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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    Feb 15, 16, and 17

    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 4, 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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      Aug. 3 and 5

      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 Music@Menlo 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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        Wed April 18, 2012 8:00pm

        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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          Wed March 28, 2012 8:00pm

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

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            March 22 and 25

            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 20 and 21

              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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                Fri January 27, 2012 8:00pm

                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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                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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                  Thu December 8, 2011 8:00pm

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

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                  Artist Spotlight
                  November 4, 2011

                  The Brazilian/Polish baritone is melting hearts on opera stages, on Broadway, and in cabarets.

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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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