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.


Kids & Families Feature
Kapiti coast, Wellington, New Zealand <br>Photo by Phillip Capper
July 5, 2012

Our correspondent on the California Youth Symphony gets into a little bit of everything, and wants more.

More "Of Maoris and Hokey Pokey (Ice Cream)" »
Kids & Families Feature
New Zealand in Winter
July 3, 2012

Winter in Auckland reminds this violinist of the Bay Area, in SFCV’s first entry from our California Youth Symphony bloggers.

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Feature Article
Le Poisson Rouge
July 3, 2012

Resourceful composers find new audiences for new music outside the concert hall.

More "In the Indie Classical Lounge" »
Feature Article
Fourth of July Classical Music
July 3, 2012

Wave the flag and hear some striking patriotic pieces as you celebrate the Fourth of July.

More "Top 10 Classical Tunes For a 4th of July BBQ" »
Kids & Families Feature
Benjamin Ring
June 29, 2012

Members of the San Francisco Youth Ochestra continue the video diary of its European tour.

More "SFS Youth Orchestra at the Munich Philharmonie" »
Kids & Families Feature
June 27, 2012

Follow the S.F. Symphony Youth Orchestra tour through Europe with SFCV's exclusive blog series presented by the young musicians themselves.

More "Europe Through the Eyes of Young Musicians" »
Feature Article
Juno & Avos
June 26, 2012

The opera Juno and Avos has been running for 30 years in Moscow. Bay Area audiences are about to find out what the fuss is all about.

More "Russian Rock Opera? Epic Love Story Hits Bay Area" »