Tag: San Francisco Symphony

Orchestra rings, drama static in SF Symphony’s ‘Boris Godunov’

With booming voices and plentiful political peril, the San Francisco Symphony’s “Boris Godunov” feels oddly unsettling. The semi-staged production of…

6 days ago

SF Symphony 2018-19 season crosses boundaries, mixes genres

As the San Francisco Symphony announced its 2018-19 season today, the influence of conductor Michael Tilson Thomas on programming is…

4 months ago

Winter 2018 Arts Preview: Classical

Chamber music and oratorios, symphony concerts and intimate recitals with top artists in compelling programs, the classical music calendar is…

5 months ago

Best of all possible worlds in SF Symphony’s ‘Candide’

Someone in the audience at Thursday night’s San Francisco Symphony performance of “Candide” could probably tell you how many times…

5 months ago

‘Candide’ has become a cult favorite

Patrons anticipating upcoming San Francisco Symphony concerts of “Candide” and expecting a novel experience may be pleasantly surprised upon hearing…

6 months ago

SF Symphony cans Charles Dutoit following sex abuse report

The San Francisco Symphony has deleted accused sexual predator Charles Dutoit from its roster of upcoming guest performers. In the…

6 months ago

Holiday Choral Music 2017: Sing out, it’s Christmas!

Bay Area classical and choral groups are busy during the season for holiday concerts galore, some including sing-alongs, and, of…

7 months ago

Arnold sort of reflects on affair, divorce, O.J.

Arnold Schwarzenegger has a few new words about his affair with Mildred Baena, the status of his divorce from estranged…

8 months ago