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.…

4 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:…

10 months 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…

11 months 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…

5 years ago