Music News

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

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...
September 18, 2012
According to program notes in Europe, the San Francisco Opera is sharing a revival of David McVicar's production of Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur with Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Liceu, so it should be c...
September 18, 2012
A hundred years ago, Arnold Schoenberg premiered his Dreimal sieben Gedichte aus Albert Girauds 'Pierrot lunaire' (Three times Seven Poems from Albert Giraud's Pierrot lunaire) in Berlin....
September 18, 2012
Four new grants to Cal Performances add up to $1.3 million, according to an announcement last weekend by Matías Tarnopolsky, the organization's director:* $250,000 from Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Sh...
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 ...

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