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The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – July 2013 Archive

Monday, July 1 Checking in at the first leg of KDFC's Summer of the Great Composers series - with a bit of a mashup of the first 11 represented in our list of 40......
7/31/2013

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – June 2013 Archive

Monday, June 3 The Grace Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys gives a preview of their upcoming tour of Spain in a concert this Sunday afternoon at 3:00. It's part of the celebration of...
6/30/2013

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – May 2013 Archive

Wednesday, May 1 Claude Debussy's orchestral masterpiece La Mer is featured on the next series of concerts by Marin Symphony, along with Ravel's Piano Concerto in G Major, with soloist Joyce Yang. But Music...
5/31/2013

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – April 2013 Archive

Monday, April 1 Some unwanted revisions and music inspired by Turkish soldiers today, as part of our occasional tour through the alphabet in an "A to Z" edition of the State of the Arts....
4/30/2013

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The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – March 2013 Archive

Friday, March 1 Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter had been concentrating on older repertoire - Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart... Until in the mid-1980s she had a chance to work with Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski, who she credits...
3/31/2013

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The State of the Arts – February 2013 Archive

Friday, February 1 The contemporary chamber music ensemble Earplay is including a couple of works of a slightly older vintage on their next concert...
2/28/2013

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – January 2013 Archive

Wednesday, January 2 As the curtain rises on 2013, here's a little collection of some memorable and auspicious beginnings from the world of classical...
1/31/2013

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – December 2012 Archive

Monday, December 3 The Del Sol String Quartet is celebrating its twentieth anniversary this season, and this week they're presenting "Del Sol Days" -...
12/31/2012

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – November 2012 Archive

Thursday, November 1 A retrospective of the work of Jasper Johns opens this weekend at SFMOMA, called Jasper Johns: Seeing With the Mind's Eye....
11/30/2012

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – October 2012 Archive

Monday, October 1 The chamber ensemble called Nonsemble 6 was specifically formed with one specific piece in mind: Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire, which this...
10/31/2012