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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May 22, 2017

One of the country’s most accomplished young composers talks about his run-in with border-control officials, and how his art and political work feed off each other.

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May 9, 2017

A “Golden Door” for freedom in Fremont, Shakespeare in concert, and Dr. Racette will see you now

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May 3, 2017

In announcing the 2017–18 season, Chris Lorway is looking to expand Stanford’s cultural footprint.

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May 2, 2017

The beloved violinist and concertmaster talks about her accomplishments with the New Century Chamber Orchestra and her decision to dedicate more of her time to teaching.

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April 20, 2017

Your cheat sheet to 26 different music festivals across California and the West Coast.

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April 14, 2017

Composer and scholar Carman Moore talks with SFCV about Scott Joplin and his overarching influence on all aspects of American music.

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April 11, 2017

Young People’s Symphony, César Ulloa ties the knot, Laurie Cohen bows out, Lamplighters has A Song to Sing

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April 6, 2017

Look for dance without limits when AXIS takes the stage during National Dance Week.

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April 4, 2017

The executive behind Keeping Score and SoundBox reflects on his 18-year tenure.

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March 28, 2017

Music blooms in Yerba Buena Gardens, Schwabacher debuts help launch careers, and the Oakland Voice Competition heats up.

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