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  1. San Jose Stage proves genius of Sondheim's - Sweeney Todd'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... revenge has been seen on stages from Broadway to community theaters. Both the San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Symphony have presented it. Although the show is traditionally set in Victorian London, this production appears to be in the late ...


  2. Blomstedt and SF Symphony make the familiar sound freshRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | SFGate

    On paper at least, conductor Herbert Blomstedt's guest appearance this week with the San Francisco Symphony would seem to promise pretty run-of-the-mill fare. Between Mozart's G-Minor Symphony and the "Eroica" of Beethoven, this is music that most orchestra patrons have heard many times over.


  3. Vocalists performs at TallmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... accompany artists such as Washington, Seth MacFarlane and Mark Inouye. He has also performed with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Hall and Stern Grove as well as on tour in China. “The intimate venue at the Tallman is a perfect showcase ...


  4. a Bernstein at 100a series closes out with violinist Vadim GluzmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... world's leading violinists, Gluzman, 44, will perform Feb. 22-24 at the three final concerts in the San Francisco Symphony's celebration of Bernstein's 100th birthday. Bernstein's "Serenade" and "Divertimento," an orchestral piece, are on the ...


  5. Metallica to get 'Nobel Prize of music'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | BBC News

    ... music is well-earned, they've stretched their wings over the years, recording a live album with the San Francisco Symphony and a critically-mauled collaboration with Lou Reed. Along the way, they've faced several devastating challenges, not least ...


  6. Jonathan Biss & St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Play Beethoven's "Emperor" ConcertoRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    How lucky we are in the Bay Area! This week, in the space of four days, we heard Beethoven's monumental Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, nicknamed the "Emperor," performed by two world-class pianists with two world-class orchestras! On Thursday, February 9, I heard pianist Garrick Ohlsson team up with conductor Herbert Blomstedt and the San Francisco Symphony; and on Sunday afternoon, February 11, I heard Jonathan Biss as soloist and director with the St, Paul Chamber Orchestra.


  7. Garrick Ohlsson's Brilliant "Emperor" Concerto of BeethovenRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    ... to Davies Hall to perform in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73, with the San Francisco Symphony under Herbert Blomstedt. This concerto, so-called the "Emperor," marks the culmination and conclusion of Beethoven's "heroic" ...


  8. Blomstedt introduces Swedish rarity to SF Symphony repertoireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | SFGate

    ... through Davies Symphony Hall on Thursday, Feb. 8, when Herbert Blomstedt introduced the piece to the San Francisco Symphony's repertoire. In a performance of robust rhythmic energy and rhetorical grace, the orchestra's conductor laureate - still a ...


  9. Pink Martini performs with the Minnesota OrchestraRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2018 | PressReleasePoint

    ... with more than 50 orchestras, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Boston Pops, National Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra and BBC Concert Orchestra. It has also performed at fundraisers for causes such as civil rights, ...


  10. Making WAVES For Black History Month: John LoftonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | KTWV-FM Culver City

    ... with the LA Phil, he has toured and recorded with the Cleveland Orchestra and performed with the San Francisco Symphony as well as the Santa Fe Opera. Lofton's musical interests also include chamber music; he has performed with several brass ...


  11. Bay Area 2018 Lunar New Year festivals and eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    ... justice. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group) A colorful concert to celebrate Chinese New Year has become a San Francisco Symphony tradition. This year's event is Feb. 24. (Photo courtesy of Moanalani Jeffrey) This year's San Francisco Symphony Chinese ...


  12. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Excels in Stravinsky's the FirebirdRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    ... Director of Utah Symphony, Thierry Fischer was a late replacement for Charles Dutoit, with whom the San Francisco Symphony recently severed all ties in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment by Dutoit. For Thierry Fischer, this was his first ...


  13. Mozart Requiem Comes to Walnut Creek This MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 |

    ... REQUIEM, Music Director Donato Cabrera splits conducting duties with long-time friend and former San Francisco Symphony colleague Ragnar Bohlin. Bohlin has been Chorus Director of the San Francisco Symphony since 2007, while Cabrera was Resident ...


  14. Amazing photos show 150 years of change in Dolores ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | SFGate

    ... Dolores Park on 18th Street. July 2012: People fill Dolores Park for a free outdoor concert by the San Francisco Symphony, a summertime tradition. The park has had numerous free public events over the years. July 2012: People fill Dolores Park for a ...


  15. Brantley Gilbert to Perform His Hits With OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | RollingStone

    ... combination brings to mind such similarly unlikely collaborations as Metallica's performance with the San Francisco Symphony, documented on 1999's S&M LP. Gilbert, who will also be joined as usual by his touring band, says he sees it as a chance to ...


  16. Candide at the SF SymphonyRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2018 | Civic Center

    Last week the San Francisco Symphony presented a concert version of Bernstein'sn 1956 musical/operetta, Candide . Paraphrasing from A Chorus Line , I would give the performance a Music 10, Drama 3. There are as many performing editions of Candide as Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffman , and for these concerts the Symphony resurrected a stripped-down version with narration and no dialogue created by John Mauceri and John Wells in 1988 for the Scottish Opera.


  17. SF Weekend: Dog Show, RuPaul's Drag Race Premiere Party, Edwardian Ball, MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Hoodline

    ... Outer Richmond. Next Tuesday, pianists Daniil Trifonov and Sergei Babayan perform in recital at the San Francisco Symphony in a program that includes music by Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Schumann and Arvo PA rt. Trifonov, a 26-year-old Russian once ...


  18. Carnegie Hall season features festival on migrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | 680News

    ... Don M. Randel. Carnegie Hall's season opens Oct. 3 with Renee Fleming, Audra McDonald and the San Francisco Symphony led by Michael Tilson Thomas, who will conduct seven programs with four orchestras during the season. Pianist Yuja Wang is featured ...


  19. Carnegie Hall's Season Will Focus on M.T.T., Yuja Wang and Chris ThileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... the conductor known as M.T.T. , who plans to wrap up a 25-year run as the music director of the San Francisco Symphony in 2020. Even before the season starts, he will lead Carnegie's National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America at the ...


  20. SFCM Faculty Centennial Concert Announced, Sunday, 1/28Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2018 |

    ... for producing musicians of the highest caliber. Its faculty includes nearly 30 members of the San Francisco Symphony as well as Grammy and Latin Grammy Award-winning artists in the fields of orchestral and chamber performance and classical guitar. ...