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Metropolitan Angels | Giovanni Pulze
Metropolitan Angels | Giovanni PulzeThursday, July 19, 2018 → Friday, August 24, 2018

The individualism of our society, favored by modern social networks and technological devices, and by the every-day stress of a life made of noises, commotion and distractions, prevents people from interrelating and communicating with each other, and from experiencing the positive energy concealed in each of us. This is...

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Achille Bocus | History, Technology and Technique of the Mandolin
Achille Bocus | History, Technology and Technique of the Mandolin Thursday, August 09, 2018

It is common to think of musical instruments as immutable. In reality, musical instruments are constantly evolving and improving. The mandolin in particular has undergone a surprising evolution, which, from its baroque beginnings to its modern form, has seen changes in aspects such as its shape, wood type, ropes, and plectrums....

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Meet Maestro Riccardo Frizza!
Meet Maestro Riccardo Frizza!Monday, August 27, 2018

After his last appearance four years ago, Maestro Riccardo Frizza is returning to the Bay Area for his fourth collaboration with the San Francisco Opera. This season he will be conducting Donizetti's iconic Roberto Devereux, from September 8th to the 27th, 2018. His previous productions include Lucrezia Borgia in 2011,...

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Teatrino Giullare
Teatrino GiullareWednesday, August 29, 2018

A comedic, poetic and magical show: a triumph of masks that revisits the themes of Commedia dell’Arte with a modern and ironic twist is on its way to San Francisco. Two actors give life to the stylized and surreal characters of Italian theater tradition combining acting, music and puppets. The leather masks, made specific...

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