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Organist Carpenter in Brant's Ice Field at SF Symphony
The SF Symphony goes super cool this Thursday through Sunday,
literally! Superstar organist (yes, there is such a thing), Cameron Carpenter is at the helm of the mighty Ruffatti Organ in Davies Symphony Hall for a performance of Henry Brant's Pulitzer-Prize winning work, Ice Field
. MTT also conducts Tchaikosvksy's monumental Symphony #5. A concert not to be missed.
SF Opera Fall 2014
Two great sopranos grace the stage of the War Memorial Opera House this week with Sondra Radvanovsky (left) starring in Bellini's Norma
(through 9/30) and Patricia Racette as Susannah
in Carlisle Floyd's beautiful American opera (through 9/21). For tickets and more.
SFMusic Day:Live + Free
SF Friends of Chamber Music presents SFMusic Day: Live + Free September 20th and 21st at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. The event will highlight the vibrant and overlapping communities of local artists working in Early Music, Chamber Music, New Music, Jazz, and Creative Music. Free chamber music performances both days! See the schedule.
Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer at Bing
The Goat Rodeo guys are back! Mandolinist Chris Thile and bassist Edgar Meyer team up this Sunday evening for a performance at the Bing Concert Hall at Stanford. Get details.
Monsieur Chopin at Berk Rep
Actor, writer, and pianist, Hershey Felder is back at Berkeley Rep, returning as Frederic Chopin in the one-man show, Monsieur Chopin
. Discover the secrets of the "Polish Poet of the Piano" in this music-filled presentation through September 21. Berkeley Repertory Theater.