Music News

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

March 26, 2013
San Francisco Ballet's current revival of John Cranko's Onegin is getting well-deserved raves from critics and audiences, but — as usual — there is not sufficient acknowledgment of the musicians' ...
March 26, 2013
San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley announced at the company's annual meeting last week, and wrote in a letter to subscribers and donors, that the company is planning future productions...
March 25, 2013
Constance Hoffman is a costume designer who, as she says, tells stories. “My medium just happens to be costume.” The medium, however, requires a lot of research, especially for a Biblical epic, wh...
March 21, 2013
March 23-34, various times in San Francisco, Oakland, and San Mateo: San Francisco Chamber Orchestra family concert, “Shall We Dance.” For entertainment and educational value the SFCO family conc...
March 21, 2013
You probably have heard of today’s birthday boy: Johann Sebastian Bach was born on the first day of spring, 328 years ago, in 1685. One of the most widely performed and beloved musicians of all time...
March 21, 2013
Periodically, 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 compare. ...
March 21, 2013
There’s an exciting, huge event on the horizon: April 26-28, the enterprising Volti Chamber Singers join forces with the San Francisco Choral Society, the Leah Stein Dance Company of Philadelphia, ...
March 20, 2013
San Francisco Conservatory of Music board chair Timothy W. Foo announced on Wednesday the appointment of David H. Stull, 46, as the school's next president, to take office on July 1. ...
March 19, 2013
No, not the opera by Carl Maria von Weber (which should really be performed much more frequently than it is, especially in this country). ...
March 19, 2013
Just to remember that there is a tomorrow, here's a note from San Francisco Symphony that has nothing to do with labor relations. That is true, appearances notwithstanding: Robin Sutherland made this ...

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