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].
In its 30-plus years, the internationally renowned Kronos Quartet has redefined what a string quartet can be. With its commitment to new and experimental works, especially in collaboration with composers and other performing artists, Kronos has made possible the musical explorations of countless other ensembles.
Founded in 1985, Kulintang Arts, Inc., now known popularly as Kularts, is the premier presenter of contemporary and tribal Pilipino arts in the United States. Kularts has been uniting generations of artists and community activists in a common effort to build a collective space and sense of belonging within our city, specifically the SOMA Pilipinas: Filipino Cultural Heritage District.
KUNST-STOFF, originaly based in San Francisco, is a Goldie award winning, contemporary dance/production company that has been creating eclectic movement-focused art experiences for the past 15 years that focuses on international collaborations and co-productions.