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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September 20, 2019

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

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September 13, 2019

We review the highly anticipated solo debut of Natalie Joachim, of eighth blackbird, and new albums by established composers Christopher Cerrone and Timo Andres.

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September 9, 2019

Adam Theis and his audacious jazz collective present a free show at Yerba Buena Gardens Festival.

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August 27, 2019

Congratulations to the winners of our annual Best of the Bay reader poll.

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August 25, 2019

There’s not a bad seat in this house.

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August 13, 2019

Brazilian music has put down roots in the Bay Area, and California Brazil Camp is a major reason why.

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August 13, 2019

Lang talks about parenting, life lessons, and what makes a piece of music worth listening to again and again.

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August 12, 2019

An overabundance of new music of all stripes offers challenges for even the most intrepid enthusiast.

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August 9, 2019

New recordings by Caleb Burhans, Alex Weiser, and Caroline Shaw show their broad interests and influences.

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August 6, 2019

A facility has been added to Tanglewood, but the festival does not lack for great performance spaces and musicians.

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