classical music

17 Jul 2017

These People Lined Up at 3:30 AM For Symphony Tickets

The hardest of hardcore symphony fans in the Bay Area lined up starting at 3:30 a.m. this morning for a Black Friday-style, doorbuster San Francisco Symphony event called Single Tickets Day. While the SF Symphony’s 2017-18 season tickets went available online at 10 a.m. this morning, the most devoted symphony

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19 Jul 2016

Meet The People Who Lined Up At 4 AM For Symphony Tickets

This post is supported by the SF Symphony. Wanna support a post on the site? Holler at Alex@BrokeAssStuart.com Monday was a high holy holiday for the hardest of hardcore classical music fans in San Francisco. Fanatical followers of the San Francisco Symphony were lining up before 4 a.m. Monday morning for

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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02 Sep 2015

Win Tickets To New York’s True Concord Voices & Orchestra @ Lincoln Center!

  Featuring Mozart’s Requiem and the New York premiere of Stephen Paulus’ Prayers and Remembrances, originally commissioned for the 10th anniversary of 9/11. True Concord Voices & Orchestra™ draws upon the first rank of professional choral and instrumental musicians from around the United States in service of its artistic mission:

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19 Sep 2012

Broke-Ass Show Review: The Juliets Played Pianos Last Saturday (9/15)

    The Juliets are all about quiet innovation. It seeps from the bows and strings of their mini-orchestra; it shows its face in lyrics that declare: “If it’s less what you do and it’s more what you know / I can’t wait on fashion because I’m ready to go.”

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12 Sep 2012

Broke-Ass Band Interview: The Juliets (Playing Pianos NYC This Saturday 9/15)

In preparation for their upcoming show at Pianos (Saturday, 9/15) we talked to The Juliets’ frontman Jeremy Freer (guitar, piano, vocals, songwriter) about the band’s fave venues, the Motor City, and youthful rebellion via classical music. Be sure and catch their show this weekend (Saturday, 9/15) at Pianos and stream their

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10 Dec 2011

Strad for Lunch Every Wednesday

Staying cultured in this city can seem daunting and expensive. Especially when you’re a classical music lover like myself. Which is why I was so excited to stumble on the W.M.P. Concert Hall inside the Gradoux-Matt Rare Violin shop. Every Wednesday at 12:30pm, owner Emmanuel Gradoux-Matt hosts Strad for Lunch, a

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30 Nov 2011

Will Hermes – “Love Goes to Buildings on Fire” Panel

Major cultural shifts are not always easy to recognize, particularly when it comes to music. This is likely because there’s a natural evolution to music – trends sort of blend into each other seamlessly. Every now and then something really new comes along and shifts paradigms. I remember when Grunge

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14 Oct 2011

Broke-Ass Band Interview: Victoire

Victoire’s debut full-length album, Cathedral City, received a 7.8 from Pitchfork, but listen for yourself and fall in love with the classical/electro-pop hybrid that this all-female quintet creates. Comprised of founder/composer/keyboardist Missy Mazzoli, violinist Olivia De Prato, clarinetist Eileen Mack, keyboardist Lorna Krier, and double bassist Eleonore Oppenheim, the group

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