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Lou Fancher

Lou Fancher is a San Francisco Bay Area writer. Her work has been published by WIRED.com, Diablo Magazine, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, InDance, East Bay Express, Oakland Magazine, SF Weekly, and others.  She is a children's book author, designer and illustrator, with over 50 books in print. Also a choreographer, ballet master and teacher, she coaches professional ballet and contemporary dance companies in the U. S. and Canada.  Visit her website online at www.johnsonandfancher.com.

Articles by this Author

Upcoming Concert
April 14, 2017

Creative teams will be scrambling when Opera Theater Unlimited debuts their 48-Hour Opera Festival.

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Upcoming Concert
April 12, 2017

Guest soloists and dancers join the orchestra and chorale for a fully-staged presentation of Rameau’s opera-ballet Le Temple de la Gloire.

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Feature Article
April 6, 2017

Look for dance without limits when AXIS takes the stage during National Dance Week.

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Upcoming Concert
    March 15, 2017

    The violin virtuoso shares her ideas on staying open, engaged, and challenged.

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    Chamber Music Review
    March 7, 2017

    Jennifer Higdon’s Piano Trio is just one highlight in a strong program from the Gold Coast Chamber Players.

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    Upcoming Concert
    February 28, 2017

    S.F. Bach Choir hosts “Many Voice, One Art,” to unify, inspire, and educate.

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    Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
    February 28, 2017

    Michael Morgan’s unusual program was inspired by Native American music.

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    Feature Article
    February 25, 2017

    The choreographer maintains curiosity and delight even when tackling challenging subjects.

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    Upcoming Concert
    February 16, 2017

    Composer Julia Wolfe melds the refined and the vernacular into new music.

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    Upcoming Concert
    February 11, 2017

    From bar stools to church pews and playground benches, the visionary program makes opera accessible and fun for all.

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    Upcoming Concert
    February 2, 2017

    Beloved mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade sings for — and with — the homeless.

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    Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
    January 31, 2017

    Joshua Roman reinforces his reputation with a masterful reading of Bates’ Cello Concerto.

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    Upcoming Concert
    January 30, 2017

    Transcending boundaries, Opera Parallèle’s Flight is the creation of “believable art.”

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    Upcoming Concert
    January 24, 2017

    Established and emerging artists celebrate the full range of human experience during the three-weekend festival.

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    January 24, 2017
    Attracting a discordant crew of fans, George Hurd compounds electronic and chamber into a web of euphonic melody. ...
    Feature Article
    January 19, 2017

    Books on music to inspire and inform.

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    Feature Article
    January 17, 2017

    The bassist, composer, and educator talks about his projects, his work with kids, and using music to reflect a “positive and truthful” history.

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    Upcoming Concert
    January 17, 2017

    From Biggie to Bach, the dynamic duo finds common ground in hip-hop and classical music

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    CD Review
    December 29, 2016

    The pianist’s new CD provides a musical soundtrack to a famous Langston Hughes poem.

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    Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
    December 10, 2016

    Under Elim Chan’s baton, the symphony and pianist find perfect common ground for uncommon artistry.

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