Los Angeles

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

Richard S. Ginell - September 25, 2023

These recordings led by Gustavo Dudamel in February of this year capture some of the pianist’s most thrilling work to date.

Victoria Looseleaf - September 18, 2023

The mezzo-soprano is singing in back-to-back productions of Don Giovanni and The Barber of Seville this fall.

Tom Jacobs - September 15, 2023

The company is prioritizing innovation and inclusion by collaborating with all-woman writing teams in 2024.

Richard S. Ginell - September 15, 2023

Karen Kamensek leads performances of The Planets and Glass’s First Violin Concerto that get there in the end.

Jim Farber - September 12, 2023

The intimate 300-seat space will host the majority of the presenter’s events this year.

Tom Jacobs - September 12, 2023

Czech composer Vítězslava Kaprálová’s 1935 opus will feature pianist and UCLA grad Rosalind Wan Wong.

Tom Jacobs - September 5, 2023

The 2023–2024 season is filled with must-see concerts.

Tom Jacobs - September 5, 2023

The Met Opera trombonist has a bird’s-eye view of the industry from teaching at Juilliard and Santa Barbara’s Music Academy.

Victoria Looseleaf - September 5, 2023

The New York City company founded by two Alvin Ailey alumni is having something of an L.A. moment.

Lev Mamuya - August 29, 2023

Josh Shaw’s clever update is of a piece with the original and has great singing to boot.