The cat is back, but thanks to the mice (Suzie Racho and Gabe Meline) for filling in last week. Also thanks to Cal Performances Director Matias Tarnopolsky for joining me this week as co-host. Listen to the show (with all the podcast extras) above, and click on the links below for more details on the this week's picks.
Sept. 28–Oct. 1: Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas leads the San Francisco Symphony in Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique.
Oct. 5: The Berkeley Symphony welcomes back Music Director Joana Carneiro for a concert featuring a world premiere by a talented young Australian composer.
Sept. 28–Oct. 29: The Cutting Ball Theater revives Paula Vogel's The Mineola Twins, a timely comedy about the rise of radical politics and feminism from the age of Eisenhower through the first Bush.
Oct. 4–8: The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra presents that rarest of classical hat tricks, a new piece for baroque orchestra, the U.S. premiere of Sally Beamish's The Judas Passion.