San Francisco Symphony Newswire (Page 6)

San Francisco Symphony Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for San Francisco Symphony. (Page 6)

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  1. Sibelius made new at S.F. SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | SFGate

    Go to enough orchestra concerts, and you're bound to encounter a lot of the same repertoire in repeat performances. And then you hear a fresh and revelatory version of an overexposed classic - something along the lines of the Sibelius Violin Concerto, as performed by Baiba Skride and the San Francisco Symphony under guest conductor Osmo Vnsk - and you start to feel that there are still new worlds to be explored even in familiar landscapes.

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  2. San Francisco Symphony Announces 2017 Holiday Concerts - Seal,...Read the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    San Francisco Symphony Announces 2017 Holiday Concerts - Seal, Peaches Christ & Armistead Maupin; A Charlie Brown Christmas Live, Peter and the Wolf & More San Francisco Symphony's 2017 holiday season A. Davies Symphony Hall offers a festive array of concerts for all ages, from traditional Christmas classical concerts including Handel's Messiah , J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio andHoliday Brass to family-friendly events including A Charlie Brown Christmas- Live! , the circus feats of Cirque de la Symphonie, the Orchestra's annual Deck the Hall concerts, and the SF Symphony Youth Orchestra's annual performance of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf with Zachary Quinto narrating.

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  3. Digital and Media Archives Coordinator at San Francisco SymphonyRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | DigitalKoans

    The Digital and Media Archives Coordinator works closely with the Archivist and is responsible for migration of obsolete media into archival formats, digitization projects that promote access and use of analog text and image collections, and long term preservation of born-digital heritage in all formats.

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  4. Pianist Jerome Rose to perform in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Celebrated pianist and piano teacher Jerome Rose will visit Santa Cruz for a concert on Sunday, featuring selections from Beethoven, Schubert and Liszt. Rose made his professional debut with the San Francisco Symphony in the early 1950s while still a teen, going on to win a Fulbright Scholarship at a gold medal at the 1961 Busoni International Piano Competition.

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  5. Finnish pianist Mustonen returns to Bay Area with a heavy handRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | SFGate

    Back in the 1990s, the Finnish pianist Olli Mustonen was a favored collaborator with Herbert Blomstedt and the San Francisco Symphony, turning in performances that were oddly mannered but also eerily effective. Then he more or less went away, at least as far as local audiences were concerned.

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  6. Classical: Osmo Vanska and Sibelius a match made in heaven at SF SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    In his past appearances with the San Francisco Symphony, Finnish conductor Osmo Vnsk has presided over brilliant performances of works by his countrymen, including an unforgettable reading of Sibelius' Violin Concerto in 2009. This week, Vnsk returns to Davies Symphony Hall to revisit the concerto, this time with Latvian violinist Baiba Skride, who makes her San Francisco Symphony debut in the work.

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  7. Joshua Roman Excels in Dvorak's Cello ConcertoRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Substituting for Sol Gabetta, who recently gave birth to her first child, cellist Joshua Roman gave a finely honed rendition of Antonin Dvorak's great Cello Concerto in B minor. In a series of San Francisco Symphony concerts at Davies Hall, October 19-21, Joshua Roman teamed up nicely with conductor Krzysztof Urbanski, avoiding the mismatched difficulties that plagued the team of Urbanski and violinist Augustin Hadelich ten days or so ago in Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto.

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  8. Vadim Gluzman's Consummate BrahmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | Stereophile

    ... of the great orchestras, and in the great halls. (In the USA, those orchestras include the Boston and San Francisco Symphony Orchestras.) Distinguished by the company he keeps, Gluzman's season includes trio recitals with two exceptional ...

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  9. Bob Dunning: Big accomplishments from one small townRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Davis Enterprise

    ... winner in medicine as Davis High School can? Graduates also include the principal trumpeter for the San Francisco Symphony, several famous actors and musicians, a much-in-demand comedian, the president and CEO of the Los Angeles Music Center and a ...

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  10. Maestro Constantine Orbelian on the Yerevan Opera House: Our National TreasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Groong

    ... from the best of each," wrote Fanfare. Born in San Francisco, Orbelian made his debut with the San Francisco Symphony at the age of 11. After graduating from Juilliard, he embarked on a career as a piano virtuoso that included appearances with major ...

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  11. SF Girls Chorus dives into Philip Glassa s challenging repertoireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    ... - audiences can hear selected singers in the company's current revival of "Turandot" - as well as the San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Ballet. The organization has toured more than a dozen countries; past appearances include dates at New ...

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  12. Conductor Krzysztof UrbanskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | SFGate

    Conductor Krzysztof Urbanski's appearance with the San Francisco Symphony earlier this month was one of the most exciting events Davies Symphony Hall has witnessed in a long time. Urbanski returns to San Francisco after a week away, bringing his musical dynamism and high-flying podium style to bear on music of Mozart and Dvork, as well as the great and too rarely heard Concerto for Orchestra by his fellow Pole, the late Witold Lutoslawski.

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  13. Jakub Hrusa conducts the San Francisco Symphony in Davies Symphony Hall, Friday-SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | SFGate

    The swirling waters that cascaded through Davies Symphony Hall over the weekend sounded vivid enough to swim in, or at least to indulge in a picturesque al fresco meal on the riverbank. Such was the power of the San Francisco Symphony, bringing Smetana's "Vltava" to life under debuting guest conductor Jakub Hrusa.

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  14. JVS Runs Out of Clever Titles as Day Three ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Stereophile

    ... the computer-generated/symphonic music by Mason Bates, recorded by Jack Vad and released on SACD by San Francisco Symphony, astounding in its depiction of particles whirling back and forth in a Fermi particle accelerator. In addition, the speakers ...

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  15. Youth Orchestra's Christian Reif to Conduct Conservatory Orchestra at SFCMRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra Resident Conductor Christian Reif will lead the Conservatory Orchestra October 21 and 22 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music . This performance will include the world premiere of SFCM student Peter Engelbert's Highsmith Award-winning work, Vagaries.

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  16. Daniel Handler play takes us down the rabbit holeRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... of "The Composer Is Dead," Handler's piece for narrator and orchestra originally performed with the San Francisco Symphony, this is his first piece written for the stage. And it's thanks to Tony Taccone, Berkeley Rep's artistic director, that the ...

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  17. Susan Graham to Appear in BSO's 'DAMNATION',...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... joins the BSO again in January under Andris Nelsons to perform Mahler's Third Symphony, and with the San Francisco Symphony, again led by Dutoit, she performs Ravel's Shhrazade. Graham's season is rounded out with recitals in Atlanta and St. Louis, ...

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  18. Cello Change Announcement / Vocal Change AnnouncementRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | Iron Tongue of Midnight

    San Francisco Symphony has announced a couple of soloist changes for the next few weeks of concerts. One was announced last week, but I let it slide.

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  19. The complete packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | SFGate

    What he does: The German conductor is in his second season as resident conductor with the San Francisco Symphony - assisting Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, leading the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra, conducting family and special concerts and serving as musical utility man. Career highlights: Reif made his Symphony debut in 2015, conducting Ted Hearne's "Dispatches"; he curated a dark program at SoundBox devoted to music and politics in the 20th century; earlier this year he stepped in for Joana Carneiro on short notice to lead the Berkeley Symphony.

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  20. Conductor Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | SFGate

    When the San Francisco Symphony celebrated its centennial in 2011-12 by hosting a series of guest appearances by most of the leading American orchestras, we learned that the combination of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Riccardo Muti were making some of the most thrilling and viscerally dramatic music in the nation. And we started waiting for them to return.

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