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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October 27, 2016

The noted mezzo-soprano and the artful choreographer set to premiere Art Songs, their third collaboration.

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October 25, 2016

A young violinist reaches breakout velocity, a little-known new music cornucopia, and The Lion King flute trivia.

 

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October 14, 2016

The prolific composer muses on her spiritual roots, the creative process, and evoking the dark side through music.

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October 12, 2016

Christian Reif at the helm with SFSYO, [email protected] unveils a promising winter slate, music hits the wall in Miami, and farewell to "the voice of the Met."

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September 30, 2016

The noted composer is an advocate for the hearing impaired and is pushing public venues to provide better services.

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September 27, 2016

Figaro comes to the West Bay, musicians provide support for neighborhood project, and Maestro Dudamel pleads for the arts.    

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September 21, 2016

For these experimental-music pioneers, new music is about ideas, not a collection of electronic gizmos.

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September 16, 2016

Dancing Around the Clock, Celebrating John Adams, and Topping the Charts with Einaudi

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September 9, 2016

A century-old opera from a classic story, gets a makeover in a collaboration between the Silk Road Ensemble, vocalist Alim Qasimov, and the Mark Morris Dance Group.

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September 1, 2016

The influential guitarist and long-serving S.F. Conservatory of Music professor, David Tanenbaum, gives us a piece of his mind.

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