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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

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The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – July 2015 Archive

Wednesday, July 1 Opera at the Ballpark has proven to be a successful mix in the years that San Francisco Opera has been simulcasting a live performance into AT&T Field... But how about the...
7/31/2015

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – June 2015 Archive

Wednesday, June 3 There are works about harvesting, summer rainshowers and mushrooms on a concert program the International Orange Chorale of San Francisco will present in SF and Berkeley this weekend. The group is...
6/30/2015

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – May 2015 Archive

Friday, May 1 The 78th consecutive Stern Grove Festival will continue its run of admission-free Summer concerts starting on June 14th, with its 'Big...
5/31/2015

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – April 2015 Archive

Monday, April 6 The Cypress String Quartet presents their 16th Call and Response concert this Friday night, at Marines Memorial Theatre, with a premiere of a work by French composer Philippe Hersant that was...
4/30/2015

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – March 2015 Archive

Tuesday, March 3 The Knights - an orchestra that was started by two of the members of the quartet Brooklyn Rider - has had from its beginning a unique (and friendly) dynamic. Their new...
3/31/2015

The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts – February 2015 Archive

Monday, February 2 Mona Golabek takes on the role of her mother, Lisa Jura in the one-woman show The Pianist of Willesden Lane which...
2/28/2015