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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April 6, 2020

Are you streaming a lot of music online now? Here’s an audiophile’s guide to the basics of greater sound.

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March 31, 2020

Your comprehensive guide to online and streaming music from the Bay Area and Los Angeles. With links!

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March 30, 2020

Why music conservatories were readier than most for the disruption of coronavirus.

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March 23, 2020

Now postponed, “As the Nile Flows” seeks to illustrate the broad influence of the late Nubian musician.

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March 21, 2020

An appreciation for the brilliant jazz pianist and his special relationship with greater San Francisco.

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March 17, 2020

General Director Khori Dastoor knows firsthand the challenges of being an artist, and it has shaped her responses to the coronavirus shutdown.

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March 16, 2020

The beloved jazz musician, comedian, and raconteur was a mainstay of Bay Area cultural life for half a century.

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March 15, 2020

The wildly influential vocal ensembles have been teaming up to explore the thrill of harmony singing.

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March 7, 2020

The noted Irish siblings and their extended musical family gear up for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations around the Bay.

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March 5, 2020

Choregrapher Cathy Marston’s Mrs. Robinson is a new take on The Graduate.

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