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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December 17, 2019

Offered without critique, a smorgasbord of recorded music released this year.

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December 12, 2019

This fresh production reimagines the Nutcracker story through African and Afro-Latinx eyes.

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December 9, 2019

Celebrate the season with traditional regional flair at “Nochebuena” and other L.A. events.

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December 6, 2019

Los Angeles is the land of opportunity for young musicians — but it’s not easy!

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December 3, 2019

Take a break from working and shopping with one or more of the musical festivities herein.

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November 26, 2019

One myth, four takes, 240 years of opera history.

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November 23, 2019

Contemporary digital artists bring ideas from Fantasia into the 21st century and attract millions of viewers.

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November 19, 2019

Lucas Meachem and Andrew Truett have food rules that fuel their singing.

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November 19, 2019

The polyglot nature of modern composition means that style is no longer polemics, and women composers can make the music they need to.

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November 10, 2019

For some, the encounter with the composer’s music is life-changing. What is it about this American original that inspires such devotion?

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