San Francisco Symphony Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Maria Joao Pires debuts with San Francisco SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Examiner.com

    It's hard to believe that the artist described by The Telegraph as "One of the best-loved pianists in the world" has never appeared with the San Francisco Symphony , so concert -goers will be delighted that this week, the Symphony and Conductor Laureate Herbert Blomstedt welcome to Davies Symphony Hall Maria Joao Pires . Ms Pires will play the Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 , and the program also features Bruckner's towering Symphony No 3 - the 1873 Nowak edition - dedicated to Wagner.

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  2. SFS names Christian Reif Resident Conductor and Youth Orchestra Music DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Yesterday the San Francisco Symphony announced the appointment of Christian Reif as Resident Conductor and Wattis Foundation Music Director of the SFS Youth Orchestra. This young German conductor is currently completing his second season as the Conducting Fellow with the New World Symphony in Miami.

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  3. Grammy Award Winning Organist at Miller ChapelRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Town Topics

    ... concert is open to the public and free of charge. Featuring Jonathan Dimmock, the organist for the San Francisco Symphony, and organist and choir director at St. Ignatius Church and Congregation Sherith Israel (both in San Francisco), as well as the ...

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  4. DJ/Composer Mason Bates Drops New Album With the San Francisco SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | 7x7

    Mason Bates is as at home DJing at Mezzanine as he is composing for the San Francisco Symphony. The March, the DJ/composer releases an album of his three largest electro-orchestral works to date along with Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas.

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  5. New resident conductor for SF SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | SFGate

    Conductor Christian Reif has been named resident conductor of the San Francisco Symphony and music director of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra beginning in September, officials announced Tuesday, Feb. 23. Reif, a 31-year-old German, comes to San Francisco with a record of experience in Europe and the United States, including two seasons as a conducting fellow with Michael Tilson Thomas at the New World Symphony in Miami. The double-barreled position entails serving as an assistant to Thomas and various guest conductors as well as conducting the orchestra's family concerts.

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  6. Wang steals the spotlight from Russian orchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | SFGate

    ... the orchestra's back-to-back concerts in Davies Symphony Hall, presented on Sunday and Monday by the San Francisco Symphony as part of the Great Performers Series . She overshadowed the efforts of the orchestra and its founding artistic director, ...

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  7. Wang and Pletnev bring grace and elegance to an early Mozart piano concertoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Last night in Davies Symphony Hall the Russian National Orchestra concluded its two-concert run for the Great Performers Series organized by the San Francisco Symphony . The concerto soloist was again Yuja Wang, and the conductor was Founder and Artistic Director Mikhail Pletnev.

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  8. S.F. Symphony Chorus: Thinking Outside the BoxRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2016 | SF Classical Voice

    You may have also heard quoted the average age of the San Francisco Symphony patron: 64, compared with a city median age of 39. The Symphony desperately wants to attract new - and younger - audience members, and in 2014, with Meyer Sound, it transformed one of its onsite rehearsal spaces into SoundBox, an experimental performance venue designed specifically for the benefit of these "culturally curious newcomers." For the February 19-20 program, "Transcendent," Ragnar Bohlin conducted the San Francisco Symphony Chorus accompanied, in several works, by a small group of S.F. Symphony instrumentalists.

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  9. Wang and Pletnev charge over the top with Tchaikovsky's second concertoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Last night in Davies Symphony Hall the Russian National Orchestra returned to perform the first of two concerts in the Great Performers Series organized by the San Francisco Symphony . Their conductor was Founder and Artistic Director Mikhail Pletnev.

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  10. Tetzlaff Trio: Lars Vogt (l.), Tonja Tetzlaff, Christian TetzlaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | SFGate

    ... The group's namesakes are violinist Christian Tetzlaff , whose appearances both solo and with the San Francisco Symphony have become increasingly electrifying over the past decades, and his sister Tanja Tetzlaff , a cellist who is new to these ...

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  11. March will begin with an all-day marathon punctuated by an organ recitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... performed on the Ruffatti Concert Organ in Davies Symphony Hall. This will be the next concert in the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) Organ Series for the 2015-16 season. The organist will be David Titterington, currently Artistic Director of the ...

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  12. Herbert Blomstedt returns to the San Francisco Symphony podiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    This is the time of year when San Francisco Symphony conductor laureate Herbert Blomstedt returns to Davies Symphony Hall, and his upcoming performances with the orchestra look promising. Beginning Feb. 25, two weeks of music are in store.

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  13. Znaider and SF Symphony champion overlooked concertoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | SFGate

    ... powers. In fact, before Thursday, Feb. 18's remarkably powerful concert in Davies Symphony Hall, the San Francisco Symphony had never even played the piece. So this performance, led by guest conductor StA phane DenA ve with a formidable solo ...

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  14. Nielsen's violin concerto gets performed in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Last night in Davies Symphony Hall Stephane Deneve gave the first of three performances as guest conductor of the San Francisco Symphony . His concerto soloist was violinist Nikolaj Znaider.

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  15. Deneve and Znaider guest with San Francisco SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Examiner.com

    This week, the San Francisco Symphony plays excerpts from Sergei Prokofiev's gorgeous score for the ballet Cinderella , and Carl Neilsen's delightful Violin Concerto. These concerts, led by French conductor Stephane Deneve , feature Danish-Israeli violinist Nikolaj Znaider as guest soloist, and there's also a first performance by the Symphony from contemporary French composer Guillaume Connesson .

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  16. Kim Novak spoke before Hitchcock's 'Vertigo' with SF Symphony performing liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Examiner.com

    San Francisco Symphony performed the soundtrack to Alfred Hitchcock's 'Vertigo' and Kim Novak spoke live on stage before the screening, drawing parallels between herself and the character in the 1958 film set in San Francisco, the redwoods and Carmel. It's the gorgeous film about a cool Hitchcock blond beauty who entangles retired police detective Jimmy Stewart in a plot of a man who married wealthy to kill his wife and disappear.

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  17. San Francisco Symphony presents Hitchcock's 'Vertigo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... live performance of Bernard Herrman's dramatic score to accompany a screening of Vertigo than our own San Francisco Symphony ! Following the BFI's announcement, and writing in The Telegraph (London) in August 2012, Tim Robey admitted to having been ...

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  18. Grammy Winner Chris Botti to Perform with the New York PhilharmonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Grammy Award-winning trumpet player Chris Botti will perform with the New York Philharmonic , led by Andy Einhorn in his Philharmonic debut, Monday, April 11, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. Known as a versatile musician whose repertoire ranges from jazz to pop to classical, Chris Botti has performed with The Cleveland and Philadelphia Orchestras, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and San Francisco Symphony, among others, as well as with artists including Yo-Yo Ma , Joshua Bell , Andrea Bocelli , Barbra Streisand , Lady Gaga , Paul Simon , Joni Mitchell , and Steven Tyler . The world's top-selling jazz instrumentalist, Chris Botti has won multiple Grammy Awards.

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  19. j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... Berkeley. http://www.cjc.edu Pinchas Zukerman at Davies. The Israeli-born violin virtuoso joins the San Francisco Symphony for an afternoon concert featuring Elgar's "Serenade for Strings" as well as Mozart's 39th Symphony. 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14 at ...

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  20. Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's Piano Quartet at Sunset CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Monterey County Weekly

    ... in symphonies throughout the United States, including with The Boston Symphony, Tanglewood and San Francisco Symphony. Dual threat cellist and conductor Paul Watkins has performed with major British orchestras including the London Philharmonic, ...

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