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
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...
January 29, 2013
You can pick just about any program Michael Tilson Thomas leads with his New World Symphony in Miami and break out in invidia, one of the deadly sins....
January 29, 2013
Designed by the architectural faculty of Hefey University of Technology of Huainan in China, this building — surprisingly not a concert hall — has a violin-shaped entrance, and an escalator leadin...
January 29, 2013
Recorder virtuoso Michala Petri, a 2013 Grammy nominee, joins cellist Christopher Costanza of the St. Lawrence String Quartet, oboist Allan Vogel, and harpsichordist John Gibbons for a performance of ...
January 29, 2013
Decades ago, San Francisco Ballet's late, beloved Music Director Denis de Coteau came to Hawaii on tour with the company, and conducted the Honolulu Symphony for Michael Smuin's Romeo and Juliet, set ...
January 29, 2013
A well-known face is missing from the War Memorial lobby, but Eric Colby hasn't gone far, he is now in the back of the building, not the front. House Manager for the past eight years, Colby has been n...
January 29, 2013
The new pride of Stanford Live, Bing Hall opened just over two weeks ago, and news comes today that Stanford Live Artistic Director Jenny Bilfield is leaving the position she assumed in 2006 to become...

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