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.


Editorial
April 24, 2018

It's not that Kendrick Lamar's music prize invalidates classical music; it recognizes that even classical musicians are affected and inspired by it.

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Editorial
April 23, 2018

The pioneering combo celebrates 40 years in the vanguard by doing what it's always done best.

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Feature Article
April 17, 2018

How far could, or should, orchestras go in devolving power away from their music directors?

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Feature Article
April 10, 2018

In preparation for its performances of the St. John Passion, SFBC convened a panel to talk about the issue of anti-Semitism in historical context.

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Feature Article
April 10, 2018

Anderson's Landfall is an unmissable work, created with Kronos, while countertenor Fagioli blows away the competition in Handel arias.

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Feature Article
April 4, 2018

Pacific Opera Project has a unique menu for success.

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Feature Article
April 2, 2018

A kaleidoscopic study of the intrepid quartet asks big questions about the nature and purpose of music.

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Feature Article
March 30, 2018

The program celebrates 30 years of providing engaging musical experiences in the public schools.

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Feature Article
March 29, 2018

Randall Kline and SFJAZZ convene jazz players on ways to connect the presenter more closely to the local scene.

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Feature Article
March 27, 2018

The original conductorless orchestra is a model organization in many ways. So why is it so hard to implement the "Orpheus Process"?

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