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November 15, 2012
This is the ODC Dance at its best. The Velveteen Rabbit, adapted from Margery Williams’ 1922 children’s novel about a boy and his stuffed rabbit, is regular Christmas fare, but particularly well...
November 15, 2012
Community Music Center (CMC) presents once more, La Posarela, the very popular Mexican Christmas musical about Mary and Joseph on their way to Bethlehem. A sly devil (played by Carlos Barón) tries to...
November 13, 2012
The League of American Orchestras has published its survey ("not meant to be comprehensive") of American orchestra premieres in the 2012-2013 season: It's an interesting and somewhat depressing readin...
November 13, 2012
Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony opened their Asian tour in Macau on Wednesday, participating in the Macau International Music Festival. Tickets were sold out two months in advance...
November 13, 2012
The New Millennium Chamber Orchestra, founded by Dagmar Dolatschko and James R. Frieman just this year, is giving its second concert on Nov. 16, in Trinity Presbyterian Church in San Carlos. Hollywoo...
November 13, 2012
Just in time for the opening of the San Francisco Opera production of Tosca on Thursday, Angela Gheorghiu's performance in the title role last year at Covent Garden is being released on DVD and Blu-ra...
November 13, 2012
Fortuitously, Dario Marianelli's splendid soundtrack for Anna Karenina is being released today, providing an opportunity to talk about the film even before it arrives in theaters on Friday. ...
November 13, 2012
Cal Performances' thrilling Esa-Pekka Salonen/Philharmonia residence over the weekend was a 72-hour blur of performances, rehearsals, masterclasses, various kinds of collaboration with the university....
November 8, 2012
Following engagements in Boise, Reno and Redding; everyday another town; now arriving at the San Jose Civic Auditorium. One night only, on Sat. November 17 (thank God, some parents may say). On the ...
November 8, 2012
This is all Micaya’s doing. She’s the one who founded this event in 1999, and incidentially this has become the most prestigious hip hop festival in the country. She’s the one that brings the g...

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