Janos Gereben

Donald Pippin, Pocket Opera staying strong at 40

As San Francisco’s Pocket Opera is about the conclude its 2016-17 season,…

Producing ‘Noises Off’ like solving a fun puzzle

Nonstop pratfalls, doors that open inadvertently or don’t work and disappearing plates…

Sexy pleasures among Han Dynasty ‘Tomb Treasures’

It’s a stretch, but the Asian Art Museum is flogging its fascinating…

Merola commissions new work on 60th anniversary

San Francisco composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer are embarking on…

SF Ballet goes boldly into the future

For artistic director Helgi Tomasson and San Francisco Ballet, it’s not enough…

Updated War Memorial Veterans Building will shine inside and out

As the scaffolding comes down, the War Memorial Veterans Building seems to…

World-premiere tango comes to Bay Area stages

Orquesta Victoria, an acclaimed Argentine tango orchestra, is coming to the Bay…

Mozart’s ‘Figaro’ a welcome return to S.F. Opera

Mozart's 1786 "The Marriage of Figaro," a masterpiece of musical theater universally …

S.F. Opera’s ‘Two Women’ a keeper

Typically, the problem with a new opera is that the music is…

Contemporary artists in spotlight in ’28 Chinese’

San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum's new exhibit "28 Chinese" showcases the fruits…

‘Two Women’ goes from novel and film to opera

San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti sounds like a proud midwife,…

S.F. Opera’s ‘Les Troyens’ dazzles

"What joy!" were the first words the chorus sang when the curtain…

Mahler at home and on the road

Tonight, at the San Francisco Symphony’s Bon Voyage Concert in Davies Hall,…

Lang Lang’s extreme pianism

At his next San Francisco concert Tuesday, Lang Lang will perform in…