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This Week at the SF Symphony
Pianist Yefim Bronfman (left) plays the Brahms Piano Concerto #2 with the SF Symphony and MTT this Wednesday, Thursday (2pm), and Friday
. On Sunday afternoon
, Paul Jacobs gives the Ruffatti organ a work-out, and, Sunday night
, conductor Ivan Fischer brings his Budapest Festival Orchestra to town for an all-Brahms program. Plus on Monday,
it's Mozart and Mendelssohn with the BFO, featuring guest violinist, Pinchas Zukerman. Get details and tickets here.
American Bach Performs Handel's Acis & Galatea
The American Bach Soloists will perform one of Handel's best-loved works, Acis & Galatea, this weekend
in Belvedere, Berkeley, and San Francisco. The work will be coupled with Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #4. Jeffrey Thomas (of KDFC's Sacred Concert and Baroque by the Bay) conducts. Here's more.
OEBS Plays Gershwin & Shostakovich
This Friday night
at the beautiful art deco jewel that is the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, Michael Morgan will conduct his Oakland East Bay Symphony in Gershwin's Concerto in F (Brian Glazier, soloist) and the Shostakovich Symphony #8. Click for tickets and more.
Emil Miland and Friends at Noe Valley
Cellist Emil Miland )SF Opera Orchestra) has assembled a cast of Bay Area favorites to celebrate Noe Valley Chamber Music’s return to its beloved venue at Noe Valley Ministry. Miland will team up with Jake Heggie to perform “Coward Cabaret”. Plus a world premiere by young composer Liam Wade featuring soprano, Ann Moss and repertoire to include works by David Conte, Michel Merlet and more. Sunday, January 25 at 4pm. Find out more.
Slavyanka Sings Russian Baroque
Slavyanka, the Bay Area's Russian chorus, will sing selections from the Russian baroque this Saturday in Walnut Creek and Sunday in San Francisco. Also next weekend, January 31, in Berkeley. Click for details and ticket info.