Carmen Cusack returns to San Francisco this Saturday night for a solo performance at "A Twist of Limelight," the nonprofit Bay Area Musicals' annual fundraising benefit.
With equal parts heartfelt intention and musical invention, Tom Goss writes and performs songs that are unapologetically gay-themed. He'll perform The Love Cub, his new show, on May 19 in San Francisco at the Hotel Rex.
Last month Out There was invited on a press trip to Miami Beach to experience the work of the New World Symphony, an orchestral academy for talented young musicians led by artistic director Michael Tilson Thomas.
Genre-crossing, border-lifting, barnstorming Kronos Quartet is well into middle age now, morphing over the years from progressive string quartet to internationally recognized arts institution.
With the world going digital all around us, sometimes Out There loves to return to antique technologies, to doing things "the old way" like borrowing CDs from the San Francisco Public Library.
Diversity and representation are banging on the doors of the world's concert halls and operas houses in ways those institutions ignore at their peril.
Two weeks of concerts by the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall have included the Orchestra debut of British conductor Daniel Harding and the return of old favorite Yan Pascal Tortelier, in to replace previously scheduled Charles Dutoit.
Annaleigh Ashford returns to SF later this month to perform her critically acclaimed solo act as part of Bay Area Cabaret's "Venetian Evenings" series at the Fairmont hotel.
Other Minds Festival 23 recently finished a week of events dedicated to new and old sound poetry at ODC Theater, San Francisco. Subtitled "The Wages of Syntax," the series covered a range of vocal expression, from language as music to performance art.
Revamp: The Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin is a new album in which a variety of contemporary artists put their own unique stamps on the songs of music legends Elton John and Bernie Taupin.
After two days of ambitious and well-achieved performances, talks and discussions, the second festival of Bard Music West ended last weekend at Noe Valley Ministry in San Francisco.
When SF Symphony performs Richard Strauss' "Alpine Symphony" April 12-14, both the conductor, Daniel Harding, and the soloist, Paul Lewis (in Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto), are bona fide Brits making their much-belated Davies Hall debuts.