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.


Feature Article
September 4, 2018

Running a new opera festival is a constant learning experience, but Opera Philadelphia is seeing a significant upside as it gears up for O18.

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Feature Article
September 4, 2018

The Lesher Center premieres a new song cycle from the Australian jazz pianist and vocalist.

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Feature Article
September 4, 2018

Our top picks for upcoming local gigs featuring jazz and other great music from around the globe.

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Feature Article
August 31, 2018

The orchestra’s chief operating officer chats about plans for the upcoming milestone and the work behind the scenes to support the LA Phil’s success.

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Feature Article
August 28, 2018

The endlessly creative composer and saxophonist celebrates a milestone with seven shows at The Chapel.

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Feature Article
August 27, 2018

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

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Feature Article
August 6, 2018

One of jazz history’s most idiosyncratic individuals gets a Bay Area festival all his own.

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Feature Article
July 30, 2018

The quest for a younger arts audience often involves these social clubs.

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Photo Essay
July 23, 2018

Photographer Geoff Sheil shares some images from inside the expansive chamber-music program.

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Feature Article
July 20, 2018

In the latest recordings from Robert Honstein and Rob Schwimmer, the soloist is the whole story, while Simone Dinnerstein and A Far Cry take on Philip Glass's Piano Concerto No. 3.

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