Music News

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

November 27, 2012
Ragazzi Boys Chorus celebrates the holiday season this weekend with "Welcome Winter/Winter Solstice" — music from various cultures, marking Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Native American celebration,...
November 27, 2012
Yes, she is, in real life in France, where she turns 91 on Dec. 4, and on the silver screen in Stanford. Deanna who, you ask? ...
November 27, 2012
It's a continuing puzzle why performing arts organizations — all facing ongoing budget challenges — do not collaborate more. Pooling resources and sharing assets make good sense, but it rarely hap...
November 20, 2012
Apropos of President Obama's visit to Burma/Myanmar and the Nobel Peace Prize-winning opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi this week, The Los Angeles Times reports on the important role of her piano tun...
November 20, 2012
A memorial service in honor of Susan Rose, community leader and important supporter of the arts in Alameda County, will be held at 3 p.m., Nov. 24, at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts at Ohlon...
November 20, 2012
The orchestra's Asian tour will soon end in Japan, but last weekend, it was time for Shanghai and the San Fracnisco Symphony debut in Beijing....
November 20, 2012
While Sonos (see item above) and the San Francisco Symphony (item be...
November 20, 2012
Jim Meredith's Sonos Handbell Ensemble leaves on Dec. 6 for its seventh tour of Japan. The itinerary is for 18 days, includes giving nine concerts in major venues, "all over the Honshu and Kyushu isla...
November 20, 2012
One of the greatest singers' farm teams anywhere — San Francisco Opera's Merola Program and Adler Fellowship — produced an extraordinary number of accomplishments last week....
November 20, 2012
Cal Performances is hosting an extraordinary meeting of El Sistema originators, leaders, practitioners — and world-renown alumni of the program. ...

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