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.
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>" »
Part 2: Will the plot turns in a grand opera freak you out, or bore you to tears? Depends on the work of the librettist.More "Top 10 All-Time Worst Opera Librettos: Part 2" »
Will the plot turns in a grand opera freak you out, or bore you to tears? Depends on the work of the librettist.More "All Hail (Or to Hell With) Poor Opera Librettos" »