The 2022 SFCV Holiday Guide (Bay Area) — Shout for Peace and Joy SFCV Editors - November 29, 2022 Feature Cellist Seth Parker Woods Is Just Getting Started Victoria Looseleaf - November 28, 2022 Artist Spotlight Angela Strehli Is Still Preserving Blues History Andrew Gilbert - November 28, 2022 Feature Latest The 2022 SFCV Holiday Guide (Los Angeles) — Shout for Peace and Joy Feature The season of renewal is upon us. Here’s our annual long list of concerts that will help you recharge and prepare for the new year. Nutcracker Magic, in Its 78th Year, Returns to the War Memorial Music News San Francisco Ballet’s enchanting production has introduced countless young children to the performing arts. Gustavo Gimeno Hits Every Beat With the LA Phil Review The Spanish conductor brings out the very best in the orchestra for what was anything but a routine performance. The Mahalia Jackson Musical Premieres in San Francisco Preview HALIE! recounts the joys, hardships, and remarkable music that underscored the gospel singer’s career. On Her First Recording, Gity Razaz Has a Hit With Legend of Sigh Review The Iranian American composer tries out a range of styles and effects in the pieces on this album. Orchestras Go on the Road Again Feature After more than two years of forced isolation, performance touring is back on the calendar. From Piano Trios to Protest Music, Conrad Tao Does It All Artist Spotlight SFCV chats with the prodigious pianist and composer who’s constantly exploring new artistic interests. Dance Nutcracker Magic, in Its 78th Year, Returns to the War Memorial November 28, 2022 Stillness and Motion Animate Liz Gerring’s Harbor October 31, 2022 LINES Ballet Can Dazzle, Even in Excerpts October 18, 2022 Two Premieres Grace Dimensions Dance Theater’s 50th Anniversary October 18, 2022 See All Dance Articles > Jazz Angela Strehli Is Still Preserving Blues History November 28, 2022 Keys Jazz Bistro Already Feels Like Home November 21, 2022 Chasing Transcendence With Pianist Tigran Hamasyan November 15, 2022 Myra Melford Explores Music’s Essential Elements Through Fire and Water November 8, 2022 See All Jazz Articles > Opera A Shabby Tosca Misses the Mark at LA Opera November 21, 2022 SF Opera’s Orpheus and Eurydice Overdoses on Grief November 20, 2022 The Essential Joyce DiDonato November 15, 2022 See All Opera Articles > Homepage Links Listen to KDFC Facebook Twitter Instagram The SFCV Weekly Newsletter Receive the latest news delivered straight to your inbox with a digest of all the latest events, reviews, and hot deals. 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Preview Peter Sellars and Los Angeles Master Chorale Find Communal Consolation Tom Jacobs - November 15, 2022 The director’s latest collaboration with the chorus adapts a mournful but timely piece by early Baroque composer Heinrich Schütz. Keys Jazz Bistro Already Feels Like Home November 21, 2022 Orchestras Go on the Road Again November 22, 2022 Fall in Love Again With SF Opera’s La traviata November 15, 2022 Transported by Music, Peninsula Women’s Chorus Sings “Songs of Connection” November 21, 2022 Features The 2022 SFCV Holiday Guide (Bay Area) — Shout for Peace and Joy The 2022 SFCV Holiday Guide (Los Angeles) — Shout for Peace and Joy Angela Strehli Is Still Preserving Blues History See All Features > Reviews Gustavo Gimeno Hits Every Beat With the LA Phil On Her First Recording, Gity Razaz Has a Hit With Legend of Sigh Humor and Beauty Combine in New Works by Caroline Shaw and Pamela Z See All Reviews > Music News Nutcracker Magic, in Its 78th Year, Returns to the War Memorial Grammy Award Activity Goes Into High Gear Transported by Music, Peninsula Women’s Chorus Sings “Songs of Connection” See All Music News > Artist Spotlights Cellist Seth Parker Woods Is Just Getting Started From Piano Trios to Protest Music, Conrad Tao Does It All Chasing Transcendence With Pianist Tigran Hamasyan See All Artist Spotlights > Previews The Mahalia Jackson Musical Premieres in San Francisco Peter Sellars and Los Angeles Master Chorale Find Communal Consolation Colour of Music Festival Presents Expansive Week of Classical Programs in Sacramento See All Previews > Media On Her First Recording, Gity Razaz Has a Hit With Legend of Sigh Grammy Award Activity Goes Into High Gear Lisa Batiashvili Uncovers a Secret Love Letter in Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No. 1 See All Media Reviews > From the Archives Continued Illness Forces MTT Into Early Retirement Music News Michael Tilson Thomas steps down as artistic director of the New World Symphony but plans to continue conducting as long as he is able. This Traviata Shows Its Age Review Glittery sets and costumes aren’t enough to save this tired production. Rhiannon Giddens Shares Her Musical Journey Artist Spotlight The eclectic singer, instrumentalist, and actor joins the SF Symphony for a diverse evening of American music. Chinese Pipa Master Min Xiao-Fen Breaks With Tradition to Explore New Genres Artist Spotlight Min tells SFCV about her anything-but-traditional approach to the pipa and her new soundtrack project with jazz guitarist Rez Abassi.