Previews

Each week, SFCV looks behind the scenes to give you a sneak peak of what's coming up on stages around the Bay Area...so you can learn about concerts before they happen.

Upcoming Concert
October 28, 2011

Tragedy and comedy vie for attention in Richard Strauss’ technically demanding, gorgeous score and Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s fascinating play-within-a-play libretto.

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Upcoming Concert
October 26, 2011

A respected church music director is being celebrated for his six decades of excellence and inspiration.

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Upcoming Concert
October 23, 2011

Nicola Luisotti takes the San Francisco Opera Orchestra across the Bay Bridge, to Cal Performances on Oct. 28 and talks candidly about his passion for conducting the orchestra.

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Upcoming Concert
October 21, 2011

The Cashore Marionettes will come to life at Cal Performances on Oct. 23. They are in no way a simple puppet show, but characters alive on stage.

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Upcoming Concert
October 21, 2011

The first Chinese classical guitarist to launch an international career, Xuefei Yang was so accomplished as a teen that John Williams gave two of his own Smallman guitars to the Beijing Conservatory so she would have excellent instruments to play.

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Upcoming Concert
October 21, 2011

The men's choir Clerestory, originally a splinter group from Chanticleer, is one of the less-known Bay Area treasures. If you've never looked in on them, here is a wonderful-sounding program about the music of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, presented in conjunction with Humanities West's seminar weekend.

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Upcoming Concert
October 21, 2011

Should anyone not be tired of Farinelli’s repertoire after the Philharmonia Baroque set, here is Philippe Jaroussky, among the most recent of the countertenor superstars, singing Handel and Vivaldi arias with Jeannette Sorrell’s Cleveland-based ensemble Apollo’s Fire.

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Upcoming Concert
October 20, 2011

“Body music is the oldest music,” says International Body Music Festival (IBMF) Founder Keith Terry. His fourth annual festival, features six days filled with over 20 presentations of traditional and contemporary Body Music styles from all over the world.

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Artist Spotlight
October 19, 2011

The British baritone balances his operatic and recital career with family life and outdoor adventure.

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Artist Spotlight
October 17, 2011

The fearless violinist broadens her reach, commissioning new works and keeping up a lively Web presence.

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