San Francisco Conservatory of Music Orchestra to Showcase Two Students in Program Highlighting New Music and Canon Repertoire
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

David Grahame Taylor ('17): Within a Forest Dark (World Premiere, Highsmith Award winner) to present Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107 and Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98. (more...)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) today announces the details of its 2016-17 season. Continuing the trend set in recent years by SFCM's intrepid approach to programming and curricular focus, this season offers events devoted to interlinking themes that stretch from academics to performance. The fall semester covers music, politics, and social justice, investigating aspects of social and political change in musical commentary from Beethoven's political influences to nineteenth-century French opera to the activism of Lou Harrison. The spring semester concentrates on folk elements and regional traditions in music and literature throughout the repertoire. These domains are explored in the contexts of history, theory, the humanities, and performance. (more...)