California Symphony’s ‘Beethoven and Bernstein’
The California Symphony honors Leonard Bernstein's centennial with a concert featuring music from Candide, West Side Story, and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3.
Return of ‘Black Odyssey’ at Cal Shakes
"Black Odyssey" at Cal Shakes reinterprets Odysseus' journey. The play features Ulysses Lincoln, an African-American soldier returning home from Iraq, traversing through African-American history.
‘The Routes of Slavery’ at Cal Performances
"Jordi Savall's program, The Routes of Slavery, showcases unheard music from colonial times, representing 400 years of captivity. The program aims to express the hope and emotions of the oppressed."
California Symphony Accompanies a Snowman…
California Symphony presents 'Tis the Symphony, featuring a live accompaniment to the 1982 animated film, The Snowman. The program includes holiday music and an audience singalong.
Berkeley Symphony’s ‘You Have a Voice’
Berkeley Symphony presents a concert inspired by the centennial of women's suffrage, featuring works by Dessner, Kouyoumdjian, and Brahms, with Kelley O’Connor and SF Girls Chorus.
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Bolero: Classical or Pop?
Explore the rich history of bolero music, from its classical and popular beginnings in Cuba and Spain to its evolution and influence in Latin America and beyond.
How to Make Stuffing à la Rossini
Discover how to make Rossini-inspired truffle stuffing, a favorite of the great composer. Follow our step-by-step recipe and enjoy this gourmet dish at home.
Amplify: Bassist Christian McBride
Bassist Christian McBride discusses his career, influences, and the blending of jazz and classical music with Lara Downes on Amplify.