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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November 19, 2015

Since we last reported on Symphony Napa Valley, the orchestra has made changes, but some musicians are still wondering what’s going on at the top.

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November 17, 2015

The woman who lit up the San Francisco Symphony Dia de los Muertos program talks to SFCV.

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November 17, 2015

If you thought Les Troyens was epic in scale, Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg comes to the War Memorial this week.

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November 16, 2015

Programs were announced for the upcoming opening of S.F. Opera's Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera.

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November 11, 2015

The founder and president of San Francisco Performances talks about her plans and the art of being an impresario.

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November 10, 2015

Ever wonder how vocal cords work and how singers keep them in great shape? Dr. Izdebski has the answers.

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November 9, 2015

SFCV talks to the soprano about her roles, her time as an Adler Fellow, and her growth as a performer.

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November 3, 2015

What questions do arts organizations have to ask about technology, and how do we mediate between the desires of younger audiences and the essential “liveness” of music performance?

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November 3, 2015

42nd Street Moon opens its 2015-2016 season with Noel Coward's Sail Away, and the San Francisco Choral Society has a pair of ambitious concerts later this month.

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October 20, 2015

A former Detroit Symphony Orchestra bassist aims to combine the concert hall and the club.

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