Dianne's Top 5

Hi, it's Dianne. Here are my top five events for this week - also - click the button to the right to search our classical events calendar

SF Ballet Launches Season

The SF Ballet's 2015 Season begins this week with a mixed repertory program which includes  Val Caniparoli's Lamberena, followed by the opening of the full-length classic, Giselle featuring the acclaimed choreography of SF Ballet artistic director, Helgi Tomasson. Find out more.

Mozart and Bach this Week at the SF Symph

Bach's Orchestral Suite #3 (with its Air in G) will be part of a Bach/Mozart program this week at the SF Symphony, guest conducted by the Carmel Bach Festival's Paul Goodwin (left) and featuring soprano Lydia Teuscher. Thursday afternoon, Friday and Saturday evenings. Get tickets and more info.

Bernstein's Candide with the Lamplighters

The Lamplighters Music Theatre presents Leonard Bernstein's beloved operetta, Candide beginning this week in San Francisco at Yerba Buena Gardens, with subsequent performances in Walnut Creek and Mountain View. Based on the writings of Voltaire, "Follow a clown car of eccentric characters on their picaresque journey to discover the meaning of life."  Click for tickets and more.

Tenor Matthew Polenzani in Berkeley

Star of opera stages around the world (including SF Opera), American lyric tenor Matthew Polenzani will sing a recital of Beethoven, Liszt, Ravel, Satie, and Barber this Saturday night at Berkeley's First Congregational Church. Presented by Cal Performances.

The Planets at Stanford

The Stanford Symphony Orchestra will perform Gustav Holst's The Planets featuring widescreen projected HD images from NASA this Friday and Saturday at the Bing Concert Hall. Jindong Cai conducts a program which also includes the world premiere of Universal Synchrony Music by Sarah Weaver, a work that incorprates "sonifications" from the Kepler Telescope! Here's more.
KDFC is proud to support the Community School of Music and Arts and the complete 2015 Community Concert Series. All concerts are free and open to the public. Events are held at Tateuchi Hall at the Community School of Music and Arts, located at 230 San Antonio Circle in Mountain View. The 2015 Community Concert series will also feature a broad array of performances for the entire family. Learn more and see the compelete season listing here!

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