Music News

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

July 7, 2020
The tiny opera company has another wildly entertaining opera up its sleeve. Until then, it invites you behind the scenes in a series of Zoom chats.
July 7, 2020
In a brand new summer festival, the orchestra is taking a step forward toward doing its normal job.
July 3, 2020
Highlights from the archives and new performances from the BBC Grand Virtual Orchestra keep the festival in play with a stiff upper lip.
June 30, 2020
Look for streaming performances from the canceled operas and online chats with SFO luminaries and guests.
June 26, 2020
The San Diego music festival finds an interesting way to do live music while maintaining social distancing.
June 23, 2020
Denied its venue by the shutdown, the enterprising festival will present concerts live online.
June 23, 2020
Derrick Spiva Jr.’s American Mirror is the centerpiece of the podcast Sounds Interesting, and Salastina has other projects afoot as well.
June 22, 2020
Ten local nonprofits will collaborate with world-class artists on fresh projects in the field of dance and movement-based performance.
June 19, 2020
How Gaetano Merola pulled off a coup and got his dream Salome.
June 18, 2020
UPDATED June 19: The latest cancellation news is no concerts at Davies Hall through Dec. 31.