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Q&A: Patti LuPone

Called the Broadway diva of her generation by some, Patti LuPone is coming back to the Bay Area on July 12, with her new show, Don’t Monkey With Broadway. Conceived and directed by Scott Wittman, this two-act, two-hour performance features classic Broadway show tunes by the likes of Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Jule Styne, Stephen…
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Q&A: Vanessa Williams

Cultural icon Vanessa Williams will be joining The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir and the San Francisco Symphony this holiday season for two magical nights of graceful vocals and tantalizing harmonies in the city by the Bay. The iconic singer/actress that’s sold millions of records worldwide and received critical acclaim for her work in film, television,…
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SF Symphony to Kick Off Stravinsky Festival w/ Burning Man Group

This weekend kicks off the first week of the San Francisco Symphony’s two-week Stravinsky Festival. The Symphony will be performing some of the famous composer’s most exciting works along with some fun pre-concert activities. Just for the second week of the festival, they are partnering with a Burning Man group – Art Haus – who…
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San Francisco Symphony Announces Summer Series

The San Francisco Symphony is gearing up for their Summer series and this year’s lineup looks to be very promising. For Star Wars fans, from July 18 to August 3, the SFS presents the original Star Wars trilogy, with the Orchestra performing live as the films are projected onto a large screen above the Davies…
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Q&A: Audra McDonald Set to Perform with the San Francisco Symphony

The New York Times calls Audra McDonald a “one-of-a-kind musical super-talent.” She’s won a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award, making her the most decorated performer in American theater. Audra is set to perform with the SF Symphony this coming Friday, May 18, in a one-night-only performance, presenting renditions of Broadway…
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Q&A: Meow Meow

Singer Melissa Madden Gray, better known by her stage name Meow Meow, will join Pink Martini founder and pianist Thomas M. Lauderdale in a rare duo performance at the Davies Symphony Hall on Saturday, Jan. 27. The program will feature Meow Meow’s eclectic mix of music, dance, and comedy, with Lauderdale accompanying her on piano,…
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Seal Leaves His Heart in San Francisco

In the end, you’d only need a couple of words to describe last night’s Seal performance with the San Francisco Symphony at Louise Davies Symphony Hall: Simply Unforgettable. The return of the singer, most famous for his song “Kiss from a Rose,” took to the stage early on a Thursday evening, with the style and…
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Classical Music Venues in San Francisco

The holidays are upon us once again and San Francisco offers up several can’t-miss Classical music events to celebrate the season. Whether you are looking for the elegant depth of a choral arrangement or if the symphony is more your style, there are plenty of Classical music events and venues to put you in a…
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San Francisco Symphony to Perform Star Wars Trilogy

In a press release that went out today, it was announced that the San Francisco Symphony will perform the original Star Wars trilogy, to be presented as part of its 2018 Summer with the Symphony series. Performances of A New Hope will take place July 19–21, followed by The Empire Strikes Back July 26–28, and…
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