Here's our guide to the wonderful, sometimes wacky world of classical music blogs. You'll find commentary on local, national and international happenings. Jump in and join in! If we’ve missed one of your favorites, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Composer (Michael Kaulkin)
Composer Michael Kaulkin writes about the process and anything else on his mind.
aworks (Robert Gable)
Robert Gable primarily covers recordings of contemporary music. He likes to play the DJ, finding interesting recordings and share them with you using various listening links.
Celeste's Scramblings (Celeste Winant)
This is Celeste's place to writes about concert events around the bay area, with a particular focus on choral works.
Choralista (Celeste Winant)
SF Mike writes about cultural happenings in SF. He's as likely to write about a museum exhibition as a concert downtown. Posts generally including quite a bit of photographic evidence.
David Bratman is a librarian who lives with his lawfully wedded soprano and a wall full of symphony recordings.
Free Resources for Piano Teachers and students. Printable sight-reading flashcards. Recommendations for student repertoire. Teaching tips for new and experienced teachers. Piano music for young children. Piano teacher resources.
Iron Tongue of Midnight (Lisa Hirsch)
Self described "martial artist, opera geek, technical writer, and classical music writer/blogger" (as well as SFCV contributor) Lisa Hirsch maintains her own blog about the classical music scene in the Bay Area.
Lies Like Truth (Chloe Veltman)
SF Weekly's theater critic Chloe Veltman gives us a mixture of reviews (mostly focused on opera and musical theater) and editorials about arts culture in the Bay Area.
Magnificat is an ensemble of voices and instruments that specializes in music of the 17th Century. Under the artistic direction of Warren Stewart, Magnificat performs a wide repertoire ranging from reconstructions of historic liturgies to staged operas. In this blog, Stewart and others write about Magnificat, the music they perform, and the art. culture and history of the 17th Century.
Recent CD Reviews
Gardiner: Bach Cantatas
John Wilson Orchestra: Rodgers & Hammerstein at the Movies
Gordon Getty: Piano Pieces
Emanuel Ax: Variations