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.


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November 10, 2019

For some, the encounter with the composer’s music is life-changing. What is it about this American original that inspires such devotion?

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November 8, 2019

The jazz saxophonist reimagines his rich musical heritage.

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October 29, 2019

Hope Mohr and others celebrate the choreographer’s legacy with events at ODC.

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October 20, 2019

An SFJAZZ series celebrates the groundbreaking German record label as it turns 50.

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October 19, 2019

A full slate of upcoming concerts reveals a flourishing scene for the passionate art form.

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October 13, 2019

The venerable pairing of spoken verse and improvised music is blooming with new vigor.

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October 11, 2019

Michael Cavanagh’s new production looks to find central themes about American society in The Marriage of Figaro and the two other Mozart-Da Ponte operas.

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September 28, 2019

Move over Hollywood, there’s a new 800-pound gorilla on the block.

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September 22, 2019

The innovative company has an upcoming residency at the Wallis that highlights the rise of the L.A. dance scene.

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September 20, 2019

Women musicians are in forefront of this year’s lineup at the legendary festival.

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