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Capucon and Pix at the SF Symphony
The French cellist Gautier Capucon returns to the SF Symphony to play the Elgar Concerto this week at Davies Symphony Hall. Performances Wednesday through Sunday
also include Pictures at an Exhibition
of Mussorgsky and are conducted by Charles Dutoit. Learn more.
One Man, Two Guvnors at Berkeley Rep
You don't have to speak (British) English to enjoy the rollicking fun of One Man, Two Guvnors
, now playing at Berkeley Rep. Described as "mash-up of splendid comedy, British pantomime, and music-hall revues", One Man, Two Guvnors
is loosely based on Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters
. Extended through June 28. Click for tickets and more.
Left Coast Goes to the Museum
The Left Coast Chamber Ensemble
, dedicated to playing established masterpieces alongside new compositions, wraps up their season this week with performances of music inspired by works of visual art. Left Coast at the Museum opens on Friday night
at the De Young Museum with a free concert of the six new compositions. Performances continue in Mill Valley on Saturday
and at the SF Conservatory Sunday
. Also on the program are selections from Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. Here's more.
Songbook with Clerestory
The gentlemen of Clerestory
will sing Songbook
, standards from the jazz and American Songbook catalogues of Harold Arlen, Jerome Kern, Gene Puerling, and more, rounding out the program with beloved spirituals, barbershop, and folk tunes. Performances are Saturday and Sunday
in Berkeley and SF. Find out more.
Mobius Guitar Trio at Noe Valley Music
Cutting edge to say the least. The Mobius Guitar Trio performs music by some of the most exciting contemporary Bay Area composers in a program that "unveils the rich
possibilities of classical guitar trio." Sunday afternoon
at Noe Valley Ministry in SF. Presented by Noe Valley Chamber Music.