SF Ballet’s Onegin

  Why is it that shy, bookish girls always fall for self-absorbed and vain men? So the sweet Tatiana falls for the arrogant Onegin, leading to disaster. Pushkin’s classic story in verse has been the basis of opera and ballet, plays and films. As well as being...

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Harlem Quartet at Kohl Mansion

Wow factor in Burlingame Music at Kohl Mansion took note of their patrons’ wishes and brought back a popular group. On Sunday, April 17, the Harlem Quartet returned to a sold out house and played a concert that took on the emotional storms of the classical repertoire along with the joyous strutting of jazz. I last heard this quartet when they appeared here in March of 2011 and was delighted to see them return. Judging by the standing ovations, the audience was...

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Oakland Ballet’s 2016 Season

  The voice has a body ...  The garden is an often-used motif in the songs of the medieval German visionary and saint, Hildegard von Bingen. So it is no wonder that “Divining”, which had...

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