SF Symphony cellist Barbara Bogatin considers the conductor’s role from the other side of the podium.
As Nicholas McGegan and Celine Ricci report, historical performance practice is not about embracing austerity, but rather its opposite.
The intrepid Chicago jazz organization has informed and inspired generations of local artists. Our jazz critic hears from prominent Bay Area musicians about this lodestar of creative energy.
Choreographer Robert Moses and Denise Saunders Thompson, of the International Association of Blacks in Dance, discuss increasing Black influence and the added challenges of the pandemic.
Renée Fleming and her Sound Health Network champion Indre Viskontas’s comprehensive review of music and brain development research.
As the NEA continues to dole out project-based grants effectively, we’re reminded that artists need and deserve more than that.
If there’s a lesson in this preeminent American composer’s work, it’s that reimagining the past in art can lead to liberation.
An appreciation of a Bay Area jazz stalwart and “the world’s most interesting man.”
Chelsea Hollow’s Young Activists’ Songbook helps young musicians, artists, and poets come together to combat isolation.
Arts organizations are flush with fresh ideas about how the arts can be central to rebuilding America’s economy and sense of community.