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  1. Why more women are winning at symphonies' musical chairsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... as it always had been. In progressive San Francisco, fewer than five percent of the concerts of the San Francisco Symphony will be led by female conductors this coming season. At the Vienna Philharmonic, there have been a total of two concerts led ...


  2. Lakes Area Music Festival brings classical music to lakes area: Annual series to kick off SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... from the Minnesota Orchestra, Minnesota Opera, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, New 2016 World Symphony, San Francisco Symphony and more. "We've had substantial growth every year with our audience, budget, number of musicians and scale of our concerts," ...


  3. Why More Women Are Winning at Musical ChairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bloomberg

    ... it always had been. In progressive San Francisco, less than five percent of the concerts of the San Francisco Symphony will be led by female conductors this coming season. At the Vienna Philharmonic, there have been a total of two concerts led ...


  4. 3-week Classical Tahoe music fest kicks off Tuesday in Incline VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    ... all-star assembly of musicians from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, LA Phil, Reno Phil and other exceptional orchestras throughout the world. "For this special 5th anniversary ...


  5. San Francisco Symphony's Russian NightRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    On Friday evening, July 22, the San Francisco Symphony offered an all-Russian program at Davies Hall led by conductor Edwin Outwater, Music Director of the Symphony's Summer concerts. On tap were the Festive Overture by Dimitri Shostakovich, the Piano Concerto No.


  6. Leonard Nimoy's son pays tribute to his dad, warts and allRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Star Trek is having a big year. September will mark a half-century of the multimedia mega-franchise, and the year has been full of 50th anniversary commemorations, including a presentation of footage from Star Trek movies and TV shows that was backed by the San Francisco Symphony last week.


  7. Obituary: Noyon Berg, 98, worked to establish Holbrook-Palmer ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Almanac

    ... helping to establish Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park. A founder of the Mid- Peninsula League of the San Francisco Symphony, she volunteered for many years with the Peninsula Family Service and the Committee for Art at Stanford. In her 80s, she ...


  8. Madeleine Peyroux brings Paris to the SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | SFGate

    Madeleine Peyroux got her start busking on the streets of Paris. Now the jazz singer is bringing Paris to Davies Symphony Hall, revisiting the songs she used to sing in the Latin Quarter - classics such as "La Vie en Rose" and "J'ai Deux Amours" - with the backing of the San Francisco Symphony .


  9. Edwin Outwater Conducts Beethoven's Ninth SymphonyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    San Francisco Symphony offered two performances of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Friday-Saturday, July 8-9, at Davies Hall, conducted by Edwin Outwater, now in his third season as Director of Summer Concerts at SF Symphony. Beethoven's Ninth, of course, is a major milestone in any conductor's career, and Outwater met the challenge with an excellent performance, leading his orchestra, soloists and chorus in a fiery yet tightly controlled reading of this great symphony.


  10. San Francisco Symphony to Celebrate Steve Reich's 80th Birthday with Week of ConcertsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 |

    The San Francisco Symphony and Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas celebrate the 80th birthday of Steve Reich with a diverse week of concerts highlighting the seminal composer's works September 7-11, 2016 at Davies Symphony Hall. The week-long celebration begins with the Orchestra's Opening Night Gala on September 7 highlighted by a performance of Reich's Three Movements.


  11. Terence Blanchard brings haunting, timely 'Breathless' to Bay Areas showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Campbell Reporter

    A pair of shows by civil rights-minded trumpeter Terence Blanchard and San Francisco Symphony going all Star Trek on is heads this week's countdown of stuff to do in the Bay Area. 1 TERENCE BLANCHARD: The New Orleans trumpeter released his latest album "Breathless" in May 2015, but its title track -- a reference to the phrase "I can't breathe" reportedly gasped by 43-year-old African-American Eric Garner as he was placed in a chokehold by a New York City police officer -- could not be more timely.


  12. S.F. Symphony celebrates 50th anniversary of - Star Trek'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | SFGate

    "Star Trek" marks its 50th anniversary this month, a milestone the San Francisco Symphony plans to celebrate with a multimedia tribute concert set for two nights this week. Fans may join the musicians at Davies Symphony Hall, where "Star Trek" movie and television footage will be projected on a massive screen, while the symphony performs a lively medley of old and new music drawn from the TV series.


  13. Pacific Symphony Bids Farewell to Three Orchestra MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 |

    ... We were blessed to enjoy his tenure and his wonderful pedigree." Kobler came to Orange County from San Francisco Symphony where he served as concertmaster for 18 seasons. In this role, he was featured as the solo violinist in "Ein Heldenleben" and ...


  14. Cleveland Orchestra on par with colleagues in analysis of national compensation figuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Plain Dealer

    ... of budget: $51.3 million. What's more, higher up that ranking are the Los Angeles Philharmonic and San Francisco Symphony, two orchestras historically excluded from the "Big Five" club. In part, McManus said, these figures reflect the much lower ...


  15. July 7 Vallejo A&E Source: Peyroux, San Francisco Symphony, offer a An Evening in ParisaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    It's not often Madeline Peyroux gets called by a world class orchestra. And the vocalist perhaps best known for her version of Leonard Cohen's “Dance Me to the End of Love” jumped at the chance to perform with the San Francisco Symphony.


  16. San Francisco Symphony to Offer Free Concert, 7/24Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 |

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 28- The San Francisco Symphony and Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater perform a free outdoor concert on Sunday, July 24 at 12 noon on the grassy plaza in front of the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27, located on the Embarcadero at the foot of Lombard Street. The Orchestra performs a concert of Russian music, including Shostakovich's Festive Overture, Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition , and Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No.


  17. Edo de Waart continues Masterworks seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Scoop

    ... Orchestra. He has previously been Music Director of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Sydney Symphony and Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. He was also Chief Conductor of De Nederlandse Opera. The ...


  18. CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Iron Tongue of Midnight

    ... than the Return of Runnicles would be the appointment of James Levine. Susanna Malkki . Her visits to San Francisco Symphony have been mighty impressive and have included lots of interesting repertory. She is formidable in 20th and 21st c. music, as ...


  19. Cheryl North: Edwin Outwater leads the San Francisco Symphony through several summertime concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Campbell Reporter

    Well, it's finally arrived: summer in the San Francisco Bay Area! This means that many classical music organizations are gearing up to perform a good number of family-friendly concerts by stirring some spicy modern-day music into the usual classical music stew. A colorful case in point happens this week when the San Francisco Symphony assembles under conductor Edwin Outwater at Davies Symphony Hall and Stern Grove, to perform a series of summer programs.


  20. Musical benefit in memory of interneesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | SFGate

    Thousands of Japanese Americans spent the war years at the Topaz Internment Camp in central Utah, and one of them was the father of Mark Inouye , the San Francisco Symphony 's brilliant and stylistically versatile principal trumpeter. The history of the camp, and the internment experience in general, holds a deeply personal importance to him.