Arts Listings

Classical Music-San Francisco Through July 4

Tuesday June 22, 2010 - 10:55:00 AM


San Francisco Symphony, through June 26, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Thursday, 2 p.m.; Program features Berlioz's classic "Romeo and Juliet.'' Michael Tilson Thomas conducts. $15-$130.  

201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco. (415) 864-6000,


LEGION OF HONOR MUSEUM DOCENT TOUR PROGRAMS -- Tours of the permanent collections and special exhibitions are offered Tuesday through Sunday. Non-English language tours (Italian, French, Spanish and Russian) are available on different Saturdays of the month at 11:30 a.m. Free with regular museum admission. (415) 750-3638.  


"Doing and Viewing Art," For ages 7 to 12. Docent-led tours of current exhibitions are followed by studio workshops taught by professional artists/teachers. Students learn about art by seeing and making it. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to noon; call to confirm class. Free with museum admission. (415) 750-3658. 

ORGAN CONCERTS -- 4 p.m. A weekly concert of organ music on the Legion's restored 1924 Skinner organ. Saturday and Sunday in the Rodin Gallery. Free with museum admission. (415) 750-3624. 

$6-$10; free for children ages 12 and under; free for all visitors on Tuesdays. Tuesday-Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Lincoln Park, 34th Avenue and Clement Street, San Francisco. (415) 750-3600, (415) 750-3636,



"Robert Schumann's 200th Birthday Celebration," June 25, 8 p.m. Program features "Piano Quartet in E flat, Op. 47'' and other works by Schumann. $14-$17.  

1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco. (415) 474-1608.< 



Midsummer Mozart Festival Ensemble, June 29, 12:30 p.m. Works by Mozart.  

$5 donation requested. 660 California St., San Francisco.< 



"Master Class With Patricia Racette," June 28, 7 p.m. Soprano Racette guides opera students through live coachings, providing insight into advanced techniques. $15-$25. (415) 533-7376. 

$15 to $20 unless otherwise noted. Hellman Hall, 50 Oak St., San Francisco. (415) 864-7326,



Daniela Mack and Allen Perriello, July 3, 7:30 p.m. Works by Rossini, Ravel and Ginastera. $15-$20.  

3281 16th St., San Francisco. (415) 863-6371,< 


STERN GROVE FESTIVAL The annual summer performing arts festival takes place in the outdoor amphitheater of Sigmund Stern Grove and features popular and classical music by Bay Area, national and international performers. 

San Francisco Opera and the San Francisco Opera Chorus and Orchestra, July 4, 2 p.m. Works by George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, John Philip Sousa and many more. Free. 

Free. Sundays, 2 p.m. Sigmund Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, San Francisco. (415) 252-6252,



San Francisco Opera, through July 1, Jun. 5, 8 and 11, 7:30 p.m.; Jun. 16, 23 and Jul. 1, 7 p.m.; Jun. 20, 26, 1:30 p.m. Francois Gounod's "Faust'' stars tenor Stefano Secco in the title role alongside soprano Patricia Racette and Marguerite. $15-$360. 

San Francisco Opera, through July 2, Jun. 9, 24, 29, 7:30 p.m.; Jun. 15, 18, Jul. 2, 8 p.m.; Jun. 27, 2 p.m. "The Girl of the Golden West'' featuring conductor Nicola Luisotti, soprano Deborah Voigt and tenor Salvatore Licitra. $15-$360. (415) 864-3330, 

San Francisco Opera, through June 30, Jun. 10, 19, 22, 25, 30, 7 p.m. "Die Walkure'' features stunning soprano performances by Nina Stemme and Eva-Maria Westbroek and Mark Delavan as Wotan in this second installment of Wagner's "Ring'' cycle. $15-$360. (415) 864-3330, 

301 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco. (415) 865-2000.<