Violinist Daniel Hope begins his tenure as Artistic Partner with New Century Chamber Orchestra this week with “New Horizons”

Celebrating Bernstein with the SF Symphony

The SF Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas kick off the season-long celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday with concerts this week featuring The Chichester Psalms, selections from West Side Story, and more.

Verdi’s La Traviata Joins SF Opera Fall Line-Up

SF Opera opens performances of Verdi’s beloved La Traviata this weekend at the Opera House. One of the most popular operas of all time, Traviata joins Turandot and Elektra already in repertory.

Chanticleer’s Heart of a Soldier

The excitement and sorrow of war are explored in this moving program from Chanticleer, the world-renowned 12-men vocal group. Performances this week in San Francisco and Pleasanton. Hear Jeffrey Freymann’s State of the Arts feature here.

Hope and New Horizons at NCCO

Violinist Daniel Hope begins his tenure as Artistic Partner with New Century Chamber Orchestra in concerts called New Horizons this week in various venues around the Bay. Music of Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn featured.

Lyrical Dreams from the California Symphony

The California Symphony opens its season Sunday at 4pm with a program called Lyrical Dreams. Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the orchestra in the Mahler Symphony #4, Knoxville, Summer of 1915 by Samuel Barber, and a new work by Nathaniel Stookey featuring an instrument called the “Oove”!