Music News

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

February 5, 2013
The Marin Music Chest provided grants totaling $11,250 to four Marin music organizations at the end of last year. Grant funds are intended for scholarships for those who unable to cover the expense o...
February 5, 2013
It's certain that there will be "how come you didn't know that?!" and "that's nothing compared to X or Y" mail deluge, but it's yet another of many well-known (to others) facts that strikes me as a ma...
February 5, 2013
Opera Parallèle's production of Osvaldo Golijov's 2003 Ainadamar ("Fountain of Tears") is coming to YerbaBuena Center Feb. 15 and 16 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 17 at 2 p.m....
February 5, 2013
I admire much of Lotfi Mansouri's work as Toronto and San Francisco Opera general director (especially his leadership during the War Memorial reconstruction), but he is not my favorite writer. His au...
February 5, 2013
Tenors historically have been in short supply, so the scene at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Thursday evening was a big surprise: five (5) talented tenors led the way at the Voice Department...
February 5, 2013
Besides boosting audience traffic to Livermore and Mountain View, I am confident in recommending Walnut Creek for rewarding cultural tourism. ...
February 5, 2013
Three of the most innovative contemporary choreographers in the world are Americans whose work has been realized in Europe — all three have strong connections with the San Francisco Ballet. ...
January 31, 2013
Feb. 15-17, Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley: Circus Oz presented by Cal Performances brings this hilarious, theatrical, and accomplished Aussie troop back for their fourth visit. It’s a hot ticket, an...
January 31, 2013
January 31, Thursday (tonight!) The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto presents “The Music and the Mirror … Broadway’s Reflection of Our American Life" – Sing-along. Featuring...
January 31, 2013
The East Bay Center for the Performing Arts (EBCPA) was established in Richmond following the murder of Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968. In the years since it has evolved from a modest music school to...

Pages