California Bach Society, St. John Passion; San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Berkeley performances, April 30 to May 2.
San Francisco Symphony, Christoph Eschenbach, Zemlinsky Lyric Symphony and Schumann 4th, April 29 to May 1.
Sarah Cahill, piano, 8 p.m., Saturday, May 1, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley - a typically wide-ranging program of new and recent music. This is part of the Berkeley Arts Festival.
I am Love, Tilda Swinton's new film, is evidently built around a John Adams score in some interesting way. There's a special showing at the San Francisco International Film Festival this Sunday at the Castro Theater, San Francisco, 3:30 p.m.
And there are other films of musical interest at the SFIFF: Janos Gereben tells you the story in his SFCV Music News column this week. I have heard good things about Pianomania, especially.