Los Angeles

SFCV’s writers report on topics relevant to the Los Angeles area.

Tom Jacobs - April 13, 2021

Terri and Jerry Kohl’s gift is one of the largest in the company’s history and helps underwrite a first-ever production of Oedipus Rex, among other things.

Peter Feher - April 13, 2021

A full 14-week season is in preparation, along with the necessary safety protocols.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 11, 2021

A conversation with CAP UCLA’s executive and artistic director reveals the serious challenges of mounting an original season virtually, and the equal test of getting ready for reopening.

Peter Feher - April 6, 2021

A world-premiere streaming series featuring mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard is in production, along with an array of the cool and unusual.

Jim Farber - April 5, 2021

As California relaxes restrictions on indoor gathering, arts administrators work to set schedules and procedures for live performances.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 3, 2021

Every Tuesday, the ensemble welcomes world-class musicians and online viewers to engage in a spirited, interactive Happy Hour.

Tim Greiving - March 30, 2021

This year’s nominees for music confirm that sweeping symphonic scores don’t rule automatically anymore.

Peter Feher - March 23, 2021

The famous composer is spotlighting contemporary music other than his own.

Richard S. Ginell - March 22, 2021

SF Symphony’s new music director has an impressive back catalog as a conductor and a composer. Here’s our guide to some of his best.

Peter Feher - March 16, 2021

Nicolas Lell Benavides and Marella Martin Koch’s Pepito makes an animated debut at New Opera West.