Victoria Looseleaf - March 14, 2023

The new chamber opera about prophecy and instability is the climax of the artist’s yearlong residency at UC Berkeley.

Andrew Gilbert - March 13, 2023

The saxophonist/composer, a key figure in the Afrofuturist movement, celebrates 50 years of his band as he moves into new creative territory.

Lou Fancher - March 3, 2023

The conductorless chamber orchestra launches the Herbert Franklin Mells Project, performing scores that have gone unheard for almost 70 years.

Andrew Gilbert - March 3, 2023

Many of these artists have been getting the spotlight year-round from leading presenters, and rightly so.

Lisa Hirsch - February 27, 2023

Classical insiders, like conductor JoAnn Falletta, have major issues with the film’s veracity, but they’re still fascinated.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 21, 2023

The Soraya brings to fruition a trilogy of works celebrating native California trees that are now threatened by climate change.

Andrew Gilbert - February 20, 2023

The store is hosting a stellar lineup on the ivories this spring, resurrecting some jazz history in the process.

Emily Wilson - February 14, 2023

Cappella Romana discovers and performs music from a meeting in 1400 between the English king and the Byzantine emperor.

Andrew Gilbert - January 23, 2023

Memorial concerts this month celebrate the lives of two Bay Area jazzmen.

Jim Farber - January 23, 2023

At USC’s Keck School of Medicine, a multidisciplinary clinic works to treat neurological conditions that afflict instrumentalists.