For Musicians, the Path Back to Work Remains Conditional Jim Farber - July 19, 2021 Feature The Essential Herbie Hancock Richard S. Ginell - July 19, 2021 Feature Aldo López-Gavilán’s Personal Fusion of Classical and Jazz Comes to Napa Jeff Kaliss - July 20, 2021 Artist Spotlight Latest SF Symphony CEO Mark Hanson to Leave Next Month Music News An unexpected midsummer regime change shakes the front office. Opera Parallèle Summits With Everest Review The company’s experiment with opera as graphic novel is streaming for the next year on Dallas Opera’s media site. [email protected]’s First Weekend Is a Celebration Review The chamber music festival is back to performing and at home in a new venue. 2021 Audience Choice Award Nominations Coming Soon Music News Nominations for our annual survey of your favorite musical moments start next week. There’s a twist this year! Marin Alsop Documentary a “Centerpiece” of SF Jewish Film Festival Music News The Conductor shows the many sides of Marin Alsop, from the young girl with big dreams to the music director who broke career barriers. A British Invasion That Includes John Dowland Review William Kanengiser and the Alexander String Quartet play an inventively programmed concert for San Francisco Performances. The City of Tomorrow Blows Through New and Recent Wind Quintets Review The group’s latest album captures some of the trends in new music now. Dance José Navarrete Mazatl Finds Art in Community June 15, 2021 The Latest Film From Abundant Art Follows Three Dancers Through the Pandemic June 14, 2021 Robert Battle Keeps the Dance Moving Forward June 8, 2021 Still Dancing at 83: A Conversation With Carolyn North June 1, 2021 See All Dance Articles > Jazz Aldo López-Gavilán’s Personal Fusion of Classical and Jazz Comes to Napa July 20, 2021 The Essential Herbie Hancock July 19, 2021 KCSM’s Alisa Clancy Signs Off June 28, 2021 Sussan Deyhim Embraces the World June 28, 2021 See All Jazz Articles > Opera Opera Parallèle Summits With Everest July 20, 2021 West Edge Opera’s Aperture Program Is Opening Eyes and Ears July 13, 2021 RIP Donald Pippin: Pocket Opera Mourns the Death of Its Founder July 12, 2021 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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Feature The Essential Herbie Hancock Richard S. Ginell - July 19, 2021 He’s one of the giants of the jazz world, but he’s never settled for just one genre. SFCV has your guide to the pianist/composer’s staggering output. SF Symphony CEO Mark Hanson to Leave Next Month July 19, 2021 West Edge Opera’s Aperture Program Is Opening Eyes and Ears July 13, 2021 The City of Tomorrow Blows Through New and Recent Wind Quintets July 19, 2021 Marin Alsop Documentary a “Centerpiece” of SF Jewish Film Festival July 19, 2021 Features Stream This! For Musicians, the Path Back to Work Remains Conditional The Essential Herbie Hancock See All Features > Reviews Opera Parallèle Summits With Everest [email protected]’s First Weekend Is a Celebration A British Invasion That Includes John Dowland See All Reviews > Music News 2021 Audience Choice Award Nominations Coming Soon Marin Alsop Documentary a “Centerpiece” of SF Jewish Film Festival SF Symphony CEO Mark Hanson to Leave Next Month See All Music News > Artist Spotlights Aldo López-Gavilán’s Personal Fusion of Classical and Jazz Comes to Napa Cellist Sterling Elliott Shoots for the Stars Chinese Pipa Master Min Xiao-Fen Breaks With Tradition to Explore New Genres See All Artist Spotlights > Previews The Latest Film From Abundant Art Follows Three Dancers Through the Pandemic Catharsis Is a Click Away Art Song of Black Composers Series Begins at The Marsh See All Previews > Media The City of Tomorrow Blows Through New and Recent Wind Quintets Andris Nelsons and the BSO Explore the Outer Shostakovich Symphonies John Luther Adams Revisits the Arctic See All Media Reviews > From the Archives Why Verdi Struggled With Grand Opera and How He Won Feature The composer’s campaign to have a hit at the Paris Opera tells us a lot about writing for big opera houses today. Listening to the Moment: Valérie Sainte-Agathe Leads the SF Girls Chorus Through Unusual Times Artist Spotlight SFGC's artistic director talks about the pivot to online learning, plus how to nurture change in a younger generation. Kev Choice Versus COVID-19 Feature A veteran of Oakland’s black music scene tackles pandemic issues in a remarkable new album created in quarantine. Musicians Are Looking at Ways to Reduce Their Carbon Footprint Feature Touring is essential for many musicians and groups. Here’s how some of them are mitigating the environmental impact.