|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
PBO Premieres Rameau's Temple de la Gloire
Experience the modern-day premiere of Rameau's La Temple de la Gloire
in the first fully-staged production since 1745! Philharmonia Baroque teams with Cal Performances and the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles in a collaboration years in the making. Friday through Sunday
at Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus. Click for more.
Paul Taylor Dance at YBCA
The renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company
will perform three different programs this week
at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in SF. Presented by SF Performances.
Schumann and Strauss at SFS
The Russian-German pianist Igor Levit
joins the San Francisco Symphony this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
in the Schumann a minor piano concerto. Guest conductor Fabio Luisi also leads a performance of the Strauss Aus Italien. Find out more.
KDFC's Rik Malone at SF Chamber Concert
Our own Rik Malone narrates PDQ Bach's sporty take on Beethoven's 5th Symphony as part of free concerts
this weekend with the SF Chamber Orchestra. The Lighter Side,
conducted by Benjamin Simon, will be performed in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Berkeley. Find out more.
SF Choral Society Sings Magnificats
Robert Geary leads his SF Choral Society in three beautiful settings of the Magnificat
, all by members of the Bach family: Johann Sebastian, Carl Philipp Emanuel, and Johann Christian! Saturday, April 29 at 8:00pm or Sunday, April 30 at 4:00pm
at Calvary Presbyterian Church
in San Francisco.