Music News

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

October 2, 2018
A cacophony of musical chairs can be heard coming from orchestras, choruses, and venues throughout the region.
October 2, 2018
Nicholas McGegan to become music director laureate.
September 25, 2018
S.F. Opera favorite Brian Mulligan plays Mandryka in Richard Strauss’s Arabella.
September 24, 2018
The intrepid ensemble once more challenges power with new music.
September 18, 2018
A pop-up event hosted by the SF Opera offshoot brings world-class singing to a SOMA nightclub.
September 18, 2018
A new film captures the multifaceted composer’s creative process.
September 17, 2018
Rare works and U.S. premieres highlight “Co-Ko” at the Center for New Music.
September 11, 2018
With a new strings fellowship program, three leading classical music institutions tackle diversity in American orchestras.
September 5, 2018
The iconoclastic group goes all-in on presenting thought-provoking music in festive social settings.
September 5, 2018
Santa Clara County’s main professional orchestra is bringing major talent to the California Theatre.