Features

Andrew Gilbert - May 23, 2022

An all-star roster of artists with new releases on the adventurous label takes the stage at the Freight & Salvage on June 2.

Jeremy Reynolds - May 20, 2022

Audiences like comedy. Opera companies like comedy. So what’s the problem?

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.

Tom Jacobs - May 3, 2022

The multitalented musician is still one of the bestselling classical recording artists. Here are some of the most exciting moments from a long media trail.

Jim Farber - May 2, 2022

Your local symphony knows all about you. Is that a good thing? Opinions differ greatly.

Your cheat sheet to great music festivals across California and the West.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 24, 2022

The SF Ballet’s principal ballerina and others talk openly about their own battles in a high-stress, physically demanding profession.

Jeff Kaliss - April 18, 2022

The soundscape of the desert is part of composer Kennedy Verrett’s SoundCheckEarth, which premieres outdoors at the park, on Earth Day.

Andrew Gilbert - April 17, 2022

One of the latest big players to move out West, drummer Gerald Cleaver, has Wolff composing for sextet again.

Lou Fancher - April 11, 2022

The LA Phil and Deaf West Theatre reimagine Beethoven’s only opera as a feast for the eyes as well as the ears.