Jeff Kaliss - May 11, 2009
Chatting with subscribers who have been with her for all of her ensemble’s 17 seasons, Barbara Day Turner had her mission confirmed. “They’re noting how much being constantly exposed to different things has changed how they listen to music,” Turner reports.
Lisa Petrie - May 11, 2009
America can’t get enough of Mason Bates, the young alchemist who blends the sonority of traditional ensembles like the symphony orchestra with the limitless possibilities of computer-generated “electronica.” It’s almost as if we’ve been waiting for just such a sorcerer to put a bit of groove in our Grieg, to mix up our Messien, to bring something fresh and transformational to the concert hall.
Georgia Rowe - May 11, 2009

Volti’s motto is “Singing without a net,” and the San Francisco-based vocal ensemble led by Music Director Robert Geary does indeed stay on the forefront of c

Michael Zwiebach - May 6, 2009
Bonnie Hampton

Well-known Bay Area cellist Bonnie Hampton’s relationship with the Young People’s Symphony Orchestra goes back to the time when she was a pr

Michael Zwiebach - May 5, 2009
Bernard Labadie

The San Francisco Symphony and the Symphony Chorus contribute to the year’s Handel festivities with performances of three of the composer

Michael Zwiebach - May 5, 2009
Jennifer Kloetzel
Jason Victor Serinus - May 5, 2009
Quality is a given when it comes to the Golden Gate Men’s Chorus (GGMC). First and foremost, its director for the last 13 years has been Joseph Jennings, longtime music director of Chanticleer.
Michael Zwiebach - May 5, 2009
On Mother’s Day, as on most holidays, concertgoing opportunities will be limited, as presenters fear loss of their audience to other activities, such as the
Judith Linsenberg
Jeff Dunn - April 28, 2009
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg

The pleasures and horrors of night follow upon one another when the New Century Chamber Orchestra opens its program with Mozart’s

David Bratman - April 28, 2009
Marimbist Lisa Pegher

“Made in the U.S.A.” is the title of Mission Chamber Orchestra’s concert of American music of a decidedly romantic and audience-friendly be