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.


Kids & Families Feature
Summer Music Camps
March 6, 2012

SFCV’s annual annotated list of music camps is everything you need to plan a perfect, musical summer.

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Quatuor Ébène : Fiction
March 5, 2012
New Music, Free MP3

News Report
San Francisco Symphony
March 5, 2012

The S.F. Symphony has announced plans for 2012-2013: Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, Executive Director Brent Assink, and Director of Artistic Planning John Mangum have come up with a year-round ambitious and complex program.

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Feature Article
Diablo Ballet
March 2, 2012

What can you say about a dance company in fewer than 140 characters?

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Feature Article
Sphinx Virtuosi
February 28, 2012

The Sphinx Organization is having slow but steady success in introducing classical music to underserved African-Americans and Latinos, and in the process is helping to further integrate American orchestras.

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Nicola Benedetti: Italia
February 27, 2012
Violin, Free MP3

Feature Article
Ali Akbar Khan
February 21, 2012

A world-renowned college of Indian music in the North Bay continues to share the treasures of North Indian classical music.

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