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Marianne Lipanovich

Marianne Lipanovich is a writer and editor based in Redwood City. A gardening expert, she is a lifelong music lover, having learned to read music before she learned to read.

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February 6, 2013

Promising a feast for the senses, Opera Parallèle’s Ainadamar employs flamenco devices as it depicts incidents in the life of the murdered poet Federico García Lorca.

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News Report
December 3, 2012

Basking in the glow of its Asia tour, members of the S.F. Symphony reflect on some of the musical and extramusical pleasures they enjoyed.

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Artist Spotlight
August 7, 2012

Del Sol Quartet’s violist, Charlton Lee, looks forward to appearing at the Cabrillo Festival, and reflects on the challenge of playing while also vocalizing.

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Upcoming Concert
July 18, 2012

El Cerrito’s West Edge Opera dives into Weill/Brecht and Hagen/Muldoon, with two new “sin city” offerings.

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Artist Spotlight
July 11, 2012

One of Finland’s best young pianists explores freedom and order in his programs at the 2012 [email protected] Festival.

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Artist Spotlight
June 20, 2012

Duo-pianists Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe gleefully pursue wide-ranging interests as they promote and perform classical music in its many guises.

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Artist Spotlight
May 22, 2012

On the eve of her S.F. Symphony performances, violinist Hilary Hahn expands on her hectic life concertizing, building projects, webcasting, and soliciting new works from virtual unknowns.

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Artist Spotlight
April 24, 2012

Probing the heart of contemporary music is key to the conducting career of Susanna Mälkki, another bright star from Finland.

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Artist Spotlight
April 12, 2012

Russian pianist Olga Kern loves her thriving career, painting scenes from nature, and her sophisticated young son.

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April 9, 2012

The 25th anniversary tour of Anonymous 4 offers something for everyone from this a capella group that has played an important role in the revival of medieval music.

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March 22, 2012

The award-winning Chinese cellist Hai-Ye Ne performs where she once studied.

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March 14, 2012

The renowned Bustan Quartet performs works from Israeli and Arabic classical traditions at the Jewish Musical Festival.

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Artist Spotlight
March 13, 2012

A beloved chanteuse returns to San Francisco for a journey through time.

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March 7, 2012

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus and musical theater force-of-nature Stephen Schwartz gang up to perform hit show tunes plus classical nuggets.

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Upcoming Concert
January 10, 2012

A consistently fresh ensemble from Europe explores the highways and byways of early music, including those leading to several composers of the Galante style.

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Artist Spotlight
January 9, 2012

A Grammy-nominated pianist reflects on her youthful exposure to great festival music, her recent tours, and her venturesome repertoire.

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January 6, 2012
Finding the right teacher makes all the difference. Start by asking for recommendations from friends and family. You might also want to give a call to the music teacher at your child’s school (they ...
Artist Spotlight
November 29, 2011

Leila Josefowicz talks with SFCV prior to performing a work that Esa-Pekka Salonen wrote for her and will conduct at the S.F. Symphony. To her it, "is a dream that became true. It’s the biggest sense of purpose an instrument can have."

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November 23, 2011

Berkeley Symphony plays works by the beloved Lou Harrison, plus a West Coast premiere and the Sibelius Symphony No. 5.

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