Los Angeles

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

Josef Woodard - June 6, 2022

The all-American program includes William Grant Still’s First Symphony and Peter Lieberson’s stirring Neruda Songs.

Peter Feher - June 1, 2022

Giddens will bring musicians she has long worked with, plus more details to be announced.

Victoria Looseleaf - May 31, 2022

The dancer/choreographer talks about the American Modern Opera Company and their collective curation of this year’s Ojai Music Festival.

Richard S. Ginell - May 24, 2022

Giustino transcends time and place in James Darrah’s new production for Long Beach Opera.

Richard S. Ginell - May 24, 2022

A lively concert of 20th-century Italian chamber music focuses on works by Ferruccio Busoni and Luciano Berio.

Peter Feher - May 17, 2022

Reimagined classics, local ensembles, and visiting orchestras make up the presenter’s classical music series.

CJ Ru - May 17, 2022

Ellen Reid’s Floodplain gets its long-awaited world premiere in a lush concert that also includes favorites from Brahms and Beethoven.

Victoria Looseleaf - May 15, 2022

Peter Wing Healey’s opera takes inspiration from Jane Jacobs’s ideas about city-building, a Shinto myth, and even Marie Antoinette’s fabled oak.

Victoria Looseleaf - May 15, 2022

The downhome diva talks with SFCV about the challenges of mastering the title role in Verdi’s timeless opera and why it’s still relevant today.

Peter Feher - May 10, 2022

The group’s performances this weekend are dedicated to local composer and longtime supporter Aurelio de la Vega.