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 8, 2017

American jazz in India? Prolific percussionist and creative force Zakir Hussain tells how it happened and his part in the story.

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October 3, 2017

The larynx is queen at the Pacific Voice Conference, a film festival celebrates dance, and Dennis Russell Davies heads to Brno.

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October 3, 2017

For Many, S.F. Opera’s splendid production demanded repeat viewing, reports SFCV’s own repeat attender.

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October 2, 2017

Hunger for collaboration fuels C4NM, making it a hub for artists and fascinating new music projects in the Bay Area.

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September 26, 2017

The story of how historical performance musicians and new music performers found each other, and why they’re so suited to each other.

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September 26, 2017

A big anniversary called forth an incredibly broad cross-section of talent.

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September 19, 2017

The fall 2017 season is full to bursting again. Here's a short list of big-ticket (and small-ticket) items for your consideration.

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September 18, 2017

An extraordinary season at Sunset, Nick Di Scala connects, and a robot at the podium

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September 16, 2017

Women film composers are banding together to have their voices and their music heard.

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September 12, 2017

The Philharmonia Baroque premieres a new oratorio inspired by Bach but with a very 21st-century twist.

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