Music News

Read breaking news and items of interest from the world of music in the San Francisco Bay Area and far beyond.

September 19, 2020
The famous percussionist teams up with the Museum of the African Diaspora to present a history of Latin musical genres.
September 18, 2020
UC Davis’s arts presenter is in tune with its audience.
September 15, 2020
You selected it for the SFCV Audience Choice Awards; now hear the concert again.
September 15, 2020
The storied L.A. venue has engaging new performance festivals that focus on inclusion in its first year under LA Phil management.
September 15, 2020
With both virtual watch parties and live-performance events planned, the chamber orchestra’s fall slate reaffirms its commitment to Black and underrepresented composers.
September 14, 2020
Join writer Andrew Gilbert in a live, interactive Zoom interview with tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain.
September 9, 2020
The legislation rolls back some of the onerous requirements of AB 5, but symphonies and musical theater companies are still on the hook as employers.
September 9, 2020
Four musicians from underrepresented communities are awarded postgraduate study, with LA Chamber Orchestra musicians as mentors.
September 9, 2020
Online and undaunted, HSB unveils headliners for its 20th-anniversary fete via a series of uncaptioned drawings of the artists. Can you guess the lineup?
September 8, 2020
Home viewers are invited to be part of the action for the streaming finale.