Music News

Janos Gereben - April 16, 2013

Scott Sandmeier has been named Music Director of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Orchestra, to begin with next season's first concert on September 28. He will also lead the orchestra in performances on Feb. 15 and May 3 next year.

Janos Gereben - April 16, 2013
2013 Marin Music Chest winners; missing the photo session: Katarina Lee, Matthew Lee, Max Norman, and Michelle Ramseier Photo by Eric Chazankin
2013 Marin Music Chest wi
Janos Gereben - April 16, 2013
Rob Bailis
Rob Bailis

Cal Performances Director Matias Tarnopolsky announced today the appointment of Rob Bailis as Director of External Relations and Artis

Janos Gereben - April 16, 2013

When Michael Tilson Thomas conducted the Vienna Philharmonic last week in Festival Hall, at "The Rest Is Noise," Southbank Centre’s festival of 20th-century music, the composition of the orchestra made some encouraging news "for those who thought that the Vienna Philharmonic not only hadn’t made it to the 21st c

Janos Gereben - April 16, 2013
Sherman Clay, 1870-2013
Sherman Clay, 1870-2013

When Sherman Clay, a San Francisco establishment since Leander Sherman opened the first store on Ke

Janos Gereben - April 16, 2013
Colin Davis
Colin Davis

On the week's obituary list: Sir Colin Davis, 85, and Adolph "Bud" Herseth, 91, principal trumpet of the Chicago Symphony for a

Michael Zwiebach - April 11, 2013
Cats
Cats by Broadway By the Bay

April 13, Saturday, 10 a.m.

Mark MacNamara - April 11, 2013
Todd Wedge
Todd Wedge directing students

When he first heard the San Francisco School of the Arts chorus sing at a Chanticleer youth fes

Janos Gereben - April 9, 2013

Word came Tuesday afternoon concerning the delay in ratifying the tentative San Francisco Symphony contract agreement that "both parties have been working on the agreement steadily since the orchestra returned to work last week." This indicates further negotiations are under way, rather than the