Music Articles

Every week, our writers take an in‐depth look at an artist, program or topic of interest to us. Spend some time with this week's classical music feature, or scroll through the extensive SFCV archive for insights in many music topics.


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December 6, 2016

A chorister in the limelight, Peninsula Women’s Chorus anniversary season, Saariaho in a theater near you, and more.

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December 6, 2016

A cappella ensembles from seven of the hottest high-tech firms in Silicon Valley convene for a night of decidedly low-tech music.

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November 29, 2016

An experiment in communal musicmaking has gained followers and become a unique Christmas tradition.

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November 21, 2016

The vibrant contemporary-music scene prizes collaboration and fosters top-notch performers, venues, and festivals.

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November 21, 2016

An opera star is born, Berkeley Symphony welcomes a guest conductor, and more.

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November 16, 2016

Soprano Susan Narucki and her collaborators drag opera out of the ivory tower and into the streets.

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November 15, 2016

The Bay Area hosts an embarrassment of musical riches in the holiday season. Here are a few suggestions to launch you on your merry way.

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November 8, 2016

The S.F. Symphony in Seoul; a delightful, Hungarian-sourced musical; a last-minute soloist change at S.F. Symphony Youth Orchestra, and more.

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October 31, 2016

Golden Gate Symphony offers the first major Western showcase of an oratorio exploring a huge cultural movement in 20th-century China.

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October 28, 2016

Jane Hill builds success through relentless honesty, creative outreach, and faith in her team — and community.

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