Music News

Janos Gereben - September 8, 2021

Look for the SFCM orchestra, a fully staged opera, and various student ensembles on stage in the new Bowes Center for the Performing Arts starting this month.

Tom Jacobs - September 7, 2021

The vibrant season boasts renowned guest artists, a new series, and a world premiere.

Janos Gereben - September 7, 2021

Live music, dancing dragons, and a pedestrian bazaar promise a lively street scene this weekend.


Janos Gereben - September 7, 2021

A step toward equity is the happy result of choosing the best candidate for each production.

Jeff Kaliss - September 7, 2021

An onstage proposal surprises the intended and elates cast, orchestra, and audience alike.

Michael Zwiebach - August 31, 2021

The orchestra welcomes JoAnn Falletta and a world premiere by Gabriela Ortiz along with a collaboration with Opera San José.

Paul Kotapish - August 31, 2021

With new safety measures in place, Kohl kicks off a return to live music with the Harlem Quartet and Aldo Lopez-Gavelán on Oct. 31.


Peter Feher - August 31, 2021

The LA Phil program provides a step up for emerging conductors with eyes on leadership positions with major symphonies.

Janos Gereben - August 31, 2021

Brad Johnson’s departure reveals deep rifts within the school and sparks resignations and recriminations.

Janos Gereben - August 30, 2021

The special concert with free simulcast features a winning troika from Rusalka.