Handel’s Biblical Heroes & Villains

Drawing from Handel’s popular renditions of biblical narratives in the historically ubiquitous format of the oratorio—somewhere between off-stage opera and a secular meditation on the role of the Bible in...


Up on the Downbeat: Send in the Clowns!

EVENT DESCRIPTION   Join Artistic Director of Dance Through Time Jen Meller along with PBO violinist Carla Moore in our latest Up on the Downbeat event—a series dedicated to exploring the synthesis of music and dance...


Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

The perfect start to the holiday season, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio combines the drama of an oratorio with the religiosity of a cantata, resulting in a piece of astonishingly vivid musical color and...


Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

The perfect start to the holiday season, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio combines the drama of an oratorio with the religiosity of a cantata, resulting in a piece of astonishingly vivid musical color and...


Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

The perfect start to the holiday season, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio combines the drama of an oratorio with the religiosity of a cantata, resulting in a piece of astonishingly vivid musical color and...


Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

The perfect start to the holiday season, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio combines the drama of an oratorio with the religiosity of a cantata, resulting in a piece of astonishingly vivid musical color and...


Bach’s Mass in B Minor

Bach’s B Minor Mass is one of the towering achievements of the Baroque, and indeed of all classical music. It is the summation of Bach’s creative output, but likely never...


Bach’s Mass in B Minor

Bach’s B Minor Mass is one of the towering achievements of the Baroque, and indeed of all classical music. It is the summation of Bach’s creative output, but likely never...


Bach’s Mass in B Minor

Bach’s B Minor Mass is one of the towering achievements of the Baroque, and indeed of all classical music. It is the summation of Bach’s creative output, but likely never...


Mozart the Radical

Mozart was a composer who loved to test boundaries, and in his Symphony No. 38 you hear him pushing the orchestra of the day to the limit, expanding the horizons...


Mozart the Radical

Mozart was a composer who loved to test boundaries, and in his Symphony No. 38 you hear him pushing the orchestra of the day to the limit, expanding the horizons...


Mozart the Radical

Mozart was a composer who loved to test boundaries, and in his Symphony No. 38 you hear him pushing the orchestra of the day to the limit, expanding the horizons...


Mozart the Radical

Mozart was a composer who loved to test boundaries, and in his Symphony No. 38 you hear him pushing the orchestra of the day to the limit, expanding the horizons...


A Meetup with Davóne

Creative Partner Davóne Tines will curate and perform in a dynamic program that highlights members of the Orchestra, Chorale and special guest artists. Davóne will also “feature” the audience—to be...


Cantorial (Re)Volutions

Star countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, San Francisco’s Temple Emanu-El Cantor Emeritus Roslyn Barak, and others will join Francesco in an evening of song and dialogue, exploring synagogue repertoires—ancient, old, and...


Voice Crossing

Using striking examples from his own output and those of his contemporaries, as well as some vivid gems from as far back as the 14th century, Tarik O’Regan explores the...


Handel’s Radamisto

We honor Handel’s intended ‘wow factor’ of Radamisto with a new staging by Christophe Gayral, a familiar name in some of Europe’s most prestigious opera houses, giving us a fitting close to...


Handel’s Radamisto

We honor Handel’s intended ‘wow factor’ of Radamisto with a new staging by Christophe Gayral, a familiar name in some of Europe’s most prestigious opera houses, giving us a fitting close to...


Handel’s Radamisto

We honor Handel’s intended ‘wow factor’ of Radamisto with a new staging by Christophe Gayral, a familiar name in some of Europe’s most prestigious opera houses, giving us a fitting close to...


Handel’s Radamisto

We honor Handel’s intended ‘wow factor’ of Radamisto with a new staging by Christophe Gayral, a familiar name in some of Europe’s most prestigious opera houses, giving us a fitting close to...