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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August 15, 2017

Hidden Gems: Nánási tackles a Strauss rarity, Ars Minerva revives La Circe, and a cache of classic 78s is made public.

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August 8, 2017

The Scandinavian folk revival is in full bloom and has a lot to offer classical-music lovers.

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August 1, 2017

Elijah returns, the business of music, BBC proms, and Kohl’s 35th

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July 29, 2017

Arnaud Sussmann, Soovin Kim, and Aaron Boyd on mysteries of the devil’s box.

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July 21, 2017

Relax at the shore or in your own back yard with our 2017 selection of great beach reads featuring music-themed books.

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July 18, 2017

The new director of the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music wants composers to follow their passion and forge a connection with the audience.

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July 17, 2017

Spear carriers needed, SFMOMA wired for sound, Piedmont singers collect ribbons in Wales, news from the C level

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July 11, 2017

Or is there a coming crescendo as the craft finds its feet in a new millennium?

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July 4, 2017

Merolini take the stage, a backstage manager gets his due, a tale of two audiences, and the return of vinyl.

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June 23, 2017

Mason Bates’ opera is designed to use both high-tech and traditional operatic ideas to enter the inner world of the mercurial co-founder of Apple, Inc.

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