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February 19, 2013
After nearly three decades of a prominent career with San Francisco Symphony, Publications Director Larry Rothe is retiring on March 1. Besides writing and editing program notes and features, Rothe ha...
February 19, 2013
San Domenico School's acclaimed Virtuoso Program presents "Women in Music" at 3 p.m. March 3, in the Bettye Poetz Ferguson Hall....
February 19, 2013
San Francisco’s Lamplighters Music Theatre has appointed Rick Williams as its new Artistic Director....
February 19, 2013
The Marin Headlands Center for the Arts has awarded 51 residential grants to artists from 11 countries and 10 U.S. states in disciplines including dance, music, sound, visual, film, video, new media, ...
February 19, 2013
The Kronos Quartet, which turns 40 in November, has been a San Francisco resident for 35 years, and it is concluding a multi-year joint project with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Thursday and Fri...
February 19, 2013
The Stanford University Department of Music’s Opera Workshop presents Henry Cowell's The Commission in a program "Opera-tions" that runs Feb. 23-March 23, in Dinkelspiel Auditorium. ...
February 19, 2013
'The Hills' as in The Hillside Club, to be exact — in Berkeley, on March 1, 3, and 9, after performances on Feb....
February 19, 2013
No previous Opera Parallèle — or really any other recent production by a small company I can think of — had the all-around excellence of the last performance of Ainadamar on Sunday afternoon at ...
February 19, 2013
Between Friday evening and Sunday afternoon, the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra and most of the Hamburg Ballet (except for double-cast principal roles) performed John Neumeier's Nijinsky four times. T...
February 19, 2013
The American Pianists Association has commissioned works for solo piano from five women composers – Lisa Bielawa (see previous item), Margaret Brouwer, Gabriela Lena Frank, Missy Mazzoli, and Sarah ...

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