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.

Feature Article
Nixon in China
June 5, 2012

John Adams’ opera has outlasted its critics and finally makes it to San Francisco, thanks to its original commissioner, David Gockley.

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Behzod Abduraimov: Prokofiev Sonata No 6, Liszt and Saint Saens
June 4, 2012
Piano, Free MP3

Feature Article
Philadelphia Orchestra
June 4, 2012

As the Philadelphia Orchestra counts pennies, can it count on remaining a top-tier orchestra?

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Feature Article
Judith Nelson
June 1, 2012

Soprano Judith Nelson, one of the world’s most famous singers of Baroque music as the early music revival began, died peacefully May 28, at the close of a 12-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Feature Article
826 Valencia Workshop
May 30, 2012

Here's what a crew of teenage reporters noticed, part of a collaboration between SFCV and 826 Valencia, at last month's S.F. Symphony concert. Are you young at heart? Find out if you shared their likes and dislikes.

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News Report
SFCV Executive Director Veronica Bashbush
May 24, 2012

Bashbush brings business and orchestra expertise to grow and diversify SFCV audience to sustainable scale

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