Music News

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October 30, 2012
The day before the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra opens its 2012-2013 season on Nov. 4, the ensemble will make its debut at the fifth annual "Día de los Muertos" (Day of the Dead) community c...
October 30, 2012
Instead of admiring the chandelier at the next Sunday matinee, I was once again reveling in the sound of the Opera Chorus, which ...
October 30, 2012
This somewhat forced allusion to my favorite Vietnamese film, Tran Anh Hung's The Vertical Ray of the Sun, is about a War Memorial Opera House peculiarity that will surprise some and prompt others to ...
October 25, 2012
Here are a few more best bets for family events this weekend in the Bay Area: ...
October 25, 2012
Under the direction of Education Director Ming Luke, the Berkeley Symphony has a history of offering unusually entertaining and educational programs for kids. Last year they provided a fascinating loo...
October 25, 2012
Here’s a new series sponsored by the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, continuing on Sunday, Oct. 28. This is the third in a series of five concerts at the de Young Museum’s Koret Auditorium...
October 25, 2012
San Francisco Symphony’s fifth annual Dia de los Muertos community concert features the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra performing Copland’s El Salón México and Moncayo's Huapango; Los Lu...
October 24, 2012
If it’s the responsibility of parents, as well as teachers, directors, and administrators — and students themselves — to help build the audience of tomorrow, then this is an event to consider st...
October 23, 2012
Bavarian State Opera is the first opera house to present, with staatsoper.tv, a season of free live streams online. Performances begin at 10 a.m. Pacific Time (11 a.m. on Nov. 3). ...
October 23, 2012
The Montreal-based Ensemble ARTefact is visiting San Francisco for an SFCV-sponsored event at Salle Pianos (details in next week's Music News), as well as a Morrison Series concert and masterclass. ...

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