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
June 24, 2015

Paying tribute to the hard-working musicians behind San Francisco Opera's production of Les Troyens.

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Feature Article
June 18, 2015

The San Francisco Symphony's principal violist talks about un-selfconscious music making and being “in the zone.”

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Feature Article
June 16, 2015

Google goes classical, the NBA Finals create a Twitter war between the Bay Area and Cleveland orchestras, and the S.F. Conservatory of Music's voice department gets new leadership.

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Feature Article
June 12, 2015

The latest soundtrack affiliated with the popular PBS miniseries pulls together pieces of authentic Tudor music.

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Feature Article
June 8, 2015

The Veterans Memorial Building’s Herbst Theatre is set to reopen in October, and the Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera will occupy the building’s fourth floor.

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Feature Article
June 5, 2015

Mauro Ffortissimo can think of dozens of ways to use and play the piano – all of them unusual.

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Feature Article
June 5, 2015

The San Francisco Opera music director talks about music, art, and how artists are real people, too.

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Feature Article
June 2, 2015

The first phase of a collaborative project between the Ballet, San Francisco Opera, and the War Memorial Performing Arts Center to replace the venue's seats begins.

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Feature Article
May 26, 2015

Where do young conductors come from? Move over Teddy Abrams, the SFS Youth Orchestra seems ready to produce another one – Agata Sorotokin.

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News Report
May 23, 2015

If San Francisco’s Rec and Parks Dept. accepts the proposal of World Arts West, the city could have the big, multipurpose stage it needs.

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