Arts Listings

Classical Music-San Francisco Through January 23

Wednesday January 12, 2011 - 12:32:00 PM


"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,



San Francisco Symphony, through Jan. 15, 2 p.m. Thu.; 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Yan Pascal Tortelier conducts; works by Prokofiev, Mussorgsky and Khachaturian. $15-$140.  

"Bay Area Youth Orchestra Festival," Jan. 16, 3 p.m. Six Bay Area Youth Orchestras will come together to perform at this benefit for homeless youth hosted by Wendy Tokuda. $15-$60.  

San Francisco Symphony, Jan. 20 through Jan. 23, 2 p.m. Thu., Sun.; 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Marek Janowski conducts; works by Beethoven. $15-$140.  

Itzhak Perlman, Jan. 23, 7 p.m. The legendary violinist performs. $40-$160.  

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



Alexander String Quartet, Jan. 15, 10 a.m. Works by Bartok and Kodaly. $25-$46.  

San Francisco Performances presents Los Angeles Guitar Quartet,'' Jan. 15, 8 p.m. Works by Rossini, Peter Warlock, Ian Krouse and more. $30-$45.  

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," 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,



San Francisco Renaissance Voices, Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m. $20-$25. 

1329 7th Ave., San Francisco. (415) 664-2543,<