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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
    January 12, 2018

    Renowned pianist Menahem Pressler joins the ensemble for an all-Mozart program.

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    Artist Spotlight
    January 9, 2018

    The Palo Alto native talks about his compositions, aspirations, and upcoming performances in the S.F. Performances’ PIVOT series.

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    Feature Article
    January 9, 2018

    Our intrepid reviewer recommends a shelfful of great reads about music and musicians culled from recent publications.

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    Upcoming Concert
    January 3, 2018

    The popular radio and podcast personality curates a wildly eclectic Playlist for the inaugural program.

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    Upcoming Concert
      January 2, 2018

      With a jazz-inflected score and a student choir, the opera takes on big issues.

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      Upcoming Concert
      December 1, 2017

      Artist Kim Anno curates an interdisciplinary show exploring issues of race and culture in 2017.

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      Upcoming Concert
      December 1, 2017

      The choreographer’s potent work tackles culture, identity, and race through recollections of childhood games.

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      Upcoming Concert
      November 28, 2017

      The mezzo-soprano chats about her upcoming performance as the Pilot in Opera Parallèle’s The Little Prince.

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      Upcoming Concert
      November 21, 2017

      An immersive performance experience takes participants through the streets and hidden corners of San Francisco.

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      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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