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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Coming Up: San Francisco Chamber Orchestra Concerts - Free

It's Beethoven time! Bring the kids for one of these free San Francisco Chamber Orchestra concerts. Note, these are not specifically family concerts.

"Haydn and Mozart, Beethoven, even in his earliest works, goes a step beyond them with revolutionary innovations that will usher in 19th-century Romanticism. His first symphony brims with excitement and vitality, while his Piano Concerto No. 1, written to highlight Beethoven’s own formidable pianistic skills, is an early masterpiece. “When you get the feeling that whatever note succeeds the last is the only possible note that can rightly happen at that instant, in that context,” according to Leonard Bernstein, “then chances are you’re listening to Beethoven.”

Seating for members begins one hour before each performance, and non-members can get seats 15 minutes before each concert.

They're performing:
Beethoven: Septet in E-flat major, op. 20
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, op. 15 Rin Homma, pianist (2017-18 Debut Artist) Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, op. 21

Saturday, December 30 7:30 pm at Herbst Theatre, San Francisco
Sunday, December 31 7:30 pm at Hertz Hall, Berkeley
Monday, January 1 3:00 pm at First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto
Venue information here

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Coming Up: The Sound of Music Sing-Along

It's sing-along time! Get tickets for The Sound of Music sing-along in San Jose.
When: January 11 - 14, 2018
Tickets: Sound of Music sing-along
Where: 288 South 2nd Street, San Jose

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Coming Up: Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale

Everything in the store is 80% off at the Chronicle Books Corporate Headquarters sale. Head over!

Stock up on books and gifts with 80% off hundreds of selected titles. Choose from cookbooks, children’s books, lifestyle, home, arts and crafts, art and design, photography, travel, pop culture, and music titles. Plus, journals, stationery, and much more!

Where: 680 2nd Street San Francisco
When: Thursday, December 14, 9-7, Friday, December 15, 9–7 and Saturday, December 16, 10–3.