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.

Sørensen & Ockeghem: Requiem
April 30, 2012
Choral, Free MP3

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iPad Classical Musi
April 30, 2012

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?" »
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golden gate bridge
April 26, 2012

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" »
Joyce DiDonato : Dead Man Walking
April 23, 2012
Opera, Free MP3

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Applause and Classical Music
April 21, 2012

A Stanford conference on classical music’s recorded legacy suggests possibilities for the future.

More "Recordings to Save Classical Music? Cheers to That" »
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Jessica Rivera
April 17, 2012

The inside story of bringing a major piece from idea to completion. Composer Gabriela Lena Frank’s star continues to rise as she prepares a major commission from the S.F. Girls Chorus and the Berkeley Symphony.

More "Journey Into Faith: The Creation of <em>Holy Sisters</em>" »