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Molly Colin

Journalist Molly Colin writes about the arts and cultural trends.

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Feature Article
July 6, 2015

A look at the world of standing-room opera attendees.

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Upcoming Concert
June 17, 2015

Percussionist and festival music director Steven Schick talks about the program, which will feature innovative, atmospheric music from the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Feature Article
May 26, 2015

Where do young conductors come from? Move over Teddy Abrams, the SFS Youth Orchestra seems ready to produce another one – Agata Sorotokin.

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Upcoming Concert
April 15, 2015

A look at the San Francisco company’s upcoming opera at Z Space based on the Joseph Conrad novella.

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Feature Article
March 11, 2015

Pierre-Laurent the pianist celebrates his long-time association with Pierre the composer.

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Dance Review
January 22, 2015

Only months after retiring from the New York City Ballet at 47, the famous principal ballerina performs new works by four male choreographers who also dance with her on stage.

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Feature Article
December 2, 2014

In San Francisco Opera’s understudy room, a sense of camaraderie and good humor prevails, as singers watch a production they’ve prepared to perform, but which will go on without them.

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Upcoming Concert
August 26, 2014

The upcoming season at the San Francisco Symphony offers intriguing collaborations and pairings that play off each other.

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Upcoming Concert
August 20, 2014

sfSound continues its "small packages" musical series on Aug. 24, showcasing two rarely played 20th-century modern classics, along with five short works commissioned in response to them.

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Upcoming Concert
August 8, 2014

The Three-By-Three concert series are just one of the highlights of the 20th anniversary season of Music In the Vineyards in the Napa Valley.

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Upcoming Concert
August 7, 2014

Yo-Yo Ma brings the intimacy and power of three Johann Sebastian Bach solo cello suites to the Hearst Greek Theatre at UC Berkeley on Aug. 12 as a Cal Performances special summer event.

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Upcoming Concert
August 2, 2014

Hershey Felder brings the pianist Frederic Chopin to life in his solo show, Monsieur Chopin, now playing on the Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Thrust Stage through Aug. 10.

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Upcoming Concert
July 31, 2014

From medieval chants to premieres, the third International Russian Choral Music Festival gets underway Aug. 3 in San Francisco and runs through Aug. 10.

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Feature Article
July 29, 2014

For three late-bloomer singers in the Merola Opera Program, emotional maturity and determination substitute for a long apprenticeship.

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Upcoming Concert
July 28, 2014

San Francisco’s Lamplighters Music Theatre kicks off their 62nd season with a swashbuckling perennial Gilbert & Sullivan favorite, The Pirates of Penzance.

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Upcoming Concert
July 21, 2014

Canadian-American troubador Rufus Wainwright will make his debut at the Stern Grove Festival in San Francisco on Sunday, July 27.

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Upcoming Concert
July 16, 2014

Woody Guthrie’s American Song, the award-winning musical based on the life and music of the iconic American folk singer, returns to the Freight & Salvage for four performances.

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Upcoming Concert
July 10, 2014

Kids (and their parents) get to shake, rattle and rock at the free outdoor Kidchella summer concerts in Redwood City.

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Upcoming Concert
June 26, 2014

There's a bevy of Fourth of July celebrations with music around the San Francisco Bay Area this summer. Head for your favorite place to enjoy the festivities: Happy Fourth of July!

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