Features

Michael Zwiebach - December 1, 2020

Let these virtual concerts send you to your happy place until we can all look on 2020 in hindsight.

Andrew Gilbert - December 1, 2020

The reissue of Elizabeth Pipin Silva’s jazz history shines light on the once-thriving Fillmore District music scene.

Emily Wilson - November 23, 2020

While presenters seek closer ties with donors and community partners, they’re also making changes that will last post-pandemic.

Andrew Gilbert - November 16, 2020

These award-winning Bay Area innovators are sculpting sound for hits on both the big screen and the home theater.

Jason Victor Serinus - November 10, 2020

The only surviving opera by an accomplished contemporary of Mozart and Haydn takes the virtual stage in LAO’s collaboration with the Colburn School.

Molly Colin - November 4, 2020

Brian Baumbusch, Lisa Bielawa, and Danny Clay hope that their musical reflections during quarantine will resonate.

Andrew Gilbert - November 3, 2020

SFSU professor Hafez Modirzadeh proposes a fresh, far-ranging agenda for the school’s music curriculum.

Lou Fancher - October 27, 2020

The difficulties for musicians have rarely been greater than now, but here are three who have never backed down from a challenge.

Victoria Looseleaf - October 19, 2020

LA Chamber Orchestra’s artistic advisor is making connections with his adventurous new-music ensemble.

Andrew Gilbert - October 13, 2020

Cal Performances at Home presents a film version of the composer’s multimedia Real Enemies on Oct. 21.