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Monsieur Chopin at Berk Rep
Actor, writer, and pianist, Hershey Felder is back at Berkeley Rep, this time as Frederic Chopin in the one-man show, Monsieur Chopin
. Discover the secrets of the "Polish Poet of the Piano" in this music-filled presentation extended through August 10. Berkeley Repertory Theater.
Beethoven at the SF Symphony
The SF Symphony wraps up their summer concerts with The Beethoven Revolution
including his Triple Concerto and the Symphony #5 this Friday night at 7:30pm
. Grab a special Beethoven-themed cocktail before the show! Click for tickets.
Music in the Vineyards' 20th Season
Hard to imagine anything nicer than classical chamber performances at some of the most beautiful wineries in the Napa Valley on a warm summer evening! This year celebrating its 20th anniversary season, Music in the Vineyards will feature the Pacifica Quartet, the Escher Quartet, soprano Dawn Upshaw, and many other gifted musicians. As always, a complimentary wine tasting at intermission! August 1-24. Click for all the details
"Around Dvorak" Continues @Menlo
Great chamber music on the Peninsula continues this week
at Music@Menlo, David Finckel and Wu Han, artistic directors. Transitions
is the name of a concert featuring music by Dvorak's friend, Johannes Brahms, his countryman, Janacek, and the man himself. Get details here.
Mozart's Cosi in Concert at Cal
The UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra presents a concert performance of Mozart's comic opera, Cosi fan tutte
this Saturday night and Sunday afternoon
. At Hertz Hall on the UC Berkeley campus. Here's more