Music Features For Families

Every week, our writers take an in‐depth look at an artist, program or topic of interest to us. Spend some time with this week's classical music feature, or scroll through the extensive SFCV archive for insights in many music topics.


Photo Essay
July 23, 2018

Photographer Geoff Sheil shares some images from inside the expansive chamber-music program.

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Playlist
June 26, 2018

Need a mood lift? Here's a look at a little genre that produced some of classical music's biggest hits.

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Photo Essay
June 19, 2018

S.F. Opera builds a Wagnerian dragon for the 21st century.

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Photo Essay
December 19, 2017

SFCV’s photographer captures a cast rehearsal and a school outreach program during Nutcracker season.

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Photo Essay
November 28, 2017

A Cal Performances program offers students an opportunity to meet South African dancers and learn about Gumboot and Pantsula traditions first-hand. Our photo essay tells the story.

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Photo Essay
March 1, 2017

The Baroque & Beats program at the DNA Lounge had fans grooving to a mix of classical music and electronic dance music, and we have photos to prove it.

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Kids & Families Feature
October 3, 2014

Sitting down with Dakota Dry, a young actress and singer, just out of rehearsal for a Berkeley Playhouse production of Mary Poppins, directed and choreographed by Kimberly Dooley.

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Kids & Families Feature
August 7, 2014

Improvistation on string insturments for children to explore, and a Family Date Nights on Fridays at the Bay Area Children’s Museum — check both out.

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Kids & Families Feature
July 24, 2014

Two weekends of concerts in the open air — it’s what summer is all about.

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Kids & Families Feature
July 17, 2014

Among the large number of events at the two-week Carmel Bach Festival, are several that are family friendly, including a youth chorus and, for the first time, a bonafide children’s concert.

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