Music News

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April 23, 2013
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg's New Century Chamber Orchestra has consistently adventurous programming, but the upcoming series may be the first (at least until I am corrected) of an all-symphonic lineup. ...
April 23, 2013
Where in the world is Lera Auerbach? ...
April 18, 2013
April 20-21, Saturday, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., and weekends through May 5 at Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse, Berkeley: Bay Area Children’s Theater presents Knuffle Bunny, A Cautionary Musical. This is ...
April 18, 2013
Last week Anais Azul went to look at the music program at Boston University, where she’s been accepted for college. She’s a 17-year-old senior at Berkeley High and while BU was not her first choi...
April 18, 2013
Palo Alto High School, which opened in 1898, is right across the street from Stanford University; in fact, right across the street from Stanford in every sense. “Paly” is known for its intensely ...
April 16, 2013
Last week's edition of The New Yorker featured a lengthy article by pianist Jeremy Denk about his experiences as a student, from childhood to conservatory and beyond. ...
April 16, 2013
Ivan Ilic, a pianist born in Belgrade, later a resident of Palo Alto, schooled at Berkeley and the S.F. Conservatory of Music, has gone on to graduate studies in Paris, and a career in Europe. He writ...
April 16, 2013
Strains of classical music echoed on Sunday — not inside an august concert hall — but in a bleak Chicago jail where the mostly teenage boys await trial on charges ranging from dope dealing to mur...
April 16, 2013
Scott Sandmeier has been named Music Director of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Orchestra, to begin with next season's first concert on September 28. He will also lead the orchestra in perfor...
April 16, 2013
Marin Music Chest, celebrating its 80th anniversary, announced its annual concert on April 28, featuring solo p...

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