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Lou Fancher

Lou Fancher is a San Francisco Bay Area writer. Her work has been published by WIRED.com, Diablo Magazine, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, InDance, East Bay Express, Oakland Magazine, SF Weekly, and others.  She is a children's book author, designer and illustrator, with over 50 books in print. Also a choreographer, ballet master and teacher, she coaches professional ballet and contemporary dance companies in the U. S. and Canada.  Visit her website online at www.johnsonandfancher.com.

Articles by this Author

Upcoming Concert
November 15, 2017

The Dance Company is blurring boundaries for Cal Performances, but also acknowledging the complexity of that act.

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Artist Spotlight
November 15, 2017

The rising soprano reflects on her evolution as a singer and on preparing for her upcoming role in Girls of the Golden West.

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Recital Review
November 13, 2017

Environmental sounds animate the New Zealander’s vital compositions.

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Artist Spotlight
November 10, 2017

The mezzo-soprano, soon to appear in Girls of the Golden West, is poised to take on big challenges in art and life.

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Upcoming Concert
November 3, 2017

The Partition of British India unfolds in the multimedia melding of Classical Indian and Western music, dance, and art.

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Upcoming Concert
October 20, 2017

The Finnish conductor joins the S.F. Symphony for a program of Sibelius and Shostakovich

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Upcoming Concert
October 14, 2017

The Parksville Murders is a new opera designed and performed for the virtual-reality environment.

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Artist Spotlight
October 7, 2017

A concert with San José State University Symphony Orchestra will feature Cahill playing a Harrison piano concerto.

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Upcoming Concert
October 3, 2017

The collaboration between the poetry of Youth Speaks and Kronos Quartet, under the direction of Sean San José, is opening ears and eyes.

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Upcoming Concert
September 16, 2017

Smuin’s season opener features the lauded choreographer’s Requiem for a Rose.

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Upcoming Concert
September 5, 2017

Music, dance, theater, and visual art spark inquiry and conversation during the 10-day festival at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

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Upcoming Concert
August 2, 2017

The San Francisco String Trio celebrates Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

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Upcoming Concert
July 29, 2017

SFCV talks with violinist and budding orchestra chair Shiho Takashima about the universal language of music.

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Upcoming Concert
July 14, 2017

Special concerts and impromptu performances ring out on a dozen pianos festooning the garden.

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Upcoming Concert
July 5, 2017

Composer Joseph M. Columbo’s new opera challenges the conventional perceptions of the genre.

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Artist Spotlight
June 27, 2017

A top cancer researcher nurses a lifelong passion for singing and songwriting. Now she’s releasing her second album.

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Upcoming Concert
    June 9, 2017

    Carlos Aguirre brings together San Jose youth with artists Cellista and soprano Alexandra Sessler to create new music.

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    Feature Article
    May 26, 2017

    Eun Lee, a busy educator, conductor, and musician battles for social justice one note at a time.

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    May 16, 2017
    The exuberant two-week festival builds bridges — not walls — between cultures. ...
    May 8, 2017
    World premieres from Nicole Hoskins and Trey McIntyre and a 2015 Amy Seiwert favorite are on the bill. ...

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