Second Time Around, Turandot Even Better in San Francisco

29/11/2017

Puccini, Turandot: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of San Francisco Opera / Christopher Franklin (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 28.11.2017. (HS)

Nina Stemme as Princess Turandot and Brian Jagde as Calaf in Puccini's 'Turandot' (Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera)

Nina Stemme (Turandot) & Brian (Calaf)
(c) Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

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Too Much Pyrite, Not Enough Gold in Adams World Premiere

26/11/2017

John Adams, Girls of the Golden West: Soloists, orchestra and chorus of San Francisco Opera / Grant Gershon (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 21.11.2017. (HS)

The San Francisco Opera dress rehearsal of Girls of the Golden West. At the War Memorial Opera House on Friday night, November 17, 2017.

Davóne Tines (Ned Peters) & Julia Bullock (Dame Shirley) in Girls of the Golden West
(c) Stefan Cohen/San Francisco Opera

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Tilson Thomas and Dvořák Wave the American Flag

13/11/2017

Ives, Dvořák, Gershwin: Amitai Pati (tenor), Philip Skinner (bass-baritone), San Francisco Symphony Chorus, San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 10.11.2017. (HS) Read more

Josefowicz Recital Ends with a John Adams Classic

11/11/2017

Sibelius, Prokofiev, Zimmermann, Adams: Leila Josefowicz (violin), John Novacek (piano), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Hall, San Francisco. 7.11.2017. (HS) Read more

After a Big Announcement, Tilson Thomas Shows Why He’ll Be Missed

05/11/2017

Bernstein, R. Strauss: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 2.11.2017. (HS) Read more

Early Shostakovich Outshines Sibelius from Vänskä

31/10/2017

Sibelius and Shostakovich: Baiba Skride (violin), San Francisco Symphony / Osmo Vänska (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 27.10.2017. (HS) Read more

Sō Percussion: Drawing Connections Through Simple Sources

30/10/2017

Dessner, Shaw, Crumb: Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Gilbert Kalish (piano), Sō Percussion (Eric Cha-Beach, Josh Quillen, Adam Sliwinski, Jason Treuting), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Theater, San Francisco. 26.10.2017. (HS)

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Sō Percussion (c) Evan Monroe Chapman

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Joshua Roman and JACK Quartet Bend the Boundaries

15/10/2017

Gesualdo, Williams, Friedman, Zorn, Roman: Joshua Roman (cello), JACK Quartet (Christopher Otto, Austin Wulliman, violins; John Pickford Richards, viola; Jay Campbell, cello), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco. 13.10.2017. (HS)

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JACK Quartet (c) Shervin Lainez

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