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S.F. Opera, Opera San Jose showcase rich online programming for July 10-11 in the face of a prolonged coronavirus pandemic.
From Valley of the Moon fest, to SF Girls Chorus to Oakland Symphony to Opera Paralléle to SF Opera, lots of great music is available online.
Works that were to be performed by S.F. Opera, S.F. Symphony, Oakland Symphony, as well as works by Steve Reich and Beethoven are all available.
Cut short by the coronavirus pandemic, the Holocaust-themed Violins of Hope tour reminded us that compassion and artistry are stronger than evil.
Livermore Valley Opera program pairs Zemlinsky, Puccini works, including one of opera's most famous arias.
S.F. Opera has announced its 2020-21 season, including West Coast premiere of 'Handmaid's Tale' and a new production of Beethoven's 'Fidelio.'
The Violins of Hope -- featuring restored instruments created during the Holocaust -- ushers in concerts, discussions and more in the Bay Area.
Pixar's "Onward," TV's "Little Fires Everywhere," a Frida Kahlo exhibit, Miranda Lambert are among reasons why we're excited for 2020.
Bryce Dessner, best known as guitarist and songwriter for The National, wrote 'Triptych' in response to Mapplethorpe's galvanizing photos.
Bay Area composer Jake Heggie explores the nature of identity with new opera "If I Were You," premiering Aug. 1.
Summertime is going to be sizzling in Northern California, and we aren’t just talking about the weather. From Mendocino down to Cazadero and radiating out all around the Bay, there are fes…
Antonin Dvorak’s magical fairy tale 'Rusalka' will be performed by SF Opera for the first time in 25 -- with an exciting (and gorgeous) cast.
SF Opera's production of "Orlando" features countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, who relishes the chance to be caught in Handel's love triangle.
Left Coast Chamber Orchestra presents “Artemisia” and “From the Field” at Z Space in SF June 1-2.
Director Peter Sellars stunned the music world with his production of Orlando di Lasso’s “Lagrime di San Pietro"; now the work comes to Berkeley.
Performances of “La Bayadère” by the Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra, the long-awaited return of Germany’s Tanztheater Wuppertal in Pina Bausch’s “Palermo Palermo,” a season-long…
Musician, composer and choreographer brings her singular vision to a 3-day residency at Stanford University'.
Someone in the audience at Thursday night’s San Francisco Symphony performance of “Candide” could probably tell you how many times it changed moods, styles, tempo and locale. I admit I…
God has landed in San Francisco, and he’s got issues. In “An Act of God,” a weary, exasperated, and, yes, wrathful Supreme Being comes down from heaven to rewrite the »
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Nature and nurture are in conflict in “The How and the Why” — and not just the central conflict about female evolutionary biology at the heart of this cerebral two-character »…
The new Berkeley Repertory Theatre production of “Macbeth” opens on a particularly bleak scene – a blasted tree on a barren heath, with a bloodied body tied to it. With »
The music moves in mysterious ways in “The Unfortunates.” So do the performances, in this richly imagined, slightly surreal musical folk tale. Created by Jon Beavers, Kristoffer Diaz, Ca…
Led by a dynamite performance by Lisa Chvez in the title role, Opera San Jose's production of 'Carmen' lives up to the opera's legendary charms.
An unhappy marriage cracks like thin ice on a frozen river in “Little Erik.” Mark Jackson’s new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s “Little Eyolf” moves the great Norwegian playwright�…
Both one-acters based on Edgar Allan Poe short story exhibit a lot of drear and little drama
'The 39 Steps,' a fast-paced, silly comedy that pays homage to Alfred Hitchcock, plays through Dec. 20
Rossini's beloved romantic comedy 'Barber of Seville' gets a production by San Francisco Opera that charms in every facet.
In “Stage Kiss,” a kiss is more — much more — than just a kiss. Sarah Ruhl’s giddy comedy, making its regional premiere at San Francisco Playhouse, brings together two …
Wagner's comic masterpiece is
There’s a moment in Aurora Theatre Company’s production of “The Monster-Builder” in which the title character – one of the world’s top architects – is struck by inspiration: th…
The Walnut Creek opera company winningly performs Indian-flavored works: Gustav Holst's 'Savitri' and Jack Perla's 'River of Light.'