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Free Friday Nights at the de Young | 2010 Finale

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Friday, November 26, 2010 - 5:00 pm to 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries



The fifth season of the free Friday Nights at the  de Young Museum comes to a close with a big event – live music with two free concerts by Classical Revolution, a free concert by City Opera SF, a free magic show and art making activities

Classical Revolution
6:15–6:45 and 7:35–8:05 p.m.
Wilsey Court

Live music of the Post-Impressionist era featuring Jory Fankuchen, violin; Rachel Noyes, violin; Charith Premawardhana, viola; Sam van Loon, cello.

City Opera SF presents “Soirée” with Sopranos Jennifer Muhawi and Sibel Demirmen
7:00–7:30 and 8:15–8:45 p.m.
Wilsey Court

Beautifully performed opera and longtime classics, including the Barcarolle from The Tales of Hoffman, “La Vie en Rose,” made famous by Edith Piaf, Drinking Song from La Traviata, The Flower Duet from Lakmé, “O Mio Babbino Caro” by Puccini, Habañera from Carmen, and more.

Magic Show: “Devil in the Deck”
7:15 p.m.
Koret Auditorium

Fresh from a wonderfully successful debut at the world’s most prestigious theater festival, Paul Nathan and John Anaya join us for a night of music, magic, and theater. Their critically acclaimed show “Devil in the Deck” takes us on a whirlwind trip around the world. This show will include several elements brought together just for this one evening, including a full band and the incorporation of Impressionist images from the Orsay exhibitions.

Art making with Mademoiselle Kim
6:00–8:45 pm
Cut the deck! Cut the deck of cards and create a magical collage.

About Friday Nights at the De Young
On Friday nights the entire museum is open until 8:45 p.m. Friday Nights at the de Young offers a variety of interdisciplinary arts programs, including live music, poetry, films, dance, tours, and lectures. The cafe is open with a special Friday Nights dinner menu, and a no-host cocktail bar is serving drinks. There are art making activities for everyone. All Friday Night programming is free unless otherwise noted.

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Cost: FREE*
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries
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