Music Articles

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.

News Report
November 25, 2015

The recent financial good news bodes well for the orchestra’s future, even as Music Director Bruno Ferrandis announces his departure.

More "Santa Rosa Symphony Is in the Pink, Financially" »
Feature Article
November 24, 2015

Few people know about Lafayette’s Mighty Fine Guitars series, and that’s probably a good thing for those who want seats.

More "Little-Known Guitar Series Hosts Name Players" »
Feature Article
November 23, 2015

A roundup of holiday performances in the Bay Area this December.

More "Holiday Musicks and Other Pleasures" »
Feature Article
November 19, 2015

Since we last reported on Symphony Napa Valley, the orchestra has made changes, but some musicians are still wondering what’s going on at the top.

More "What’s Up with Symphony Napa Valley?" »
Feature Article
November 17, 2015

The woman who lit up the San Francisco Symphony Dia de los Muertos program talks to SFCV.

More "The Warrior Voice of Lila Downs" »
Feature Article
November 17, 2015

If you thought Les Troyens was epic in scale, Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg comes to the War Memorial this week.

More "It's News to Me" »
Feature Article
November 16, 2015

Programs were announced for the upcoming opening of S.F. Opera's Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera.

More "Wilsey Center to Open with a Bang" »
Feature Article
November 11, 2015

The founder and president of San Francisco Performances talks about her plans and the art of being an impresario.

More "Ruth Felt Bows Out of SF Performances in Fall, 2016" »
Feature Article
November 10, 2015

Ever wonder how vocal cords work and how singers keep them in great shape? Dr. Izdebski has the answers.

More "Where Oh Where Did Your Voice Go?" »
Feature Article
November 9, 2015

SFCV talks to the soprano about her roles, her time as an Adler Fellow, and her growth as a performer.

More "Nadine Sierra: For the Love of Opera" »