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The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – June 2016 Archive

Wednesday, June 1 The Irving M. Klein International String Competition gives players between the ages of 15 and 23 an opportunity to come to...
6/30/2016

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – May 2016 Archive

Monday, May 2 Lera Auerbach is at least a triple threat - she's a concert pianist, highly sought after composer, and she also has...
5/31/2016

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – April 2016 Archive

Friday, April 1 Florence Foster Jenkins - the legendarily untalented soprano who has been amusing new generations of audiences since the 1940s - is...
4/30/2016

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – March 2016 Archive

Tuesday, March 1 Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony have mapped out a big 2016-17 season, which includes tributes to three major...
3/31/2016

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The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – February 2016 Archive

Monday, February 1 Kronos Quartet presents its Festival 2016: Explorer Series at SFJAZZ Center this Thursday through Sunday. Violinist David Harrington says in addition to...
2/28/2016

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – January 2016 Archive

Monday, January 4 As the curtain rises on 2016, here's a little collection of some memorable and auspicious beginnings from the world of classical...
1/31/2016

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – December 2015 Archive

Tuesday, December 1 The San Francisco Symphony will be accompanying some favorites from the Warner Brothers cartoon library in Bugs Bunny at the Symphony...
12/31/2015

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – November 2015 Archive

Monday, November 2 This Saturday, Davies Symphony Hall is the site of the Dia de los Muertos Community Concert, with special guest Lila Downs joining...
11/30/2015

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – September 2015 Archive

Wednesday, September 2 On an "A to Z" edition of The State of the Arts, a look at musical Notation... which, like any writing,...
9/30/2015

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – August 2015 Archive

Wednesday, August 5 The Merola Opera Program's production of Donizetti's Don Pasquale gets an updating to Rome in the 1950s, and a few more quirks...
8/31/2015