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.
As the S.F. Symphony returns to action after a brief off-week, they get to work with one of those superb but unheralded conductors who seem more inexplicable in these days of well-oiled publicity machines: Peter Oundjian, known for being self-effacing and for connecting brilliantly with orchestra players.More about San Francisco Symphony »
Johannes Brahms' identification with an old tradition of music is the subject of the upcoming California Bach Society concerts, and choral music the composer wrote in this era has exceptional drama and impact.More about California Bach Society »
Guitarist David Russell has walked away with every competition he has ever entered and has energized a huge fan base with his nearly perfect technique and musicality. His S.F. Performances show this weekend promises to be pretty special.More about San Francisco Performances »
Frederica von Stade tells an engaging musical story together with composer/pianist Jake Heggie and talented teenagers from the Young Musician's Program at UC Berkeley on May 1.More about San Francisco Performances »