When the production works, it’s the music, not the directorial concept, that triumphs.

There will be an added poignancy to the San Francisco Symphony’s performances of Adriana Mater this week.

Stephen King’s bestselling novel comes to the opera stage with, thankfully, less luridness than Stanley Kubrick’s famous film adaptation.

The diverse summer lineup of music, theater, dance, and performance art will be based in the Mission District this year.

The university’s Brain and Creativity Institute and classical station KUSC collaborate on a concert and panel discussion. 

Already without a top executive, PBO is now also charting a future without Music Director Richard Egarr, who’s stepping down next season.

For Piano Spheres, Kallay used Alexander Scriabin’s Fifth Sonata as a jumping-off point to explore “ecstatic states.”

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2021­–2022 will see a huge jump in minority representation on orchestral concert schedules. Some leaders say that change is here to stay.

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LA Opera’s artist-in-residence takes the stage in Oedipus Rex on June 6.

The conductor was at the center of the major opera house revival of Handel, and he brings that experience to the West Coast with Alcina.