Classical Music

Opera stars bid fun, fond farewell to David Gockley

Perhaps the best thing from “Celebrating David!” at the War Memorial Opera…

Mommie dearest rules the house in SF Opera’s ‘Jenůfa’

San Francisco Opera has recruited two excellent sopranos for the pivotal roles…

SF Opera hits royal flush with ‘Don Carlo’

It’s been 13 years since San Francisco Opera has staged “Don Carlo,”…

SF Opera’s Carmen asks ‘Do you wanna ride in my Mercedes, boy?’

In Bizet’s “Carmen,” the title character goes through lovers like a spoiled…

‘Airborne Symphony’ takes off in SF at last

The music of Marc Blitzstein isn’t often performed in the Bay Area,…

Fugue meets break dance in Flying Bach

Appearing in the Bay Area this week, Red Bull Flying Bach showcases…

Bay to Breakers 2016

Photos from the annual Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco, Calif.…

‘Frisco Five’ supporters clash with sherriff’s deputies at City Hall

Protests at City Hall on Friday evening turned into a violent clash as the night…

Cypress String Quartet closes 20-year run with pop-up Beethoven concerts

San Francisco-based Cypress String Quartet is offering a rare treat this month,…