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March 14, 2013
March 15-17, Mondavi Center, Davis: Cashore Marionettes. If you missed this amazing performance a year-and-a-half ago, when it was in Berkeley, here’s another chance, though for many it would mean a...
March 14, 2013
Fifteen thousand people sang during the 2013 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. They were between the ages of 20 and 30; from 40 districts, in 12 regions across the country. From 15,000, t...
March 14, 2013
Every two weeks, the Kids Around the Bay column profiles one of the local school music programs, to provide parents with a sense of the resources and philosophy offered, as well as how programs compar...
March 12, 2013
In the ongoing story about arrests for the acid attack on Sergei Filin, artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, a Moscow TV station reported that the alleged instigator of the attack, Bolshoi soloist...
March 12, 2013
Even more so than in the case of the original Levy's Jewish bread ad ("you don't have to be Jewish to love Levy's ......
March 12, 2013
The next show from Lamplighters is a "jewel box production" of The Sorcerer, with costumes and props, but on a minimal set, and with the orchestra on stage — only three semi-staged concert performan...
March 12, 2013
Composers, Inc. had a long run in San Francisco, but it is leaving the city. A concert on April 9, in Old First Church, will be the group's last event here. "We decided it was time to make a change an...
March 12, 2013
While San Francisco Symphony now has its own labor problems, orchestras in the Twin Cities are facing a much more immediate crisis....
March 12, 2013
Looking forward to Monday night's "Behind the Curtain: Planning an Opera Season" presentation by San Francisco Opera's Director of Music Administration Kip Cranna and Associate Director of Production ...
March 12, 2013
ODC/Dance's 2013 edition of spring season at Yerba Buena Center opens March 14, running through March 24....

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