Classical music presents itself as anomalous in a world dense with stories. Much of classical music, including symphonies like those of Mahler’s, cannot be well or fully described in narrative form, for the simple fact that there is no language involved.
The Board of Trustees elected supporter of Stanford University and president of the San Francisco Symphony Sakurako D. Fisher ’82 to a five-year term on Tuesday. Fisher is a Stanford alumna who holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations.
Each week, there are a barrage of films, theatrical productions, art exhibits, and musical performances open to the public both on and off Stanford’s campus and The Arts & Life Editorial Staff is here to help you wade through the muck. The following is a compilation of our suggestions for what to catch –– and what to skip –– this week in Arts & Life.
There’s never a shortage of film, theater, music and other arts events in Stanford and further afield. Here are our curated recommendations for the best affordable events to attend, films to see and things to do this week. Film If you still haven’t caught up on recent awards contenders, do it this week while the…
Chen Zhao sits silently in the empty stands of Bing Concert Hall, his eyes focused on the bow strokes of the string players as the Stanford Orchestra rehearses Mahler’s Symphony No. 2.
The Daily compiled a brief preview of how local communities plan to celebrate Independence Day.
Headliners MGMT filled Laurence Frost Amphitheatre on Saturday afternoon with more than 5,000 students and guests, but never performed high school hit “Kids,” their most famous song.
The long-awaited Bing Concert Hall opened Jan. 11 with a musical ensemble of professional and student groups.