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)

03-11-2018-JBellAcademyStMartin

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

Immaculate Work from Flautist Pahud

23/02/2018

Poulenc, Schubert, J.S. Bach, Mendelssohn: Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Alessio Bax (piano), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Theater, San Francisco. 21.2.2018. (HS) Read more

An Immersive Experience that Shakes a Listener to the Core

22/02/2018

Glass: Philip Glass Ensemble / Michael Riesman (conductor, keyboards), San Francisco Conservatory of Music Girls Chorus / Valérie Saint-Agathe (conductor), presented by San Francisco Performances, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 20.2.2018. (HS) Read more

Unstoppable Momentum from Bronfman

20/02/2018

Schumann, Debussy, Prokofiev: Yefim Bronfman (piano), presented by San Francisco Performances and San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 18.2.2018. (HS) Read more

Two Composers Collide in an Operatic Mashup

17/02/2018

Heggie, Bernstein: Soloists, Orchestra of Opera Parallèle / Nicole Paiement (conductor), SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco. 15.2.2018. (HS)

Opera Parallele’s At the Statue of Venus (Steffi Cheong)
(c) Steve DiBartolomeo

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