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Lily O'Brien

Lily O'Brien is a freelance writer and editor with a passion for the performing arts. She has written feature articles and previews for a variety of publications including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Marin Independent Journal, and Strings Magazine. She is a singer who has performed professionally in a variety of genres, and an avid world traveler and bicyclist.

Articles by this Author

Upcoming Concert
May 2, 2017

The innovative ensemble unites voices, instruments, and inspired improvisation to expand musical horizons and work for social justice.

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Upcoming Concert
February 28, 2017

The Greek Chamber Music Project showcases modern music inspired by traditional folk sources.

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Artist Spotlight
October 14, 2016

The pianist chats about the joys and challenges of keeping his roles as performer, pedagogue, and parent in perspective.

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Artist Spotlight
October 11, 2016

Marin Symphony’s new executive director reflects on the latest venture in his wide-ranging career.

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Upcoming Concert
April 5, 2016

When necessity drove these award-winning classical musicians to experiment with jazz, their music-making got even better.

More about Music at Kohl »
Upcoming Concert
January 4, 2016

The chamber music series promises unique locations and treats for concertgoers.

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Artist Spotlight
October 15, 2015

SFCV talks to the conductor about his time with the Marin Symphony and his vision for the future.

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Upcoming Concert
June 17, 2015

A new production in San Anselmo will have plenty of unusual ideas, dancing, and even some extra music.

More about Marin Baroque »
Feature Article
May 7, 2015

The small Marin-based orchestra is made up of seasoned professionals united in their love of making beautiful music.

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Choral Review
April 14, 2015

The relatively new group Cappella SF put on a heavenly concert at Mission Dolores Basilica.

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Upcoming Concert
March 10, 2015

Local composer Allan Shearer and his librettist Claudia Stevens have taken one strand of a great novel and brought it to the operatic stage.

More about Composers, Inc. »