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Sunday's concert will spotlight three works composed by Jews in a Czech ghetto — played on instruments that once belonged to Holocaust victims.
For almost 30 years, "Dr. Bob" has opened for local musicians, giving humorous and engaging lectures on classical music.
Kim will be the SF Opera's first female music director, and the first Asian woman to lead any major North American opera house.
An SF fixture for more than 50 years, the immersive sound theater is unveiling its 11th composition tonight.
Though all of its musicians are under 20, Stewart leads the Youth Orchestra in programs that would do any philharmonic proud.
Normally at the back of the orchestra, Nissly will be the soloist in a new percussion concerto making its world premiere in SF this weekend.
Commissioning Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer's opera "If I Were You" was a risky first for the SF Opera's summer boot camp.
The internationally acclaimed soprano, who got her start in SF, will perform with the Symphony this weekend.
Brian Staufenbiel is one of the forces behind "Today It Rains," an opera about O'Keeffe's life that has its world premiere in SF this weekend.
Charles Amirkhanian has been promoting modern music in San Francisco for so long, some of it has become classical by now.
Owen Dalby, a Glen Park resident, is bringing his world-renowned St. Lawrence String Quartet home for a special Noe Valley show this weekend.
Held in a former rehearsal space — outfitted with a bar — in the bowels of Davies Symphony Hall, the shows aim to break down barriers between contemporary musicians and audiences.
Female composers and conductors are still rare in the opera world. But SF local Nicole Paiement is aiming to change that, starting with a woman-led 'Little Prince.'