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Joshua Bell in Recital at Weill Hall
Violinist Joshua Bell
performs in recital with pianist Sam Haywood this Saturday
in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center. One of the most acclaimed musicians of our time, The program includes Sonatas by Faure and Beethoven, as well as the Vitali Chaconne and more. Click for tickets.
Anonymous 4 in Farewell Concert
"Incandescent" is one word often used to describe the beautiful sound created by the women of Anonymous 4.
For nearly 30 years, they've been singing a capella works from as long ago as 1000 AD, up to the present, including pieces written especially for them. The first of two Farewell Concerts this year will take place on Sunday, October 18
at 7pm at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in San Francisco. Presented by SF Performances.
Russian Masterpieces at the SF Symphony
Finnish conductor Susanna Malkii leads the SF Symphony in three Russian masterpieces this week, including the Shostakovich Violin Concerto #1 with soloist Christian Tetzlaff. Here are details.
Mill Valley Film Fest: Week Two
The 38th annual Mill Valley Film Festival runs through the 18th
at various Bay Area venues. The MVFF has earned a reputation for launching new films and creating awards season buzz. It's become known as the "Filmmakers' Festival". Highlights include the new film Spotlight
with Mark Ruffalo and Michael Keaton about the breaking of the molestation scandal in the Catholic Church in Boston. (photo). Find out more.
Cypress Quartet Presents Salon Series I
Catch an intimate performance by the Bay's own Cypress String Quartet this weekend
in Berkeley, San Francisco, and Palo Alto. The program is Beethoven and Tsontakis. Check out the super cool venues!