Music News

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April 30, 2013
By Music Director Michael Morgan Oakland East Bay Symphony's 25th anniversary season continues our tradition of balancing local elements with our interests in world events. We are a symphony orchestr...
April 30, 2013
By Michelle Dulak Thomson, San Francisco Classical Voice ...
April 30, 2013
By Robert Commanday, San Francisco Classical Voice ...
April 30, 2013
Any time you see "paradigm," chances are there is some smoke being blown somewhere, probably in your direction. It's meant semi-jocularly here, although from where I sit, the situation to be re-paradi...
April 30, 2013
USC trustee Ken Klein and his wife, Natalie, co-chair of the advisory board for Classical KDFC Radio in San Francisco, have given $1 million to support the station. Their gift will provide initial fun...
April 30, 2013
Joining the centennial celebration of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Orchestra will perform it, conducted by Christopher Rountree, at on May 4 at 8 p.m. in the Co...
April 30, 2013
Music at Kohl Mansion closes its 30th anniversary season at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, with the Kohl debut of pianist Anne-Marie McDermott. They will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto K.449 in E-flat Ma...
April 30, 2013
The world of music mourns the passing of János Starker on Sunday, at age 88, in his Bloomington, Indiana, home. (He usually kept the diacritic I dropped from my name.) While celebrated in concert hal...

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