Dianne's Top 5

 
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

SF Opera Summer Season Begins with Carmen

Chances are you've seen Bizet's Carmen, but have you seen Bieito's Carmen? Regarde-toi, (watch out), this production from the controversial Spanish director Calixto Bieito, is strictly adults-only! At the War Memorial Opera House May 27 through July 3. Click for more info, including details about the July 2 free simulcast!

SF Symphony's On the Town

"It's a helluva town!"  The SF Symphony presents semi-staged performances of Leonard Bernstein's irresistable musical, On the Town this Wednesday through Sunday afternoon at Davies Symphony Hall. Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the music of his one-time mentor. Click for tickets and more.

Classical Revolution's Beethoven and Bowie

The Classical Revolution Orchestra salutes two iconoclasts: Beethoven and Bowie, in a concert this Sunday in SF's Cowell Theater. Since 2006, Classical Revolution has given more than 1,000 live concerts across the Bay Area with the goal of expanding audiences and making classical music accessible. Find out more.

Two Fifths from Redwood Symphony

Who would dream of "fixing" a Beethoven score? Perhaps only Gustav Mahler had the ego to make changes to Beethoven's Symphony #5! Hear the West Coast premiere of his "re-touched" score, performed alongside the Shostakovich Symphony #5 this Saturday at Canada College in Redwood City. The Redwood Symphony, conducted by Eric Kujawsky. Click for more.

New Esterhazy Quartet in Bohemia

From Bohemia's Fields and Groves is a concert of Smetana and Dvorak this weekend from the New Esterhazy String Quartet. Performances in Berkeley, San Francisco, and Palo Alto. Here's more.
KDFC is proud to support the Community School of Music and Arts and the complete 2015-2016 Community Concert Series. All concerts are free and open to the public. Events are held at Tateuchi Hall at the Community School of Music and Arts, located at 230 San Antonio Circle in Mountain View. The 2016 Community Concert series will also feature a broad array of performances for the entire family. Learn more and see the compelete season listing here!

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