Features

Victoria Looseleaf - April 24, 2022

The SF Ballet principal and others talk openly about their own battles in a high-stress, physically demanding profession.

Jeff Kaliss - April 18, 2022

The soundscape of the desert is part of composer Kennedy Verrett’s SoundCheckEarth, which premieres outdoors at the park, on Earth Day.

Andrew Gilbert - April 17, 2022

One of the latest big players to move out West, drummer Gerald Cleaver, has Wolff composing for sextet again.

Lou Fancher - April 11, 2022

The LA Phil and Deaf West Theatre reimagine Beethoven’s only opera as a feast for the eyes as well as the ears.

Emily Wilson - April 4, 2022

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

Mark MacNamara - March 29, 2022

A dramatic soprano at the peak of her powers talks about the life of a singer, climbing the ladder, and staying grounded.

Richard S. Ginell - March 28, 2022

Our selection of outstanding gems from the composer’s endlessly evolving career.

Andrew Gilbert - March 21, 2022

Clarinet virtuoso Anat Cohen has a run of gigs in California this month, culminating in a residency at SFJAZZ with her expansive Tentet.

Jim Farber - March 20, 2022

Today's music archivists face serious challenges, and cloud storage may not be the answer.

Paul Kotapish - March 15, 2022

Always looking forward, the City’s cultural epicenter celebrates its first 100 years with new programs, new commissions, and an expanded campus.