Arts Listings

Classical Music-San Francisco Through May 30

Tuesday May 18, 2010 - 08:57:00 AM

"TEA TIME CONCERT AT ALAMO SQUARE," -- May 23. Karsten Windt Music Presentation performs works by Dvorak and Mozart in a private San Francisco home. Visit website for RSVP details. 

$35.4:30 p.m.(415) 867-9416,



San Francisco Academy Orchestra, May 30, 4 p.m. Program includes works by Sibelius, Arend and Mozart. $10-$20.  

2515 Fillmore St., San Francisco. (415) 346-3832,



San Francisco Symphony, through May 23, May 19-21, 8 p.m.; May 23, 2 p.m. Program features works by Ravel and Stravinsky. Michael Tilson Thomas conducts. $15-$130.  

San Francisco Symphony, May 27 through May 29, 8 p.m. Program features works by Robin Holloway, Mozart and Schumann. Michael Tilson Thomas conducts. $15-$130.  

201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco. (415) 864-6000,



"Piazza del Popolo," May 21, 6 p.m. Program features Real Vocal String Quartet with Jeremy Kittel. $100. (415) 869-7813. 

Free unless otherwise noted. 1100 California St., San Francisco. (415) 749-6355,



"Earplay 25: Ports and Portals," May 24, 7:30 p.m. Earplay performs a program including works by Wayne Peterson, Tolga Yayalar, Jorge Liderman and Hyo-shin Na. $10-$20. (415) 392-4400. 

401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco. (415) 392-4400,


LEGION OF HONOR MUSEUM DOCENT TOUR PROGRAMS -- Tours of the permanent collections and special exhibitions are offered Tuesday through Sunday. Non-English language tours (Italian, French, Spanish and Russian) are available on different Saturdays of the month at 11:30 a.m. Free with regular museum admission. (415) 750-3638.  


"Doing and Viewing Art," For ages 7 to 12. Docent-led tours of current exhibitions are followed by studio workshops taught by professional artists/teachers. Students learn about art by seeing and making it. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to noon; call to confirm class. Free with museum admission. (415) 750-3658. 

ORGAN CONCERTS -- 4 p.m. A weekly concert of organ music on the Legion's restored 1924 Skinner organ. Saturday and Sunday in the Rodin Gallery. Free with museum admission. (415) 750-3624. 

"Rinaldo," May 22, 2 p.m. San Francisco Pocket Opera presents this concertstyle Handel in Italian. $20-$34. 

$6-$10; free for children ages 12 and under; free for all visitors on Tuesdays. Tuesday-Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Lincoln Park, 34th Avenue and Clement Street, San Francisco. (415) 750-3600, (415) 750-3636,


MISSION DOLORES Take a self-guided tour of the historic mission. Originally titled Mission San Francisco de Assisi, Mission Dolores is one of a chain of missions in California begun by Father Junipero Serra in 1776. The mission chain, a day's walk apart, stretches from San Diego to San Rafael. Mission Dolores was built in 1776. 

"Free Concert," May 22, 8 p.m. Celebrate the beauty of San Francisco with this nondenominational concert of original sacred music. Free.  

$2-$3; $5 additional for Audio Tour. Daily, May 1-Oct. 31: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; November 1-April 30: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Good Friday: 9 a.m.-12noon, Easter Sunday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 3321 16th St., San Francisco. (415) 621-8203,



"Thomas Glenn, Tenor and Jack Perla, Piano," May 23, 4 p.m. Program features works by local composer Jack Perla and more. $40. 

1021 Sanchez St., San Francisco. (415) 454-5238,



"Beethoven's 'Eroica' and Rodrigo's 'Aranjuez'," May 24, 8-10 p.m. Pacific Chamber Symphony presents guitarist Paul Galbraith in concert. $7-$35. (800) 838-3006. 

$15 to $20 unless otherwise noted. Hellman Hall, 50 Oak St., San Francisco. (415) 864-7326,



"W.A. Mozart's Don Giovanni," through May 22, May 15, 20, 22, 7 p.m. SF Parlor Opera presents a modern day adaptation of Mozart's opera, set in New Orleans during Mardi Gras. $55. (415) 235-9178. 

1652 Hayes St., San Francisco. (425) 235-9178,



"Women's Experience of War," May 23, 7:30 p.m. San Francisco's Girls Chorus performs selections from "Songs of Survival'' written by women interned in the South Pacific during World War II, as well as traditional folk ballads, popular songs and more. $18-$25. (415) 392-4400. 

1111 O'Farrell St., San Francisco. (415) 928-7770,< 



"Music From Around the World," May 30, 3:30 p.m. Triskela Celtic Harp Trio and Bay Area Youth Harp Ensemble present music from the British Isles. $10. (510) 548-3326, 

$5 suggested donation. 1111 Gough St., San Francisco. (415) 567-2020,<