Music News

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

September 18, 2012
What is it like to prepare for a new season? To find out, we asked musicians of the New Century Chamber Orchestra, who will open the 2012-2013 season on Sept. 18 in the Menlo-Atherton Center for Perfo...
September 13, 2012
This is a treat at the center of West Coast quaint. Beneath the Redwoods, in a town just about everyone in America would die to live in. The art part includes clothing, jewelry, sculpture, woodwork, p...
September 13, 2012
This is a terrific program for small children, ages 7 to 10, or between first and fifth grade: September to March — you sign up for the entire year, with no in and out privileges. It’s located at ...
September 13, 2012
Thinking of parents looking to introduce their children to a classical music education (and sometimes, secretly or not, a career as a classical musician), we asked an accomplished musician for his ad...
September 11, 2012
Kent Nagano, million-mile flyer maestro from Morro Bay, San Francisco, and Berkeley, will not be without an opera company for long, it seems....
September 11, 2012
Space scientists from NASA Ames are producing the world premiere of Ground Control: an Opera in Space on Sept. 13, at the launch event of ZERO1 Biennial, at 300 S. 1st Street, in San Jose. ...
September 11, 2012
The Bay Area debut of the Russell Maliphant Company, an acclaimed contemporary English dance troupe, features a Nijinsky-inspired work, AfterLight. The program — Oct....
September 11, 2012
Seven-time Grammy Award-winning trio Lady Antebellum will headline a big benefit concert on Sept....
September 11, 2012
San Francisco Opera's 90th season opened last weekend, and an announcement yesterday from the BBC helps to appreciate what that span of time means. It was in 1922 that the British Broadcasting Company...

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