Jon Nakamatsu joins the Peninsula Symphony for Beethoven

Miro Quartet and Jeffrey Kahane at the Green Center

The healing power of music comes to the Green Music Center at Sonoma State with the Miro String Quartet and pianist Jeffrey Kahane performing works by Dvorak and Brahms this Saturday night. The Green Music Center is offering free tickets to anyone affected by the wine country fires.

A Finnish Tableau at the SF Symphony

Guest conductor Osmo Vanska leads works by Sibelius and Shostakovich this Thursday through Saturday at Davies. Latvian violinist Baiba Skride is featured in the achingly beautiful Sibelius Violin Concerto.

Nakamatsu Joins the Peninsula Symphony in Perfect Fifths

Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto and the majestic Tchaikovsky Symphony #5 are on the program this weekend with the Peninsula Symphony. Jon Nakamatsu solos in the Beethoven and music director Mitchell Sardou Klein is on the podium.

Season Opener for Marin Symphony: Romance

Violinist Jennifer Koh joins the Marin Symphony and conductor Alasdair Neale for the Barber Violin Concerto Sunday and Tuesday. The program also includes the Tchaikovsky Symphony #4.

Free Concerts with the SF Chamber Orchestra

Strings Attached” is this weekend’s program by the SF Chamber Orchestra. Works of Bach, Bartok, and Warlock showcase the string players of the orchestra. Concerts in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Berkeley.