Bay Area Music Groups

The Bay Area is home to literally hundreds of classical music organizations, from community choruses to world-renowned orchestras, opera companies and chamber ensembles. This listing provides all the vital statistics for Bay Area music groups, as well as a summary of what they do best. Search by type of organization or alphabetically. Note to classical music groups: If your organization is not listed here or there is an error in your listing, please email [email protected].

I Cantori di Carmel

Choral music, accompanied and a capella, of many times from Early Music to Contemporary, in many languages

Founded: 1981
Artistic Director: Dr. Sal Ferantelli
Where to hear them: Carmel Mission Basilica, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

I Sing Words: The Poetry Project

Artistic Director: Jill Morgan Brenner

I Trovatori Opera

Founded: August 2013
Artistic Director: Sonia Alonso, Artistic Director
Where to hear them: Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

I Trovatori Opera: Chamber Orchestra

Founded: 2013
Artistic Director: Temirzhan Yerzhanov
Where to hear them: Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA.

Ignition Duo

Founded: 2011
Where to hear them: https://ignitionduo.bandcamp.com/releases

Ignition Duo

Founded: 2011
Where to hear them: https://ignitionduo.bandcamp.com/releases

Ignition Duo

Founded: 2011
Where to hear them: https://ignitionduo.bandcamp.com/releases

Ignition Duo

Founded: 2011
Where to hear them: https://ignitionduo.bandcamp.com/releases

Impetus Records

Founded: 2005
Artistic Director: Masha Campagne
Where to hear them: Le Colonial

impromptuSF

Artistic Director: Thomas Alexander

In America Productions

Teach new songs for demo recordings for which the singers receive their own copy or access to material.

Founded: 2018
Artistic Director: David Lisker

Ina Chalis Opera Ensemble

Founded: 1980
Artistic Director: Ina Chalis

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