Runnicles and Musicians Deliver Thrills in Zambello’s San Francisco Ring

19/06/2018

Wagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen: Soloists, Ian Robertson (chorus director), San Francisco Opera / Donald Runnicles (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 12-18.6.2018. (HS)

San Francisco Opera’s Das Rheingold (c) Cory Weaver

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Singers Excel in an Inert Boris Godunov Concert

15/06/2018

Mussorgsky, Boris Godunov (1869 version): Soloists, San Francisco Symphony Chorus (Ragnar Bohlin [director]), Pacific Boychoir  (Andrew Brown [director]), San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 14.6.2018. (HS)

Soloists, San Francisco Symphony & Michael Tilson Thomas (c) Cory Weaver

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Mälkki Conjures Glorious Tone Poems

10/06/2018

Tchaikovsky, Saariaho, Scriabin: Nikolaj Znaider (violin), San Francisco Symphony / Susanna Mälkki (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 7.6.2018. (HS)

Susanna Mälkki (c) Simon Fowler

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Jordi Savall Leads a Sextet in Celtic Rarities

05/05/2018

Various, Celtic Universe: (Jordi Savall, viols; Carlos Núñez, Galician bagpipes, pastoral pipes; Pancho Álvarez, viola caipara; Xurxo Núñez, percussion; Andrew Lawrence, Irish harp and psalterium; Frank McGuire, bodhrán), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Hall, San Francisco. 3.5.2018. (HS)

Jordi Savall

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Berg and Mahler Caught for a New Recording

26/03/2018

Berg, Mahler: Gil Shaham (violin), San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 23.3.2018. (HS) Read more

Copland, the Magnificent

16/03/2018

Wuorinen, Prokofiev, Copland: Behzod Abduraimov (piano), San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 15.3.2018. (HS)

The San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor) & Behzod Abduraimov (piano)
(c) Stefan Cohen

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Venerable Academy Shows an American Openness

13/03/2018

Edgar Meyer, Mozart, Beethoven: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields / Joshua Bell (conductor and violin), presented by San Francisco Symphony Great Performers Series, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 11.3.2018. (HS)

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Joshua Bell (c) Chris Lee

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Boreyko and Gluzman Excel in Bernstein’s Serenade

27/02/2018

Bernstein, Shostakovich: Vadim Gluzman (violin), San Francisco Symphony / Andrey Boreyko (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 22.2.2018. (HS) Read more

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