To inspire and motivate people to attend, listen to, learn about, discuss, and actively participate in the Bay Area's classical music scene.
In 1998, retiring San Francisco Chronicle classical music critic Robert Commanday and local composer and philanthropist Gordon Getty launched San Francisco Classical Voice, a nonprofit Web site dedicated to intelligent, professional, and thorough critical coverage of the rich classical music scene in the Bay Area. Against a backdrop of declining support for conventional arts journalism, the site has embraced Web 2.0 tools to provide resources for classical music lovers, including more than thirty-five hundred concert reviews of classical music groups in the area.
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Visitors to site can and a wide variety of classical music pieces; , , and ; and participate in the . The site also offers for individuals new to the world of classical music and a comprehensive of classical music events around the Bay Area.