Helene Grimaud performs with the San Francisco Symphony this weekend | Photo by Mat Hennek

Violinist Gil Shaham in Bay Area This Weekend

Violinist Gil Shaham and his piano-playing partner Akira Eguchi will perform recitals this weekend at the Green Music Center Friday night, at the Oshmann Family JCC in Palo Alto on Saturday and on Monday night at Cal Performances.

Helene Grimaud with the San Francisco Symphony

KDFC favorite Helene Grimaud joins the SF Symphony in Beethoven’s Piano Concerto #4 this Thursday through Saturday. The program, guest conducted by James Gaffigan, also includes music of Wagner, Mozart, and Samuel Barber.

Marin Symphony’s Fearless Concerts

Elgar’s beautiful cello concerto introduces Oliver Herbert, a San Francisco native, to Marin Symphony audiences this Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. The concerts open with Mozart’s Magic Flute Overture, and close with Beethoven’s Eroica.

Cal Bach Presents Italian Masters in Vienna

The California Bach Society performs choral works this weekend by two Italian masters who created music in 17th century Vienna. Expect lots of sackbuts and cornetti! In San Francisco, Palo Alto and Berkeley.

Free “Crossover” Concerts with the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

Join the SF Chamber Orchestra this weekend in concerts that explore the connection between classical, pop, and jazz. “Crossover” will be performed in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Berkeley. Admission is free!