Music News

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

October 15, 2019
Contemporary music sits shoulder to shoulder with 20th-century avant-garde classics in the new season.
October 15, 2019
LA Opera won’t try to replace Domingo, who resigned earlier this month over sexual harassment allegations.
October 8, 2019
The arts presenter is consolidating leadership while beefing up its already strong performance schedule.
October 7, 2019
Carson and the Crawleys meet Gilbert & Sullivan in this festive fundraiser at Herbst.
October 7, 2019
The quartet is building a free online library of contemporary string quartet music, with help from some of today’s leading composers.
October 3, 2019
Harassment allegations force the legendary singer’s departure.
October 1, 2019
The soprano was one of the greatest and most celebrated voices of her generation.
October 1, 2019
The orchestra’s chief operating officer moves up to the hot seat.
October 1, 2019
The rapier-witted, cantankerous, prizewinning classical-music critic for the LA Times died Sept. 29.
October 1, 2019
A critic’s thoughtful essay looks at the recent history and near future of arts journalism.

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