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.
Turtle Island Quartet has been touring the U.S. for the past several months playing selections from their Jimi Hendrix album Have You Ever Been...? This weekend they return to California with a set at Yoshi's S.F.More about Yoshi's Jazz Club »
The Merola Opera Program steps out with Rossini's oft-played masterpiece The Barber of Seville, an easy recommendation, and an all-star cast: The Merolini are singers you will soon be seeing in major opera houses around the globe.More about San Francisco Opera »
Emmanuel Chabrier’s L’etoile, his first opera, was written for Jacques Offenbach’s Bouffes Parisiennes and premiered there in late 1877. If you’ve never seen or heard the piece, it’s worth the trouble to seek it out.More about Opera Academy of California »
Although not everybody is happy to acknowledge it, John Williams is likely the most popular American composer of classical music alive today. The San Francisco Symphony winds up its Summer and the Symphony series with a jaunt through the Williams canon, with a few nods to his compatriots in what is some of the most sophisticated and brilliantly orchestrated movie music ever.More about San Francisco Symphony »
Pamela Z’s whose Room Series continues this weekend with “Poetry and Motion” at the Royce Galler is apparently an inexhaustible fount of great ideas, bringing together three musicians and three dancers in the Japanese Butoh tradition.More about ROOM Chamber Series »