|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
Lucas Meachem at Grace Cathedral
American baritone and star of SF Opera, Lucas Meachem will sing some of opera's best-loved arias in the stunning setting of Grace Cathedral this Saturday afternoon at 2
. Click for tickets and more.
Concert for Peace with SF Lyric Chorus
The San Francisco Lyric Chorus will perform Haydn's Mass in Time of War
and the Vaughan Williams' Dona nobis pacem
this Saturday night and Sunday afternoon
at the Mission Dolores Basilica in San Francisco. Robert Gurney conducts "the sounds of war...the pleas for peace". Here's more.
Il Trovatore in Vallejo
Verismo Opera makes opera accessible to the public at reasonable prices and in an intimate space. You can see Verdi's Il Trovatore
performed by Verismo weekends through September 11
at Vallejo's Bay Area Stage Theater. Find out more.
Ed Ruscha at the De Young
Ed Ruscha and the Great American West
is currently showing at SF's De Young Museum, featuring 99 works by the acclaimed American artist. Now through October 9. Here's more.
Gilbert & Sullivan's masterpiece,The Mikado
is being performed by the Lamplighters, who have set their current production of The Mikado
in Renaissance Italy. The same great music, full orchestra, stunning sets and costumes. This weekend
at Livermore's Bankhead Theater. Click here for more.