Classical Music & Opera

Dmitri Hvorostovsky: a Siberian singing sensation

While 2011 is still young, it’s already been a banner year for…

San Francisco Symphony rings in Lunar New Year

San Francisco Symphony Chinese New Year: On Saturday afternoon at Davies Symphony…

Rabbit hops into Davies as San Francisco Symphony celebrates Chinese New Year

For the 11th year, the San Francisco Symphony is celebrating the approach…

Biblical power struggle at SF Symphony

The commissioned world premiere of Avner Dorman’s “Uriah” by the San Francisco…

French, Ukrainian stars open 2011

The San Francisco Symphony opens the 2011 portion of its 99th season…

Nation's major orchestras to take part in S.F. Symphony centennial

San Francisco Symphony, born over the ashes of the Great Quake of…

Symphony decks halls with holiday music

Davies Symphony Hall is all dressed up for the month of December,…

John Adams in residency at SF Symphony

A decades-long affiliate of the San Francisco Conservatory and the San Francisco…

SF Symphony boasts notable fall imports

October features an unusually rich influx of visiting artists to Davies Hall.…

Newsom Tracker: A night at the opera

The one great thing about being mayor is you become more cultured…

Red Carpet: Symphony opens big season with gusto

San Francisco Symphony’s 99th Season Opening Gala: Patrons of the arts celebrated…

Symphony at 100 … minus one

Just six years after the Great Quake ravaged The City, the San…

Mahler at home and on the road

Tonight, at the San Francisco Symphony’s Bon Voyage Concert in Davies Hall,…

Berlioz finale ready for symphony season

Works by the great French romantic composer Hector Berlioz provide the finale…

The heart of San Francisco

Tony Bennett doesn’t mind telling the story behind “I Left My Heart…

McDonald swaps scrubs for symphony

Surrounded by the bustle of actors, technicians and a makeup artist touching…

A cool survey of 20th century music

Alex Ross has a message for classical music lovers: Don’t be afraid…

Michael Tilson Thomas to lead the 2010 Symphony

The program for the 99th season of the San Francisco Symphony will…

S.F. Opera’s world premiere event

“The Bonesetter’s Daughter”: On Saturday, San Francisco Opera opened their highly anticipated…

No bones about it: 'Daughter' dazzles

“These are the things I know,” begins Amy Tan’s “The Bonesetter’s Daughter.”…