Tag: Cal Performances

Wu Man brings a Chinese village ensemble to the Bay

Wu Man, the best known virtuoso player of the pipa, a lute-like four-stringed Chinese instrument, is also an acclaimed ethnomusicologist.…

7 months ago

Fall 2017 Arts Preview: Classical

Virtuosity abounds – with chamber ensembles, orchestras, soloists and grand opera. Here are some upcoming events, in chronological order. Turandot:…

1 year ago

Asian Youth Orchestra tour hits Bay Area

Nearly 30 years ago, music educator Richard Pontzious wanted to do something about the fact that orchestral playing in Asia…

1 year ago

Robert Battle brings local Alvin Ailey premieres to town

The New York-based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall this week with three programs for…

2 years ago

‘Secret Garden’ a hit with opera’s young target audience

Composer Nolan Gasser’s opera “The Secret Garden,” based on the moving story from Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic 1910 book, is…

6 years ago