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.


Feature Article
July 11, 2012

The musical future is in good hands with these composers, all of whom qualify for the adjective “young.”

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Kids & Families Feature
July 10, 2012

Ten days of concerts, long bus rides, sheep-watching, and fast food are over for the California Youth Orchestra. Our correspondent sums up.

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Feature Article
July 10, 2012

Silent-film music specialists still exist, and some of the best-known of their number are showing up to play this week for the San Francisco Silent Film Festival.

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Kids & Families Feature
July 9, 2012

Like most teenagers, our adventurous symphonians love to eat. And eat ….

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Kids & Families Feature
July 5, 2012

Our correspondent on the California Youth Symphony gets into a little bit of everything, and wants more.

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Kids & Families Feature
July 3, 2012

Winter in Auckland reminds this violinist of the Bay Area, in SFCV’s first entry from our California Youth Symphony bloggers.

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Feature Article
July 3, 2012

Resourceful composers find new audiences for new music outside the concert hall.

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Feature Article
July 3, 2012

Wave the flag and hear some striking patriotic pieces as you celebrate the Fourth of July.

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