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SF Symphony experiments with the beautiful and the strange

Editor’s Note: This article is a review and includes subjective opinions, thoughts and critiques. Flashing lights! Smoke cannons! And … perfume? While perhaps unusual at a typical symphony concert, lights, smoke and perfume were featured…


Five and five: Jaap van Zweden conducts SF Symphony

When Beethoven knocks on the door, you answer. New York Philharmonic director Jaap van Zweden answered the call at the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) performance on Saturday. The concert was the final showing in a…