Arts Listings

Classical Music-San Francisco Through July 18

Tuesday July 06, 2010 - 01:51:00 PM


"SfSoundSeries," July 16, 8 a.m. Featuring EKG, Matt Ingalls, John Ingle, Christopher Jones and Monica Scott. $8-$15.  

544 Capp St., San Francisco. (415) 647-6015,


CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM The museum, formerly known as the Jewish Museum San Francisco, has a new addition designed by Daniel Libeskind and is dedicated to exploring the richness and diversity of Jewish thought and culture.  

GALLERY TOURS -- Sunday and Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. Free. 

Dan Plonsey with Dandelion Dancetheater, July 11, 1 p.m. Featuring Plonsey's "Bar Mitzvah.'' Choreography by Eric Kupers. $18-$22.  

$4-$5; free for children under age 12; free third Monday of every month. Sunday -Thursday, noon-6 p.m. DEC. 25, NOON TO 4 P.M.; CLOSED JAN. 1. 736 Mission St., San Francisco. (415) 655-7800,



Idina Menzel with the San Francisco Symphony, July 9, 8 p.m. Rob Fisher conducts. $15-$70.  

San Francisco Symphony, July 10, 8 p.m. Works by Beethoven. Donato Cabrera conducts. $15-$70.  

San Francisco Symphony, July 15 through July 16, 8 p.m. Featuring music from the "Final Fantasy'' video game series. $30-$105. (415) 864-6000. 

San Francisco Symphony, July 17, 8 p.m. Featuring Bernard Herrmann's music from Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho.'' $30-$70. (415) 864-6000. 

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



Duo Sonidos, July 17, 7 p.m. Traditional and contemporary Latin and Spanish repertoire. $10.  

Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 130 8th St., San Francisco. (415) 626-2396,



"Schwabacher Summer Concert," July 16, 7:30 p.m. Featuring extended scenes from "Il Barbiere di Siviglia,'' "Werther,'' "Rodelinda,'' "The Bartered Bride'' and "The Merry Wives of Windsor.'' $25-$40. (415) 864-3330. 

401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco. (415) 392-4400,


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,



Daniel Glover, July 18, 4 p.m. Works by Barber and Chopin.  

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



Noan Nagano, piano and Kay Stern, violin, July 13, 12:30 p.m. Works by Geminiani, Enescu and Sibelius.  

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



"3rd Milton and Peggy Salkind International Piano Duo Festival," through July 10, 8 p.m. Works by Gottschalk, Lecuona and Cables/Munson. $10-$25. (415) 705-0846. 

American Bach Soloists, July 12 through July 14, 8 p.m. Music from 17th century Italy and Germany. $20-$40. (415) 621-7900. 

Bay Area Summer Opera Theater Institute, July 15 through July 18, Jul. 15-17, 8 p.m.; Jul. 18, 2:30 p.m. "La Calisto'' offers a glimpse of the love affairs between divine and earthly beings. $20-$35.  

"Midsummer Mozart Festival Program One," July 16, 8 p.m. All-Mozart program features performances by pianist Audrey Vardanega and violinist Robin Hansen. George Cleve conducts. $20-$65. (415) 627-9141. 

American Bach Soloists, July 16, 8 p.m. Featuring works by Baroque masters. $20. (415) 621-7900. 

American Bach Soloists, July 17, 8 p.m. Featuring Handel's "La Resurrezione.'' $20-$40. (415) 621-7900. 

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



Bay Area Summer Opera Theater Institute, through July 3 and July 9 through July 3, 7:30 p.m. Program features scenes from operas such as "Carmen,'' "Don Giovanni,'' "Abduction from the Seraglio'' and more. $15-$25.  


470 24th Ave., San Francisco. (415) 751-5275.< 


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 Symphony, July 11, 2 p.m. Works by Copland, Beethoven and Gershwin. Free.  

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



"Bach and Friends," July 14, 7 p.m. San Francisco Classical Voice presents a documentary film by Michael Lawrence. $20-$25.  

1180 Post Street, San Francisco. (415) 929-4650.<