SFCV’s perceptive writers report on America’s native classical music.

Andrew Gilbert - October 3, 2020

A new disc establishes the quintet as solid contributors to the Bay Area’s rich tradition of classical-crossover innovators.

Claudia Campazzo - September 25, 2020

SFCV carries on with its mission through the pandemic and into the new season.

Lily O'Brien - September 21, 2020

With a new album out and lots of irons in the fire, the jazz violinist has plenty to talk about.

SFCV Staff - September 19, 2020

Join writer Andrew Gilbert in a live, interactive Zoom interview with tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain.

Andrew Gilbert - September 19, 2020

Bird’s pioneering spirit and unparalleled prowess on the alto saxophone still inspire and amaze.

Lou Fancher - September 19, 2020

The famous percussionist teams up with the Museum of the African Diaspora to present a history of Latin musical genres.

Peter Feher - August 25, 2020

Congratulations to the winners of SFCV’s readers’ poll.

Andrew Gilbert - August 18, 2020

Intriguing new books explore the history of jazz in films and television, as both soundscape and subject matter.

Lou Fancher - August 17, 2020

Writer, critic, and now singer/songwriter Simmons conquers a pandemic and personal injury to release her second album.

Andrew Gilbert - August 10, 2020

The intrepid jazz composer breaks new musical ground while exploring unsettling themes of contemporary life.