Orchestral Showpieces with a Los Angeles Core

21/06/2016

Stravinsky, John Adams: Thomas Hampson (baritone), San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 18.6.2016. (HS) Read more

Home-Grown Talent for Gala Honoring David Gockley

21/06/2016

Various composers: Soloists; Orchestra and Chorus of San Francisco Opera; Nicola Luisotti, Patrick Summers, Jiří Bělohlávek, John DeMain (conductors), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 16.6.2016. (HS)

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David Gockley Gala – “Make Our Garden Grow” from Leonard Bernstein’s Candide
(Photo: Corey Weaver/San Francisco Opera)

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Dutiful, Unexceptional Work from Conlon

15/06/2016

Britten, Mozart, Dvořák: Jan Lisiecki (piano), San Francisco Symphony, James Conlon (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 11.6.2016 (HS) Read more

No Sanitized Love Affair in a Gritty Carmen

03/06/2016

Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, orchestra and chorus of San Francisco Opera / Carlo Montanaro (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 27.5.2016. (HS)

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Irene Roberts (center) and cast members of Carmen (c) Cory Weaver

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San Francisco Goes ‘On The Town’

27/05/2016

Bernstein, On the Town: Soloists, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), San Francisco Symphony Chorus (Ragnar Bohlin, director), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 25.5.2016 (HS)

The San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas conducting, perform Bernstein's "On The Town." (Photo: Stefan Cohen)

The San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas conducting, perform Bernstein’s “On The Town.” (Photo: Stefan Cohen)

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The New York Philharmonic, on Tour, Finds Its Stroke With Sibelius

08/05/2016

Beethoven, Sibelius: New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 6.5.2016. (HS) Read more

Heras-Casado Leads a Haunting New Work from Mason Bates

30/04/2016

Bartók, Bates, Ravel, Shostakovich: San Francisco Symphony, Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 27.4.2016. (HS) Read more

Quartetto di Cremona’s Shapely Beethoven—and a Surprising Encore

20/04/2016

Boccherini, Respighi, Beethoven: Quartetto di Cremona (Cristiano Gualco, Paolo Androili, violins; Simone Gramaglia, viola; Giovanni Scaglione, cello), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Hall, San Francisco. 16.4.2016. (HS) Read more

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