Music News

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

March 5, 2013
Robin Sutherland's ponytail may be getting shorter, but his indefatigable attitude to music is — if anything — even more youthful and fresh than it was 40 years ago when he became the San Francisc...
March 5, 2013
When Michael J. Savage speaks, especially about opera, attention should be paid. ...
February 28, 2013
Who brought music into your life? Who fostered your musical talent, and changed your life? Do you know a teacher whose effort, dedication, and inventiveness deserve to be recognized? This April, there...
February 28, 2013
Each week we celebrate the birthday of one composer from the SFCV composer gallery. This week’s birthday boy is Gioachino Rossini (born Feb. 29, 1792), whose career ushered in the “Golden Century...
February 28, 2013
February 28 to March 9, Dan Kryston Memorial Theater: Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts presents 42nd Street. A Depression-era novel was made into a 1933 film, perhaps best known for the so...
February 28, 2013
Each week the Kids Around the Bay column includes a profile of a local school music program, to provide parents with a sense of the resources and philosophy offered, as well as how programs compare. T...
February 26, 2013
San Francisco Symphony, often getting into the business of its neighbor across Grove Street, the San Francisco Opera, is now offering a Mozart novelty....
February 26, 2013
The lineup for the 38th annual Jewish Music Festival promises great variety. The 10-day-long festival, beginning on March 12, presents jazz, folk, classical and contemporary works from around the worl...
February 26, 2013
Sara Jobin — who led the San Francisco Opera/Cal Performances coproduction of The Little Prince five years ago, and was the first woman to conduct mainstage productions in the War Memorial beginning...
February 26, 2013
[An announcement from the S.F. Symphony on Thursday said Bennett died. Apparently, he did not regain consciousness after taken to the hospital Saturday night.] ...

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