Music News

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

August 10, 2017
The venerable institution inaugurates its next century with an impressive roster of guest artists and performance programs....
August 8, 2017
San Francisco gets the opera’s formal world premiere in November....
August 4, 2017
The legend in his own time gets a five-disc retrospective of his piano music from Sarah Cahill, and oversees a small new music series....
August 4, 2017
Their new season boasts an impressive roster of guest collaborators and ambitious plans....
August 1, 2017
The California Symphony has a lot going on. Here are the bullet points, to catch you up....
July 27, 2017
A new film about actress Hedy Lamarr documents her technological inventions and her collaboration with composer George Antheil....
July 25, 2017
Sound artist and composer Wayne Grim has created a musical accompaniment for the solar eclipse viewing at the Exploratorium....
July 24, 2017
Nominations for our annual survey of your favorite artists and performances start next week....
July 24, 2017
Jake Heggie’s Three Decembers will be graced with Frederica von Stade. ...
July 19, 2017
The Point Counterpoint II has provided a mobile platform for musical diplomacy for over 40 years, but it is drifting toward destruction....

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