Where’s The Funny: Why Are There So Few New Operatic Comedies? Jeremy Reynolds - May 20, 2022 Feature Soprano Latonia Moore Brings Her Acclaimed Aida to Los Angeles Victoria Looseleaf - May 15, 2022 Artist Spotlight Dream of the Red Chamber Reawakens in San Francisco Emily Wilson - May 16, 2022 Preview Latest A New Cleopatra for SF Opera’s Centennial Season Music News Soprano Amina Edris will create the role originally intended for Julia Bullock, who’s expecting her first child this fall. Symphony San José’s Star-Studded Anniversary Season Comes With a New General Director Music News The orchestra will feature a variety of soloists next season, while Andrew Bales’s successor prepares to build on the organization’s successes. SF Opera Sets Don Giovanni in a Dystopian Future Music News The perennial favorite is part of SFO’s multiyear presentation of three Mozart/Lorenzo Da Ponte works set in the same house during different eras. Nathan Chan and Donato Cabrera Shine With the California Symphony Review The cellist performed Elgar’s Cello Concerto with a remarkable balance of power and nuance. Thrills and Chills With the New Century Chamber Orchestra in an All-Mozart Program Review Violinist Daniel Hope joins forces with violist Paul Neubauer in an ebullient Sinfonia Concertante. SF Conservatory of Music Acquires Pentatone Music News The new alliance provides a chance to explore “new ideas for performing, recording, and distributing music,” says SFCM President David Stull. Old Friends and New at LA Chamber Orchestra Season Finale Review Ellen Reid’s Floodplain gets its long-awaited world premiere in a lush concert that also includes favorites from Brahms and Beethoven. 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Feature Alonzo King Keeps Giving in His Company’s 40th Year Emily Wilson - May 9, 2022 The famed choreographer unveils a new collaborative work at YBCA May 13–22. It’s another opportunity for seeking truth, he says. It’s Not Just a Fiesta for Gabriela Ortiz May 10, 2022 West Bay Opera Rallies ’Round Tchaikovsky’s Pique Dame May 10, 2022 Florence Price’s Piano Concerto Earns a Warmhearted S.F. Premiere May 9, 2022 How the Performing Arts World Uses Cyber Analytics to Build Audiences May 2, 2022 Features Where’s The Funny: Why Are There So Few New Operatic Comedies? 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The Essential Leonard Bernstein Gabriel Kahane Builds Perfect Three-Minute Songs on His Latest See All Media Reviews > From the Archives Women Composers Unbound: Four New Recordings Feature The polyglot nature of modern composition means that style is no longer polemics, and women composers can make the music they need to. All the Women Conductors in San Francisco Opera and Symphony History Music News A little list that should be longer. Breaking Through the Celluloid Ceiling Feature Women film composers are banding together to have their voices and their music heard. Music for Women Provides Practical Steps for Healing and Growth Through Listening to and Making Music Review Written especially for women survivors of violence, the interactive e-book provides lessons and ideas of value to anyone.