The composer and pianist’s great-great-great-granddaughter, Sheila Hayman, uncovers family history in a new documentary.

The violinist dazzles in a concerto by Henri Vieuxtemps, while Ryan Bancroft steers the orchestra through works by Debussy and Unsuk Chin.

Achinta S. McDaniel’s dance piece about the effects of the pandemic lockdown finds ghostly parallels in the museum’s Victorian architecture.

Eight young string players will fight to the finish over two days in June at the SF Conservatory of Music.

The contemporary ensemble stages a concert filled with revelations.

Trio Azura takes home the grand prize, as well as honors in just about every other category.

Cal Performances is one of a growing number of arts organizations offering the latest in technology and accessibility services.

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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.