After making an unprecedented investment in online content, will arts groups simply return to “normal” live performances?

Iris Kwok - October 3, 2022

What do ramekins and freedom have in common? More than you’d expect, if you’re asking German performance artist David Brandstätter.

Andrew Gilbert - September 27, 2022

The lineup for the 65th edition of jazz’s premier weekend is liberating and represents many interesting directions.

Annelies Zijderveld - September 19, 2022

The orchestra spotlights two local organizations — the African-American Shakespeare Company and Bayview Opera House — to start the season.

Molly Colin - September 19, 2022

Get the history behind Robert Carsen’s production of Eugene Onegin, which has traveled to stages around the world since its 1997 premiere.

Jonathan Curiel - September 13, 2022

The wildly popular group that comes to California on its North American tour this month was a harbinger of musical globalization.

Lisa Hirsch - September 7, 2022

Many of the most memorable performances of the last century were given by a different singer than the one initially planned.

Michael Zwiebach - August 30, 2022

Opera fans might ask, “Which Pavarotti recordings aren’t essential?” But here’s our list anyway.

Andrew Gilbert - August 29, 2022

The venerable lyricist is in a new creative chapter, continuing the work he had always done in collaboration with his late wife Marilyn.

Peter Feher - August 23, 2022

The full roster of excellence, as chosen by our readers. Find out who has bragging rights this year.