Features

Emily Wilson - January 12, 2021

From aiding recovery from injury to coping with chronic illness and easing the transition from life to death, music has powers to soothe the mind and the body.

Jeremy Reynolds - January 5, 2021

Top players weigh in on what’s driving new-music’s fascination with percussion ensembles.

Andrew Gilbert - January 5, 2021

Meet Gunhild Carling, who’s world famous everywhere but at home. See her livestream on Jan. 7 from Piedmont Piano.

Andrew Gilbert - December 19, 2020

Flipping through the unused pages of the Great American Songbook, a duo mines gold.

Peter Feher - December 15, 2020

Offered without critique, a smorgasbord of recorded music released this year.

Paul Kotapish - December 15, 2020

Offered without critique, a smorgasbord of recorded music released this year.

Jim Farber - December 9, 2020

The San Francisco Symphony and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra unveil the next generation of online programming.

Molly Colin - December 8, 2020

Front-line journalist Ian Urbina engages musicians to help tell the story of a critical global problem.

Tom Jacobs - December 1, 2020

Ambitious plans to make the conservatory fully equipped for remote collaboration get the intense focus only a pandemic could provide.

Michael Zwiebach - December 1, 2020

Let these virtual concerts send you to your happy place until we can all look on 2020 in hindsight.