Tag: San Francisco Symphony

Violin greats join SF Symphony for 2018 gala

When maestro Michael Tilson Thomas announced “quite a lineup of fiddle players” at the Davies Hall gala opening concert of…

2 months ago

July 22-24: Sarah Cahill, San Francisco Symphony, Krush Groove, Low Anthem, Opera San Jose, Retro Futura, Zak Ové, Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Psychedelic Furs

SUNDAY, JULY 22 Sarah Cahill: The pianist performs commissioned American music by John Adams, Terry Riley, Pauline Oliveros, Meredith Monk,…

4 months ago

Lots of pop in summer with the SF Symphony

It might even be better than Sensurround: The original “Star Wars” trilogy is coming Davies Symphony Hall, boasting the talent…

4 months ago

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…

5 months 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…

8 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 months ago