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An autobiographical look at the SF Symphony...
The Autobiography of Esa-Pekka Salonen
The Autobiography of Esa-Pekka Salonen
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The Autobiography of Esa-Pekka Salonen
The San Francisco Symphony recently pulled off a dramatic hiring coup, which it announced at a celebratory party at the SoundBox space in Davies Hall last December. They needed to find a new Music Director after Michael Tilson Thomas announced his retiremen...
The Autobiography of Esa-Pekka Salonen
The Autobiography of Esa-Pekka Salonen
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One of my favorite signs at the Women's March last Saturday had so many layers of irony it was hard to count.
Women's March 2019
Women's March 2019
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Women's March 2019
The annual, nationwide Women's March, organized two years ago to protest the blatant and vicious misogyny of the Trump administration and its Republican enablers, assembled last Saturday in Civic Center. There were not as many attendees as two years ago, bu...
Women's March 2019
Women's March 2019
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Two stunning musical pieces by Ingram Marshall and Ted Hearne (pictured) at last Friday's SFCMP concert.
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Ingram Marshall and Ted Hearne with SFCMP
The San Francisco Contemporary Music Players gave a concert last Friday at the SF Conservatory which featured a pair of stunning pieces. First up was Ingram Marshall's 1989 A Peaceable Kingdom , which was a 20-minute mixture of a taped Serbian outdoor funer...
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An astonishing concert of music by Julius Eastman last Sunday at Old First Church...
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The Music of Julius Eastman at Old First Church
Last Sunday afternoon at Old First Church, there was a huge audience for a concert devoted to music by Julius Eastman, a black, gay composer who died homeless of AIDS in Buffalo, New York in 1989. Eastman and his music was essentially forgotten and discarde...
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Went to Circus Bella on Treasure Island New Year's Eve...
Circus Bella at Treasure Island
Circus Bella at Treasure Island
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Circus Bella at Treasure Island
I spent New Year's Eve on Treasure Island attending Circus Bella's first "Winter Showcase" called Kaleidescope . The one-ring circus began in 2008, and their first year, big-top show was a delight on all kinds of levels. There were individual acts, such as ...
Circus Bella at Treasure Island
Circus Bella at Treasure Island
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