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Spring break at Davies Symphony Hall

Spring break at Davies Symphony Hall

By Philip Campbell

While San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas remains on hiatus until early May, the Orchestra plays host to some outstanding guest conductors at Davies Symphony Hall.

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Breaking news from our long-term client and San Francisco institution, Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon

By Philip Campbell | April 16, 2019

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale ended its 38th season with performances in the Bay Area and Los Angeles of Handel's splendid Biblical oratorio "Saul."

By Jim Gladstone | April 16, 2019

"It's been a while now, but I really stumbled into the world of musical theater," says Broadway star Joshua Henry, who plays the Bay Area Cabaret series at the Venetian Room on April 28.

By Philip Campbell | April 9, 2019

Philharmonia Baroque and the San Francisco Symphony are drawing crowds to Herbst Theatre and Davies Symphony Hall to cheer musical players in damp and drizzly April.

By Philip Campbell | April 2, 2019

A new chamber opera based on an incident in the life of painter Georgia O'Keeffe premiered last week at Z Space in San Francisco. "Today It Rains" raced through a strong Score and thought-provoking story.

By Philip Campbell | March 26, 2019

Two recent concerts in Berkeley and San Francisco offered different musical takes on contemporary and historic North America.

By Gregg Shapiro | March 26, 2019

Queer bands have come a long way since Fanny, the Village People, Culture Club, Bronski Beat, Tribe 8, Frankie Goes to Hollywood and Indigo Girls.

By Philip Campbell | March 19, 2019

March goes out like a lion, at least on the San Francisco music scene this year.

By Gregg Shapiro | March 19, 2019

"Warm" (dBpm), the first proper solo album of all original material by Jeff Tweedy of Wilco and Uncle Tupelo fame, is the kind of musical project that will please his fans.

By Philip Campbell | March 18, 2019

San Francisco Symphony announces 2019-20 season The announcement by the San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas of the 2019-20 season marks the track for the departing Music Director's final victory lap at Davies Symphony Hall.

By Philip Campbell | March 5, 2019

"Unveiling: New Music from Sweden and America" included some US and world premieres in a smartly produced program featuring an enduringly successful Bay Area composer and a promising new voice from Scandinavia.

By Tim Pfaff | March 5, 2019

"It's nothing to do with loving a man," government prosecutor Mortimer screams at King Edward II at the beginning of George Benjamin's third opera, "Lessons in Love and Violence."

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