San Francisco Performances is an invaluable organization that presents musical and dance performers from around the world and locally, from the very famous to those starting their careers. Last Saturday at Herbst Theater they presented the Tetzlaff Trio, consisting of my favorite violinist in the world, Christian Tetzlaff; his cellist sister Tanja Tetzlaff; and pianist/conductor Lars Vogt.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Thursday, April 25, 2019
(link here). He was MTT's assistant for three years before taking on the rest of the world for the last decade, with posts in Lucerne and the Netherlands and gigs at every major opera house globally. San Francisco Opera is currently looking for a Music Director and Gaffigan is one of a few being auditioned there later this year with productions. On a purely selfish level, I hope he gets the job so I can hear him more. He's one of those special characters who has music in their fingertips.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Easter Sunday party in Dolores Park because large, claustrophobic groups of people is not appealing...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
A recording of the performance is already up on SoundCloud where you can listen by clicking here.
(click here to check it out) but it felt rather male and assaultive after Kim's piece. I'd never thought about gender based music before, but this juxtaposition brought it unintentionally into focus.
San Francisco Performances concert at the Herbst Theater. The printed program was upended to make more sense, with the Schumann String Quartet #1 starting off the evening in a silky, plush rendition.
Friday, April 12, 2019
better than Joshua Kosman, she looked and sounded miscast, soft and langorous where O'Keefe always projected the strength of a Texas sharecropper woman straight out of a Dorothea Lange photograph.
oe Cadigan at SF Classical Voice seemed to be in accordance.