The multitalented composer and performer is aiming at a festival that ignores musical boundaries and questions standard narratives.
The university’s Brain and Creativity Institute and classical station KUSC collaborate on a concert and panel discussion.
Director Peter Sellars helms the concert version of the opera at the SF Symphony, with Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting.
The eminent guitarist pulls together his compadres for a retrospective at Berkeley’s Freight & Salvage.
Immune to rigid ideologies, Ligeti made music that was both tactile and intellectual, a postwar avant-gardist who still attracts audiences.
Retiring after 17 years at the Center, the executive and arts advocate had an enormous impact on the university and the region.
Unfolding over six hours, Stranger Love is composer Dylan Mattingly’s attempt at a transformative work that marries philosophical ideas and everyday experience.
Music complements visual curators’ work at the Gardner, and Steel’s innovations have brought programming to a new level of vitality.
After four years away, the company is back at Herbst Theatre with a new production that blends tradition and experimentation.
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