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"Queen of the Violin" at Davies Sunday
Violin superstar Anne-Sophie Mutter performs a recital this Sunday evening
at Davies Symphony Hall. She and her long-time piano partner Lambert Orkis will play music by Mozart, Respighi, Saint-Saens and more. Jointly presented by SF Performances and the SF Symphony. Here's more.
Bartok and Benedetti at SF Symphony
This week at Davies Symphony Hall, the musicans of the SF Symphony are in the spotlight with performances of Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra. They'll be joined by violin star Nicola Benedetti on Saturday and Sunday. MTT conducts. Here's more.
Emerson Quartet at Stanford
One of the world's most acclaimed chamber ensembles, the Emerson String Quartet, will perform Ravel, Debussy, and Berg in Stanford's Bing Concert Hall this Friday night. Find out more.
Bring on the Strings at Santa Rosa Symphony
Hear a performance of Mozart's unique violin and viola duet, the Sinfonia Concertante
, this weekend with Bruno Ferrandis
and the Santa Rosa Symphony. Also on the program, entitled "Bring on the Strings", will be selections by Sibelius, Faure, and Hovhaness. Get tickets.
Choir of King's College, Cambridge at Cal
The renowned Choir of King's College, Cambridge brings its all-male sound to Zellerbach Hall at UC Berkeley this Friday at 8pm
. They'll perform a program drawn from the rich English choral tradition. Presented by Cal Performances.