SFCV remembers major figures in classical music from the Bay Area and beyond.
Ravi Shankar, loved and admired in the West and around the world as a vessel of Indian music and spirituality, passed away on Dec. 11 near his home in San Diego County at the age of 92.More "Remembering Ravi Shankar: Indian Musician Who Widened Our World" »
After more than six decades of generously sharing his unique performing and compositional talent, and a bright and ingenuous spirit, Dave Brubeck passed away on Dec. 5, a day shy of his 92nd birthday.More "Remembering Visionary Pianist Dave Brubeck" »
Reah Sadowsky, a pianist once hailed as a San Francisco Wunderkind alongside Isaac Stern, Ruggiero Ricci, and Yehudi Menuhin, who then carved out a uniquely distributed career, died in her Berkeley home at the age of 96.More "In Memoriam Reah Sadowsky: 1915-2012" »
The S.F. Opera Chorus — and a star featured in the Academy Award-winning documentary In the Shadow of the Stars — has lost one of its prominent veterans.More "Alexandra Nehra: Death in the Shadow of Stars" »