Los Angeles

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

Peter Feher - May 3, 2022

The new-music band is presenting a series of “homebase” concerts, from May through July.

Jim Farber - May 2, 2022

Your local symphony knows all about you. Is that a good thing? Opinions differ greatly.

Richard S. Ginell - May 2, 2022

After years of delays, Dudamel and the LA Phil give the composer’s masterpiece the radiant performance it deserves.

Peter Feher - April 26, 2022

Organizers Jacaranda and the Wende Museum bring Ukrainian American musicians together to celebrate the artistic heritage of a country whose very existence is under threat.

Jim Farber - April 25, 2022

The LA Phil’s mini-festival introduces good music without attempting to find a through-line.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 25, 2022

The Met’s “most daring diva” talks with SFCV about her storied career, performing with her husband, and the enduring allure of My Fair Lady.

Tamzin Elliott - April 25, 2022

Adding a layer of mythology to the story offers poetic perspective but ultimately steals focus.

Peter Feher - April 19, 2022

The conductor’s criticism of the Maduro government in 2017 shifted the direction of the film in productive ways.

Michael Zwiebach - April 19, 2022

Broadway dominates, but some of the world’s great classical quartets and jazz headliners are also visiting Costa Mesa next season.

Jeff Kaliss - April 18, 2022

The soundscape of the desert is part of composer Kennedy Verrett’s SoundCheckEarth, which premieres outdoors at the park, on Earth Day.