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 2, 2019

Ready for 2019’s full house of Bay Area jazz? Here are five January events to get you going.

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December 26, 2018

As our world grows more interconnected, folk and classical traditions continuously mix it up.

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December 17, 2018

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

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December 8, 2018

Crackerjack ensembles provide terrific live music for Cirque du Soleil and Circus Bella — both in town now.

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December 4, 2018

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

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December 2, 2018

Swing into the holidays with our picks for great local gigs featuring jazz and other terrific music from around the globe.

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November 30, 2018

The famed, male a cappella chorus celebrates a milestone with a world tour and holiday concerts at home.

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November 27, 2018

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s president has a strategy to make music conservatories broader and more relevant.

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November 16, 2018

Steeped in opera but drawn to rock, pop, and experimental music, singer/composer Majel Connery talks about reinventing herself.

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November 8, 2018

Jake Heggie talks about his latest collaboration with Gene Scheer, a new opera promising more than just holiday cheer.

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