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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October 27, 2020

The difficulties for musicians have rarely been greater than now, but here are three who have never backed down from a challenge.

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October 27, 2020

UPDATED Oct. 27: SFCV’s weekly guide to online music.

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October 19, 2020

LA Chamber Orchestra’s artistic advisor is making connections with his adventurous new-music ensemble.

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October 13, 2020

Cal Performances at Home presents a film version of the composer’s multimedia Real Enemies on Oct. 21.

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October 3, 2020

A new disc establishes the quintet as solid contributors to the Bay Area’s rich tradition of classical-crossover innovators.

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September 25, 2020

Ballet was just the beginning for Chafin Seymour, the rising San José dancer, choreographer, and teacher.

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September 19, 2020

Refurbishing an old Volkswagen bus, the musicians realize an old American dream.

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September 19, 2020

Bird’s pioneering spirit and unparalleled prowess on the alto saxophone still inspire and amaze.

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September 14, 2020

Choreographers Trey McIntyre, Amy Seiwert, and Gregory Dawson speak about what they’re doing and the future of dance.

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September 9, 2020

West Edge Opera comes up with another program to foster new works, creativity, and inclusion during our season of discontent.

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