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Blurred Lines: Talking with Ben Folds About Music Boundaries, Rock Symphonies and Bob Saget

David Hunt | Posted 07.06.2014 | Entertainment
David Hunt

Some stuff builds up over time, and the rest goes down the drain. It might seem controversial to tell someone starting out to throw things out all the time, but that's sort of the way I do it.

Aaron Sankin

WATCH: The Weirdest Protest Ever? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.14.2013 | San Francisco

Update: As of Wednesday morning, over 100 musicians of the San Francisco Symphony have officially announced they are on strike, citing "management’s...


Hannah Bricker | Posted 03.12.2013 | San Francisco

San Francisco's classical musicians may soon be preparing their own swan song. The SF Symphony unanimously voted to strike next week if contract di...

Robin Wilkey

WATCH: San Francisco Symphony Wins Grammy Award! | Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.11.2013 | San Francisco

The San Francisco Symphony and Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas won the Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance on Sunday for a live recordin...

PHOTOS: Stars Come Out For San Francisco Symphony Gala

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.24.2012 | San Francisco

The San Francisco Symphony celebrated its 101st year at a star-studded gala last week with a crowd that featured Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, May...

PHOTOS: SF Gets Ready For The Social Event Of The Season

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.17.2012 | San Francisco

It's September, which means it's opening season in San Francisco. And this Wednesday, the San Francisco Symphony will welcome a second century with on...

WATCH: Happy 100th Birthday, San Francisco Symphony!

Carly Schwartz | Posted 12.08.2011 | San Francisco

Back in September, we were thrilled to bring you the lavish gowns and star-studded red carpet as the San Francisco Symphony marked the opening of its ...

Five Questions For The Symphony's Grammy-Winning Director

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.30.2012 | San Francisco

Who: Ten-time Grammy Award-winning conductor, pianist and composer Michael Tilson Thomas. Current Gig: The music director of the San Francisco Symp...

Robin Wilkey

PHOTOS: San Francisco Symphony Dazzles At Star-Studded 100th Anniversary Gala | Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.08.2011 | San Francisco

On Wednesday night, while the rest of the symphony sat waiting, a violinist walked onto the stage holding two violins. This man was not the soloist th...