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.


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September 18, 2017

An extraordinary season at Sunset, Nick Di Scala connects, and a robot at the podium

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September 16, 2017

Women film composers are banding together to have their voices and their music heard.

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September 12, 2017

The Philharmonia Baroque premieres a new oratorio inspired by Bach but with a very 21st-century twist.

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September 11, 2017

The award-winning classical Indian vocalist is an unlikely pop star.

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September 6, 2017

Traditional-music mavens from around the country converge for a week of fiddle and banjo tunes, ancient ballads, workshops, sprightly dancing, and lots of jamming.

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September 5, 2017

American Bach Soloists is training dozens of young artists in the discipline of early music performance just as the early music movement itself opens up.

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August 29, 2017

On the eve of the S.F. Electronic Music Festival, intermedia artist Pamela Z talks about her career and the new music community, in which she is now both adventurer and patron saint.

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August 29, 2017

Harvey hits Houston Opera, Phonochrome takes on censorship, and royal digs for the Vallejo Symphony this coming season

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August 28, 2017

The results are in: Congratulations to the winners of our third-annual Best of the Bay reader poll.

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August 21, 2017

The lauded film derives much of its power from an intricate tapestry of music, sound, and effects.

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