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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January 18, 2017

Silent Night in San José, Vikings at the Marines, and Red Chamber in Hong Kong

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January 17, 2017

The bassist, composer, and educator talks about his projects, his work with kids, and using music to reflect a “positive and truthful” history.

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January 10, 2017

Conductor Teddy Abrams floats a compelling version of a concert and conversation series to deal with the political divide in Kentucky.

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January 4, 2017

Concerts for Inauguration Day and Holocaust Remembrance Day, and a new, week-long class for adults at S.F. Ballet.

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January 4, 2017

From “unmixed pop” to the latest electronica experiments, a new music presenter is bringing in the millennial music lover.

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January 3, 2017

The millennial generation of musicians make compelling music without the defined notions of style that their elders once thought a prerequisite.

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December 20, 2016

A festival from Kronos, a bustling season at Incarnation, quintets delivered, and more.

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December 19, 2016

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

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December 6, 2016

A chorister in the limelight, Peninsula Women’s Chorus anniversary season, Saariaho in a theater near you, and more.

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December 6, 2016

A cappella ensembles from seven of the hottest high-tech firms in Silicon Valley convene for a night of decidedly low-tech music.

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