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 26, 2019

The adventurous pianist has fresh ideas for programming SF Performances’ KDFC Salon Series.

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December 22, 2019

Streaming digital music hasn’t completely killed the venerable tradition of great orchestras making interesting records.

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December 17, 2019

The innovative ensemble invests in the evolution of music by commissioning new works by emerging composers.

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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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