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Mark Morris World Premiere at Cal Performances
It's a world premiere this weekend
for Cal Performances as the Mark Morris (pictured) Dance Group once again teams with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra to create a not-to-be-missed musical event. Acis and Galatea
has music by Handel, arranged by Mozart, and costumes designed by Issac Mizrahi! Learn more here.
ABS Sings Bach's Legacy
Jeffrey Thomas and his American Bach Soloists present Bach's Legacy
, motets and other choral works by Bach and by composers whom he influenced like Mendelssohn and Brahms. This Friday through Monday
in Belvedere, Berkeley, San Francisco, and Davis. Find out more.
Jean-Yves Thibaudet with the SF Symphony
at the SF Symphony, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and SFS trumpeter, Mark Inouye are featured in the Shostakovich Piano (and trumpet) Concerto #1. Guest conductor, James Conlon also leads Tchaikovsky's Pathetique
Symphony. Complete details here.
Violinist Hilary Hahn at Weill Hall
Violinist Hilary Hahn returns to the Bay Area with a recital this Sunday afternoon
at Weill Hall at Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center. She'll play an eclectic program of Mozart, Telemann, Schoenberg, Schubert, and more. Cory Smythe accompanies on piano. Click for tickets.
Pacific Boy Choir: Sound of Vienna
The Pacific Boy Choir presents a concert this Saturday at 8pm
in the spirit of the classical period. "The Sound of Vienna" includes Haydn's Missa Sancti Bernardi von Offida
and Mozart's Te Deum
. Also enjoy Strauss waltzes for treble voices, and Schubert's Serenade
at St. Ignatius Church in SF. Here's more.