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News Report
April 11, 2014

The Peninsula Symphony was allegedly robbed by its former executive director, but it was also compromised by a board that trusted too much.

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Kids & Families Feature
April 17, 2014

There will be a lot of private family events this weekend, but if you’re looking for something to do with the family to celebrate, or for no special reason, here are some best bets.

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Recital REVIEW
 Steinway Society  Liszt Blitz From Khatia Buniatishvili
April 13, 2014

Georgian-born Khatia Buniatishvili’s deeply felt musicality proves right for Liszt and Ravel, but is a bit off for a Chopin sonata.

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Chamber Music REVIEW
 Berkeley Symphony   Chambered Pleasures With the Berkeley Symphony
April 13, 2014

The stars were aligned in Piedmont for the fifth and concluding program of the Berkeley Symphony’s season chamber series.

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Festival REVIEW
 Switchboard Music Festival  Pick a Genre, Play it Loud
April 12, 2014

Switch-ups mark the annual Switchboard Music Festival, with genres from all over the map (and then some) and a lot of radical playing going on.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra REVIEW
 San Francisco Symphony  Blomstedt: Insight and Mastery Mesmerize
April 9, 2014

When he is back in town to solidify his position as the Symphony’s Conductor Laureate, Herbert Blomstedt conducts the repertoire he loves, and that San Francisco audiences most love to hear from him.

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Choral REVIEW
 Voices of Music  Voicing Lamentations
April 13, 2014

In praise of Scarlatti, the estimable Voices of Music lament impressively.

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Editorial
April 8, 2014

As more women dare to put themselves forward in the realm of music, arts organizations — those which are not so self-destructive as to ignore the talent of half the planet’s musicians — will begin to hand them the baton more often.

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Playlist
April 9, 2014

Perk up your body and spirit with this playlist welcoming spring.

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Obituary
April 2, 2014

The Bay Area's musical community is mourning the passing of San Francisco Opera's beloved veteran Italian language coach Elena Servi Burgess, known as Elena to all.

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Hamburg-based classical quartet Salut Salon performs their signature comedic “instrumental acrobatics” in the hilarious and impressive performance entitled “Wettstreit zu viert.” — Jennifer Ouellette