Each week, SFCV looks behind the scenes to give you a sneak peak of what's coming up on stages around the Bay Area...so you can learn about concerts before they happen.
A member of the progressive string quartet amplifies the group’s mission, methods, and music.More »
When a composer has a great dance tune with no place to go, it's time to write a serenade. Serenades are on the populist end of classical music, which is why the San Francisco Symphony is devoting one of their summer pops concerts to them. Eine, kleine Nachtmusik is a case in point: We don't know why Mozart composed it, but since tunes dropped from his brain like water droplets off a wet collie, he didn't really need a reason, did he?More about San Francisco Symphony »
The Fourth of July wouldn’t be complete without parades, barbeques, fireworks … and music. And, there's nothing like live music to really help you celebrate. Fortunately for fans of classical music and the Fourth, three local symphonies are supplying the tunes.More »
The celebrated composer/singer/producer keeps alive his legacy of hits, and talks about how Hurricane Katrina made him change course.More »
Beethoven's Missa Solemnis ends the regular season at the S.F. Symphony, the late-period score that Beethoven managed to create a kind of oratorio-symphony with, a piece that promises to deepen the orchestra's connection to Beethoven.More about San Francisco Symphony »
To the rest of America, S.F. is the home of gay rights. But the S.F. Bay Area is also a music capital, so it makes sense that the Annual Pride Celebration should make a place for a number of the city's pioneering GLBTQ music ensembles.More about Bay Area Rainbow Symphony (BARS) »