SFCV Video

This project is supported in part by Gordon P. and Ann Getty, Robin and Kay Frost, and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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Video Essay
September 10, 2013

The first recipient of a New Voices joint commission, Zosha di Castri talks about her music and being plucked from graduate school into the limelight.

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Kids & Families Feature
July 18, 2013

Teddy Abrams, 26, is an established musician with a lot of good sense about what being a musician means. Here he talks about the challenges of a career in an interview with SFCV.

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Video Essay
July 16, 2013

It only took a few days for the American Bach Soloists to sell out its festival production of Heinrich Biber’s Missa Salisburgensis. For the lucky few who saw it, many of them new to ABS, it was massively entertaining.

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Feature Article
November 4, 2011

Classical musicians do a lot more than just show up for their orchestra gigs. Here are true tales of the city from two musicians whose creativity defies categories.

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Feature Article
June 24, 2011

In this SFCV-exclusive video, Kermit Ruffins (one of the original Rebirth members) and Big Sam Williams talk about the New Orleans musical scene, its revival after Hurricane Katrina, and the classic tradition that is so clearly present when they put their horns to their lips.

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Feature Article
May 31, 2011

SFCV takes you backstage to find out about all the myriad details that The Ring requires in order for the saga even to make it to the stage. It really is not your ordinary opera production.

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Feature Article
March 8, 2011

Hugh Masekela is one of the most recognized, beloved figures in music. His success gave mainstream media attention to "township jazz," inspired several generations of South African musicians, and was a defining influence in shaping our perception of South African music. In this video interview, he reflects on his life and work, and what motivates him now.

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Kids & Families Feature
January 18, 2011

On Sunday, January 16, San Francisco Classical Voice's video team captured the BAYOF Hope concert and event as it happened. Here is an inside look at the event, which we think captures its raucous energy as well as the amazing self-possession of the very young participants.

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Kids & Families Feature
January 18, 2011

Watch excerpts from the individual performances by youth orchestras participating in the BAYOF Hope concert on January 16th, 2011 at Davies Symphony Hall.

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