Emanuel Ax joins the San Francisco Symphony for Beethoven 250 | Photo by Lisa Marie Mazzucco

Beethoven 250 Concert at the SF Symphony

Emanuel Ax is the guest soloist in a Beethoven 250 concert from MTT and the San Francisco Symphony. Hear the Piano Concerto #2 along with works by Wagner, Berg, and the West Coast premiere of Fountain of Youth by Julia Wolfe.

The Pianist of Willesden Lane at TheatreWorks

Concert pianist Mona Golabek recounts her mother’s poignant saga of hope and resilience during World War II in The Pianist of Willesden Lane at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley.

Bach & Friends at the Legion of Honor

The Avedis Chamber Music Series presents Bach & Friends this Sunday afternoon at the Legion of Honor’s Gunn Theater. Led by flutist Alexandra Hawley, Sunday’s concert will feature works for oboe, bassoon, flute, and piano.

Violins of Hope

This week marks the beginning of a Bay Area residency for the Violins of Hope, a collection of string instruments played by Jews in the concentration camps during the Holocaust. Lovingly restored and re-purposed, the instruments will be part of numerous live concerts, exhibitions, forums, and more through March 14.

Becky, Nurse of Salem

Currently at Berkeley Rep, Becky, Nurse of Salem is a dark comedy about the legacy of the Salem witch trials. Now through January 26.