday and Friday, as he joins the San Francisco Symphony in two performances in which he presents some of his most popular songs.

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  7. Fourth of July with San Francisco Symphony in Mountain ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Patch.com

    This Saturday the 4th at 8:00pm Shoreline Amphitheatre At Mountain View will host their annual Fourth of July celebration with the San Francisco Symphony. This event attracts attendees from all over the Bay Area, but thousands also attend to enjoy the fireworks display.

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  8. League of American Orchestras to Host Essentials of Orchestra Management, 7/7-16 in L.a.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in the 1980's. The League's Essentials seminar is co-directed by Brenk Assink, executive director, San Francisco Symphony, and Deborah F. Rutter, president, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C., in consultation with ...

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  9. Opening Night Gala for Bay ChamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Herald Gazette

    ... awards including Lincoln Center's 2015 Martin E. Segal Award. Last summer, she performed with the San Francisco Symphony, singing "Somewhere" from "West Side Story." A native of St. Louis, Bullock listened to a wide variety of musical styles growing ...

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  10. Beethoven's FIDELIO in Concert at San Francisco SymphonyRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Closing out their 3-week Beethoven festival, San Francisco Symphony gave the first of three concert performances of Beethoven's only opera, Fidelio, on Thursday evening, June 25, at Davies Hall. With Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas leading the orchestra, this Fidelio featured Swedish soprano Nina Stemme as Leonore, the wife who, disguised as a young man saves the life of her unjustly imprisoned husband, Florestan.

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  11. A Beethoven Marathon at San Francisco SymphonyRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    On Saturday, June 20, San Francisco Symphony recreated the famous marathon concert given by Beethoven on December 22, 1808, at Vienna's Theater-an-der-Wien. In this Akademie, or public as opposed to courtly concert, which lasted well over four hours, Beethoven presented the first performances of his 5th and 6th Symphonies, his 4th Piano Concerto, his Fantasy for Piano , and his Choral Fantasy , as well as his previously performed concert aria "Ah! perfido," plus three movements from his already ill-received C major Mass.

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  12. Summer Sundays at Stern GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Marina Times

    The Stern Grove Festival kicked off its 78th year of free concerts last month to a picnicker-packed performance of the Doobie Brothers and The California Honeydrops. July brings the San Francisco Symphony ; Hawaiian performances by Amy Hanaiali'i and Halau 'oKeikiali'i ; and the folk-pop-R&B of Tune-Yards and the Ukraine quartet DakhaBrakha .

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  13. Singers carry the day in S.F. Symphony's - Fidelio'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | SFGate

    Nina Stemme , Kevin Langan and Brandon Jovanovich in Beethoven's "Fidelio," where the singing, not the orchestra, was at the forefront. Soprano Nina Stemme stars in Beethoven's "Fidelio" with the San Francisco Symphony in Davies Symphony Hall, Thu-Sun.

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  14. Pointer Sisters to performRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Billings Outpost

    ... years, the group has performed with some of the greatest orchestras in the world, including the San Francisco Symphony and the renowned Boston Pops. The pop quartet Under the Streetlamp will perform at the post-headline concert street party. Exuding ...

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  15. Fourth festivities to mark Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Fireworks go off at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View as the San Francisco Symphony finishes their final song, on the Fourth of July. File photo by James Tensuan.

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  16. The many voices of Chia-Lin Yang's pianoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Examiner.com

    ... Labeque performed the final movement of this suite as an encore the last time they appeared with the San Francisco Symphony, but Yang performed a solo piano transcription prepared by Ravel's friend Jacques Charlot . Each movement is based on a fairy ...

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  17. MTT & San Francisco Symphony ring down the curtain with 'Fidelio'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Examiner.com

    This has been a momentous and celebratory season for Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony , and the Music Director and his Orchestra are ringing down the curtain with a three-week festival of the music of Beethoven - the final work of which is a concert performance of the composer's only opera, Fidelio . "Season-ending Beethoven Festivals have played an important role in the history of the San Francisco Symphony since Pierre Monteux led the first one in 1944," explains MTT ..... "As a capstone to my 20th season with the San Francisco Symphony, I wanted to revisit this kind of experience and offer audiences a new way of experiencing key moments in Beethoven's creative life."

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  18. Philip Glass & Angelique Kidjo's Orchestral Collaboration U.S. Premiere Set for 7/10Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The highly anticipated U.S. premiere of Anglique Kidjo and Philip Glass's orchestral collaboration, If: Three Yorb Songs for Orchestra, is set to take place July 10 with the San Francisco Symphony at San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall, conducted by Edwin Outwater. A short excerpt of the work's world premiere with the Luxembourg Philharmonic may be found here, and a clip of Glass discussing the work on the eve of its premiere may be found here.

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  19. 'Those People': Provincetown ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... once Tim starts demonstrating his talents in recitals, and gets an offer of a plum job with the San Francisco Symphony, he becomes every cultured gay guy's dream boyfriend. But Charlie can't quite shake the Sebastian habit, and it turns out selfish ...

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  20. News and notes: San Francisco Symphony spices its summer with jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Examiner.com

    The San Francisco Symphony likes to spice its summer offerings with a dash of jazz. This year is no different as the orchestra on July 9 presents "A Jazzy Night with Mark Inouye."

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