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.

Critics' Picks
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  • Critics Pick
May 3, 2011

The S.F. Choral Artists is taking a big leap, both in visibility and in its repertoire. For its upcoming concert on Sunday, the group is going for its whiskers, partnering with the Alexander String Quartet in a concert that features three — count 'em — commissioned world premieres.

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Upcoming Concert
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    May 3, 2011

    Garrick Ohlsson's fingers will be flying at the Disney Family Museum in the Presidio on Wed., May 18 when he headlines San Francisco Classical Voice’s 3rd Annual Donor Appreciation Event.

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    Artist Spotlight
    May 3, 2011

    The violinist-turned-conductor tells of conducting for Karajan, being encouraged by Previn, and having a sports-minded family.

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    Artist Spotlight
    May 2, 2011

    For the first time, visionary New York City vocalist Meredith Monk and the Oakland-based Kitka Women’s Vocal Ensemble will showcase four decades of Monk’s dramatic compositions.

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    Critics' Picks
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    • Critics Pick
    April 26, 2011

    Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers has generously donated her time for a Japan disaster relief fund-raiser, sponsored by Play for Japan USA.

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    Critics' Picks
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    • Critics Pick
    April 26, 2011

    As the S.F. Symphony returns to action after a brief off-week, they get to work with one of those superb but unheralded conductors who seem more inexplicable in these days of well-oiled publicity machines: Peter Oundjian, known for being self-effacing and for connecting brilliantly with orchestra players.

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    Upcoming Concert
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      April 26, 2011

      With ambitious programming, as well as forums and lectures, American Bach Soloists is launching a Bach Festival in San Francisco.

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      Upcoming Concert
      Quinteto Latino
        April 25, 2011

        Audiences are discovering a wealth of Latin American music through a woodwind quintet’s missionary efforts.

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        Upcoming Concert
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          April 21, 2011

          Johannes Brahms' identification with an old tradition of music is the subject of the upcoming California Bach Society concerts, and choral music the composer wrote in this era has exceptional drama and impact.

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          Upcoming Concert
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            April 21, 2011

            A Mass by a contemporary of Bach’s receives its first West Coast hearing, performed by American Bach Soloists.

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