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  1. Rotterdam dazzles with the contrasting sonorities of Ravel and ProkofievRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Last night in Davies Symphony Hall the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra gave the second of its two concerts presented in the Great Performers Series organized by the San Francisco Symphony . The program consisted entirely of music by two twentieth-century composers, both with considerable skill in managing full orchestral resources, Maurice Ravel and Sergei Prokofiev.

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  2. Andr s Schiff review: Pianist's magnificent sonata displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | SFGate

    ... in Davies Symphony Hall on Sunday afternoon, the first of three to be co-presented during 2015 by the San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Performances . Regardless of any conceptual unity, this was playing of a rarefied order - steely, dynamic ...

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  3. San Bruno CA: UPDATE: Parkside to Disneyland TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... to provide the needed funds. 4) I had a brief call with a friend who is a major supporter of the San Francisco Symphony who said that if the kids did win, he would approach MTT and ask if the kids could perform at Symphony hall with the San ...

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  4. Herbert Blomstedt brings grace and grandeur to Davies Symphony HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Last night in Davies Symphony Hall, Herbert Blomstedt, Conductor Laureate of the San Francisco Symphony , led SFS in the first of the two programs he has prepared for his annual visit . The program consisted solely of a piano concerto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the first half and a symphony by Jean Sibelius in the second.

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  5. Jonathan Dimmock - On the Brahms Chorale Preludes, at Davies Hall, 2/19-21Read the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Organist Jonathan Dimmock joins Conductor Laureate Herbert Blomstedt and the San Francisco Symphony for three performances of Brahms's A German Requiem , February 19-21. In addition to the SF Symphony Chorus, the performance includes soprano Ruth Ziesak and baritone Christian Gerhahar.

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  6. Rotterdam Philharmonic & Helene Grimaud in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Examiner.com

    On Sunday and Monday, the San Francisco Symphony steps aside to welcome the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra to Davies Symphony Hall, as part of the Orchestra's North American tour. Led by Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin , the ensemble plays works by Brahms, Ravel, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev, with captivating French pianist, Helene Grimaud , as soloist.

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  7. SF Symphony review: Joyous, clean-limbed Sibelius from BlomstedtRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | SFGate

    ... a performance as sumptuous and clean-limbed as the Sibelius Second offered on Thursday night by the San Francisco Symphony under guest conductor Herbert Blomstedt . There are other ways to approach this music - some like it more mystical, some more ...

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  8. Photo Special: Glitz, Glamour and Gowns! Alexandra Silber and Cheyenne Jackson Share Their Grammy AwRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Playbill

    Theatre dynamos Alexandra Silber and Cheyenne Jackson had the rare privilege of attending and performing at the Grammy Awards this past Sunday. The duo sang a duet from the nominated San Francisco Symphony live recording of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim 's West Side Story .

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  9. The Weekender: This Weekend's Top Five EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | East Bay Express

    ... quickens before a crush is consummated. What's a pulse if not the percussion of love? Evidently, the San Francisco Symphony is attuned both to beats of the heart and the avant-garde. At SoundBox (300 Franklin St.) - the new venue opened late last ...

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  10. LPO presents 'Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances' in Covington Feb. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... He has served as a guest conductor with the Florida Orchestra, the Jacksonville Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Indianapolis Symphony and the Sun Valley Summer Symphony. Abrams also co-founded the Sixth Floor ...

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  11. Sports, Music and Culture - Emirates Airline spices up an exciting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    ... of the Melbourne and Sydney Symphony Orchestras. In the United States, Emirates sponsors the San Francisco Symphony. Onboard, music comprises of a significant chunk of the content offered on Emirates' industry-leading ice entertainment system. Ice ...

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  12. Stewart Goodyear comes to Dallas City Performance HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Known for imagination, a graceful, elegant style and exquisite technique, Stewart Goodyear is an accomplished young artist whose career spans many genres-concerto soloist, chamber musician, recitalist and composer.Mr. Goodyear has performed with many of the major orchestras of the world-including ten separate appearances to date with the Philadelphia Orchestra, in addition to performances with the New York Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, the Bournemouth Symphony, the Montreal Symphony, the Toronto Symphony, the Dallas Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony, the Baltimore Symphony, the Detroit Symphony, the Seattle Symphony and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, among others.

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  13. Herbert Blomstedt conducts two-week season with San Francisco SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Examiner.com

    This week, Herbert Blomstedt , Conductor Laureate of the San Francisco Symphony , opens the first of a two-program season, in which he leads the Symphony in performances of Mozarts' Piano Concerto No 19 in F major, with guest artist Peter Serkin. Also on the program - in the year in which we mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Sibelius - is the Finnish composer's Symphony No 2 in D major.

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  14. SFS will conclude the month with a first performance of John Luther AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The opening selection in the end-of-month program of the San Francisco Symphony will be John Luther Adams' "The Light That Fills the World." A resident of Alaska, Adams feels as strongly about the environment as he does about the music he composes; and he has engaged his skills as a composer to depict not only natural forces but also the impact of climate change on those forces.

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  15. Linehan raises the stakes with a good hand at Festival pokerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... to let music-lovers know that Edinburgh need be their only destination if they want to hear the San Francisco Symphony or Budapest Festival Orchestras, or superstar pianist Lang Lang. It is no secret that Linehan had planned to put the concerts on ...

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  16. Families can make art, hear music, watch Lunar New Year paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | SFGate

    Arts and crafts for kids are part of the free reception before the San Francisco Symphony holds its 15th annual Lunar New Year Concert and Celebration at Davies Symphony Hall on Feb. 21. The San Francisco Symphony's 15th annual Lunar New Year Concert and Celebration also features a special tea bar and playful lion dancers. Children can have their faces painted like a Chinese opera character and make dragon puppets at the Oakland Museum of California's 14th annual Lunar New Year Celebration and Other Asian Traditions festival on Feb. 22. On Feb. 22, the Oakland Museum of California is holding its 14th annual Lunar New Year Celebration and Other Asian Traditions festival, which features such hands-on activities as Chinese calligraphy.

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  17. League of American Orchestras partners with U. of Southern CaliforniaRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | University Business

    ... in New York City. The immersive 10-day seminar will be hosted by the USC Thornton School of Music. San Francisco Symphony executive director Brent Assink and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts president Deborah Rutter will continue ...

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  18. Goodwin and Teuscher Shine in SFS DebutsRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | SF Classical Voice

    British conductor Paul Goodwin made his debut with the San Francisco Symphony, last Saturday, replacing Bernard Labadie, who is undergoing treatment for lymphoma. Goodwin was hired to cover for the Canadian baroque specialist, who expects to return to work in the 2015-2016 season, in a program with music from Bach and Mozart, featuring German soprano Lydia Teuscher.

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  19. Edo De Waart to Conduct Strauss Concert at MSO, 2/27Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Philharmonic orchestras as well as the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra where, as with the San Francisco Symphony and Hong Kong Philharmonic, he has previously held a post. At the end of the 2013.14 season, he returned to the New Zealand ...

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  20. League of American Orchestras & University of Southern California Form New PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in New York City. The immersive 10-day seminar will be hosted by the USC Thornton School of Music. San Francisco Symphony executive director Brent Assink and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts president Deborah Rutter will continue ...

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