The presenter’s 2024–2025 season goes from strength to strength in its showcase of new and returning artists.

Herbert Blomstedt is back on the podium, and Edo de Waart announces his retirement.

With violin soloist Shunske Sato, PBO shows its wild side in a concert of Romantic-era favorites.

The choreographer takes on librettist Alice Goodman and composer Nico Muhly’s evocative meditation on the Stations of the Cross.

The composer’s rarely performed Credo shares a concert with works by J.S. Bach and a premiere by Zanaida Stewart Robles.

And Adès’s Wreath is a brilliant response, paired on a program with Schubert’s String Quintet in C Major.

Pablo Heras-Casado leads the Mahler Chamber Orchestra in a recording that explores the composer’s lesser-known output.

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From the Archives

On Oct. 5, 2023, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason joined music writer Lev Mamuya via Zoom in SFCV’s interview series.

After nearly 50 years, the quartet still has new things to say. The festival April 7–9 spans its ever-expanding repertory.

At 63, the soprano has many irons in the fire, including un-retiring from the Metropolitan Opera to sing in a premiere.

Da-Hong Seetoo trained as a virtuoso violinist, but for the past several decades, he’s made his biggest impact as an audio engineer.