Classical Music

Why are the great opera companies silent?

By Patti Niemi Leading a major opera company like the Metropolitan Opera,…

 

San Francisco Symphony, Opera musicians settle contracts

Performers’ salaries modified due to inability to play live

 

Fall 2020 Arts Online: Classical

Music streams live, on recordings, in podcasts

 

Cal Performances moves from stage to screen

Fall streaming series showcases classical, jazz, multimedia virtuosos

Bay Area’s Nicholas McGegan conducts onstage concert from Texas

‘Live from Jones Hall’ showcases Houston Symphony musicians in streaming performances

Opera in The City rescued via online July programming

Singers scheduled for ‘Ernani,’ ‘Steve Jobs,’ ‘Partenope’ to appear

S.F. Girls Chorus concludes virtual season with Carnegie Hall concert re-broadcast

With a dedicated corps of youthful talent, the San Francisco Girls Chorus…

San Francisco Symphony cancels concerts through Dec. 31

Fall 2020 season will not go on in Davies Hall due to pandemic

San Francisco Opera cancels 2020 fall season

Spring performances remain scheduled for 2021

SF Symphony celebrates MTT’s 25 years with 25 days of online programs

Beloved music director to be honored in June 28 virtual tribute

Community Music Center kicks off virtual Field Day

Festive annual performance marathon raises funds for scholarships

Stream coronavirus blues away with classical, dance

Regular online offerings from ballet, symphony, choral groups and much more

May Day for the Arts promotes South Bay pavilion project

Friends of Levitt Pavilion San Jose hosts community concert

Jam-packed Asian Pacific American Heritage Month goes online

Share culture in books, food, films, fine art, music, panels

SF Symphony cancels all concerts for remainder of 2019-2020 season

The San Francisco Symphony announced the cancellation of all its remaining concerts…

SF Conservatory kicks off digital Tiny Dorm Concert series

Students, alumni, faculty and friends appear in online music, lecture sessions

S.F. Symphony streams ‘Keeping Score’ series

Documentaries, filmed concerts online in wake of performance cancellations

Pocket Opera, Mozart conquer the coronavirus

Sunday’s show goes on in appealing 43rd season opener

Dance in ‘The Day’ lacks urgency

Beiser, Whelan, Lang, Childs collaboration feels self-couscious

Esa-Pekka Salonen plans innovative 109th SF Symphony season

Dozens of premieres, first local performances in 2020-21