Music News

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

September 25, 2012
Frederica von Stade hosts the third season of high-definition telecasts from San Francisco Opera's recent performances. This series consists of 2009 productions, the telecasts taking place at 8 p.m. o...
September 25, 2012
Kronos Quartet aims to make an emerging composer's dream come true with the fifth annual Kronos: Under 30 Project. The selected artist receives a commission, mentoring, a high-profile premiere, and a ...
September 25, 2012
Check Cal Performances' November schedule for a wealth of music celebrating the centennial of Conlon Nancarrow. ...
September 25, 2012
Cecilia Bartoli's virtuosity in the service of a great and yet virtually unknown composer, Agostino Steffani, is featured on National Public Radio's free online program, "First Listen." It'...
September 20, 2012
This has long been a Bay Area tradition, and for many years was honored in a scrub oak grove off Route 37 near Sears Point. The faire is a spontaneous costume drama set in the 1600s, but seeded with p...
September 20, 2012
Among the opportunities for children interested in musical theater is Children’s Musical Theater (CMT), a nonprofit now celebrating its 45th anniversary. It was started by a 17-year-old performer na...
September 20, 2012
In our continuing series of interviews, in which we ask professional musicians their advice about musical education for small children, we talked to Monica Scott, perhaps best known as part of the duo...
September 18, 2012
The Brooklyn Academy of Music premiere on Sunday of the revival of Philip Glass' 1976 Einstein on the Beach, coming to Cal Performances on Oct....
September 18, 2012
Shinji Eshima, Mr. San Francisco Double Bass, has always been a kind and persistent supporter of colleagues, and this time his hands reach across the seas as he is hosting a bass recital by Artem Chir...

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