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.
In honor of the opening, this past week, of the SFJAZZ Center, the Presidential inauguration, and anything else that might chase the midwinter blues, we present a list of jazz classics from the BeBop era and beyond.More "Bop Listening List For Kids" »
SFJAZZ puts a new face on jazz in the Bay Area, with the opening of its dedicated concert hall. Here’s the inside scoop on its design and features.More "Now That's How to Build an Audience: New SFJAZZ Center" »
No one saw it coming, but today everybody wants to write an opera, and audiences are embracing new work. San Francisco Opera’s general director has been squarely in the middle of that revival.More "David Gockley and the Golden Age of American Opera" »
In a new collaborative piece, four artists, including former Kronos Quartet member Joan Jeanrenaud, explore their own creative reactions to disease and disability.More "Body of Work: Disability as a Springboard, Not a Shark" »