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.


News Report
August 16, 2012

The Fremont Symphony is replacing David Sloss, who headed the orchestra since 1980, and Sue Rose in what the orchestra has termed a "challenging new direction" and spurred by a new grant.

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Feature Article
August 14, 2012

Bay Area–based Thomas Oliver Croen is a master craftsman of violin making. But before he really understood how to create these complex instruments, he had to learn to repair them.

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Karina Gauvin · Marc-André Hamelin: <em>Fête Galante</em>

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In collaboration with Espace musique (Radio-Canada), ATMA Classique presents a recital of French songs with soprano Karina Gauvin and pianist Marc-André Hamelin. Fête galante alludes to a collection of poems by Paul Verlaine. Canadian soprano Karina Gauvin is known for her musicality and wide vocal range. As an active recitalist, she has collaborated with several chamber music ensembles and with pianists Marc-André Hamelin, Michael McMahon, and Rogers Vignoles.

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Feature Article
August 8, 2012

Here’s a way to shake up the usual and hear a broad variety of great music at the same time.

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Feature Article
August 6, 2012

Young composer Noah Luna finds a way to thrive in his business and support his family by embracing an array of genres, technologies, and career alternatives.

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Ars Nova Copenhagen · Paul Hillier: The Natural World of Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen

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Danish composer Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen's choral works have often been described as minimalistic and economic in their expression. This CD presents six of his most important compositions, four of which are world premiere recordings. Ars Nova Copenhagen and its conductor, Paul Hillier, enjoy a longstanding friendship with Gudmundsen-Holmgreen.

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Feature Article
August 3, 2012

The S.F. Opera Chorus — and a star featured in the Academy Award-winning documentary In the Shadow of the Stars — has lost one of its prominent veterans.

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