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.


News Report
Chicago Bean
March 25, 2012

The San Francisco Symphony opened the 10-day road show of its American Mavericks project on March 21 with works by Henry Cowell, Charles Ives, and John Adams in Chicago’s Symphony Center.

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Kids & Families Feature
Bay Area Girls Rock Camp
March 22, 2012

Still on the fence about summer music camps? Here are a few more to put into play.

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Requiem Officium Defunctorum
March 19, 2012
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Feature Article
Barnaby Palmer
March 19, 2012

Opera companies have been disappearing lately under the continued bane of the Great Recession, and they don't return ... except one: That's S.F. Lyric Opera. After a hiatus of three years the company is producing David Lang's the little match girl passion at the ODC Theater, March 23-25.

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Feature Article
Milly Rosner
March 15, 2012

The Bay Area remembers Mildred Rosner, a teacher and 'cello mother' to students ranging from Crowden School students in Berkeley to such greats as Bonnie Hampton and Emil Miland.

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Feature Article
Avner Dorman
March 13, 2012

The conflict in a musical adaptation of an Israeli children’s book mirrors the problems of a major California city.

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Ib Nørholm: Tavole per Ofero
March 12, 2012
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