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.
As more women dare to put themselves forward in the realm of music, arts organizations — those which are not so self-destructive as to ignore the talent of half the planet’s musicians — will begin to hand them the baton more often.More "Where Men Conduct and Women Twirl the Baton " »
We may not know much about how Bach or Mozart expected to hear their music, but we have a great deal of information about later 19th-century composers, thanks to early recordings.More "How Do You Set a Record? The Revelation in Recordings" »
In the latest WriteOn! Workshop, students were introduced to Indian classical music and a world premiere by an Indian-American composer. Read their reviews here.More "Musical Passage to India for Students at Oakland East Bay Symphony" »
With great pleasure, San Francisco Classical Voice announces the winner of its second Music Educator Award: Randy Porter, music director of Westlake Middle School in Oakland.More "Winner of the 2nd Annual <em>SFCV</em> Music Educator Award" »
There is important news from the San Francisco Conservatory and the promise of more to come. At a recent gala President David H. Stull spoke both of impressive specifics and big ambitions.More "Nothing Conservative About the S.F. Conservatory's Big Plans" »