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The State of the Arts

October 26, 2016

Violinist Evan Price is comfortable in a number of styles - he's played standard repertoire, gypsy jazz with the Hot Club of San Francisco, and spent ten years with the eclectic Turtle Island Quartet....

The State of the Arts

October 25, 2016

As we're taking a look at 'Love at First Listen' stories, here's one from someone whose entire life changed after hearing not one, but a set of thirty-two works for piano. It's Canadian pianist...

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The State of the Arts

October 24, 2016

A pair of concerts through San Francisco Performances brings double bassist and composer Edgar Meyer to Herbst Theatre twice this Sunday. First will be a family concert at 11 am, where he'll be playing...

The State of the Arts

October 21, 2016

The Rubin Instititute for Music Criticism returns to the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, with some of the top classical critics in the country, from the New York Times, Washington Post, New Yorker, and...

The State of the Arts

October 20, 2016

San Francisco Performances was founded 37 years ago by Ruth Felt, who built it up from six performances the first year to more than sixty this year. To celebrate her retirement, they're presenting a...

The State of the Arts

October 19, 2016

Alisa Weilerstein returns to the San Francisco Symphony, for some Romantic Schumann this week. Tonight through Saturday, Pablo Heras-Casado will guest conduct a program that has symphonies by Mozart and Dvorak on either side...

The State of the Arts

October 18, 2016

New Century Chamber Orchestra is celebrating its 25th season this year, and at the end of the season, Nadja Salerno Sonnenberg will be stepping down as music director. In order to help keep creative...

The State of the Arts

October 17, 2016

San Francisco Opera gave the US premiere of Leos Janacek's The Makropulos Case fifty years ago this fall, and they're staging it again now through the 29th. In the lead as beautiful and eternally youthful...