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Recital REVIEW
 San Francisco Symphony  Wanting Heart: Hilary Hahn at Davies
April 28, 2016
The violinist's recital featured Bach and a brand-new, Bach-inspired partita. More about San Francisco Symphony »
Early Music/Baroque REVIEW
 American Bach Soloists  American Bach Soloists Take Intimate View of Bach Oratorios
April 26, 2016

Despite the large forces arrayed for the Easter and Ascension Oratorios, Jeffrey Thomas and his musicians achieve chamber music-like clarity and unforced communication.

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Modern Classical REVIEW
 Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse  Wild Rumpus Evokes Psychedelia with <em>An Index of Metals</em>
April 26, 2016
The new-music ensemble takes the audience on a sonic trip with Fausto Romitelli’s eerie video opera at the Freight and Salvage. More about Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse »
Chamber Music REVIEW
 Cal Performances  Shaham’s Moving Bach and Michalek’s Bach in Motion
April 18, 2016
The violinist and the video artist team up for a Bach-plus-video performance that was intriguingly different from other classical-plus-video projects. More about Cal Performances »
 New Opera NYC  <em>Iolanta</em> Soars Above an Earthbound <em>Boris</em>
April 18, 2016
New Opera NYC’s Julia Lima and Viktor Antipenko are thrilling in Tchaikovsky one-act opera. More about New Opera NYC »
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra REVIEW
 San Francisco Symphony  S.F. Symphony Plays from the Heart in Mahler, and Schubert
April 13, 2016
The orchestra’s intimate connection with the works of Mahler continues to inspire. More about San Francisco Symphony »
 San Francisco Early Music Society  Stile Antico Accents Sensuality in Renaissance Music
April 13, 2016
The early music ensemble delivers an earthy, thrilling program exploring the relationship of the sensual and the spiritual in Renaissance vocal music. More about San Francisco Early Music Society »
Recital REVIEW
 San Francisco Performances  Christiane Karg: Art Song’s New Champion
April 11, 2016
The soprano is a force to be reckoned with in art song, a communicative and soulful singer. More about San Francisco Performances »
 San Francisco Ballet  A Royal Flush from Justin Peck at the S.F. Ballet
April 11, 2016
Justin Peck's dazzling choreography, and Sufjan Stevens' now-classic score The BQE provide a winning hand In the Countenance of Kings. More about San Francisco Ballet »
 Black Box Baroque  <em>Alcina</em> Enchants at Black Box Baroque
April 11, 2016
A young, period performance company wraps up Handel’s Orlando furioso trilogy. More about Black Box Baroque »

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