Music News

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

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. ...
November 15, 2012
Chamber Music Day Live + Free is one of those very special events in the fall that you absolutely do not want to miss....
November 15, 2012
Here's a discussion and masterclass lead by Davitt Moroney, the renowned UC Berkeley musicologist (as well as harpsichordist and organist) about whom The Washington Post wrote: “Moroney is one of th...
November 15, 2012
The Abhinaya Dance Company in San Jose was founded more than 30 years ago as a formal dance school for young Indian-American students interested in classical South Indian dance....

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