Arts Listings

Classical Music-San Francisco Through December 19

Wednesday December 08, 2010 - 09:49:00 AM


"Audium 9," ongoing. 8:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. An exploration of the spatial dimension of music in a unique environment of 176 speakers. $15.  

$15. 8:30 p.m. 1616 Bush St., San Francisco. (415) 771-1616,


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," ongoing. 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 -- ongoing. 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,



"Project San Francisco: MTT conducts John Adams," through Dec. 11, 8 p.m. Wed., Fri.-Sat.; 2 p.m. Thu. $15-$140.  

"Peter and The Wolf," Dec. 11, 1 and 4 p.m. Narrated by Eden Espinosa. $15-$57.  

"Mariachi Sol De Mexico De Jose Hernandez," Dec. 12, 8 p.m. $15-$67.  

"Colors of Christmas," Dec. 13 through Dec. 15, 8 p.m. Works include holiday favorites. $15-$85.  

"Handel's Messiah," Dec. 16 through Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Fri.; 2 p.m. Sun. Conducted by Ragnar Bohlin. $15-$90.  

"Music For Families," Dec. 18, 2 p.m. Conducted by Donato Cabrera. $15-$57.  

"The Snowman," Dec. 18, 7 p.m. A selection of holiday favorites, followed by a screening of the animated children's classic "The Snowman,'' with live accompaniment by the San Francisco Symphony. $15-$57.  

Blind Boys of Alabama, Dec. 19, 8 p.m. Program includes "Go Tell It On The Mountain.'' $15-$57.  

$25-$130. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco. (415) 864-6000,



Vytenis Vasyliunas, Dec. 12, 3:30 p.m.  

Bonnie Rasmusen, Dec. 19, 3:30 p.m.  

$5 suggested donation. 1111 Gough St., San Francisco. (415) 567-2020,<