Popular, influential, and cult musicians come through San Francisco every day. But it isn't every day when an event comes along that you know will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and serve a good cause. On Monday, Philip Glass' Days and Nights Festival and local promoter (((folkYEAH!))) presen ... More >>
Chris Thile, mandolinist and mixologist Mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile needs a drink. Since January, he has toured all over the country with his band, the Punch Brothers, recorded an album with guitarist Michael Daves (touring solo when Daves returned home for personal reasons), and collaborat ... More >>
As the San Francisco Conservatory of Music moves to fancy new digs, its students struggle with a shrinking professional marketplace.
Zhang Yimou makes a soaring, mythic Hero out of Jet Li
Asian directions in sound; heavenly lawlessness.
Ethan Iverson and Scott Amendola
For three decades, Mariedi Anders has used Old World grace and negotiating acumen to create significant American careers for serious European musicians. Now, the doyenne of West Coast classical music agents faces a new challenge: the globalization of the