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.
Goodbye CDs, hello high-resolution downloads and — surprise! — vinyl LPs. Here’s the why and the how of it.More "Sound Matters: Classical Into the Download Era" »
The New York Philharmonic plays more resplendently than ever. But is that enough to guarantee relevance? Longtime critic John Rockwell asks some tough questions.More "N.Y. Philharmonic: Backing Into the 21st Century" »
Composers are finding mobile devices and clever apps all the rage, and a lot of fun, though they’re only in their infancy.More "iThink iCan: Is Apple in Tune With Classical Music?" »
Rob Kapilow’s new piece for the Marin Symphony contemplates the Golden Gate Bridge, sound by sound, note by note.More "Belief Suspended: Listening to the Golden Gate" »