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.
A former Detroit Symphony Orchestra bassist aims to combine the concert hall and the club.More "Cutting Loose With Mr. CutTime: An Orchestra Bassist Goes ‘Underground’" »
The Finnish composer comes to the University of California, Berkeley Music Department this month as Bloch Professor in Residence.More "Kaija Saariaho on Composing and Teaching Composition" »
SFCV talks to Philharmonia Baroque’s music director about the history of the group and the early music scene.More "Nicholas McGegan: 30 Years and Counting with Philharmonia Baroque" »
The California Symphony has reanimated itself and is looking forward to its opening next Sunday.More "California Symphony Back in Black Under New Director" »
Stephanie Blythe on her upcoming role in Sweeney Todd and what she really thinks about Supertitles.More "Blythe: Starring in Monstrous Mezzo Roles" »
The company’s ambitious six-performance, nine-ballet tour, Oct. 21-31, starts in Beijing and ends in Shanghai.More "S.F. Ballet Heads to China as Yuan Yuan Tan Celebrates 20th Anniversary" »