Music News

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

April 2, 2019
The Lithuanian conductor cancels her second S.F. Symphony engagement.
April 1, 2019
Bargaining table is empty as impasse deepens and more concert blocks are canceled.
March 26, 2019
The nine young semifinalists for the 34th prize hail from around the U.S.
March 25, 2019
Daniel Hope and orchestra will visit some of Europe’s major musical festivals.
March 21, 2019
A new documentary gets deep inside a classic Miles Davis recording.
March 19, 2019
Fans of just intonation can look forward to the premiere of this new Bay Area festival.
March 18, 2019
The 16th career-making contest takes place in Russia this June.
March 12, 2019
Two heady weekends of new orchestral music including a tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Wynton Marsalis’s Jazz Symphony.
March 12, 2019
With the final bows of Michael Tilson Thomas as music director, the orchestra gives clues to its future and sends its current director off in style.
March 12, 2019
The San Francisco Bay Area, once home to many small, adventurous theater companies, now aspires to become Broadway-West, with musicals old and new abounding....