Los Angeles

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

Peter Feher - November 4, 2020

The L.A. conservatory is taking steps to expand Black and Latino representation in the music-school setting.

Richard S. Ginell - November 3, 2020

The saxophonist/composer’s jazzy soundscape for the Michelle Obama documentary gets a full-blooded rendition that benefits from the orchestral treatment.

Peter Feher - October 27, 2020

Music Academy of the West students will benefit from close connection to the famous producing organization next summer.

Richard S. Ginell - October 26, 2020

Gavin Bryars’s haunting tone poem about the last moments of the doomed ship gets a fresh interpretation by this up-and-coming ensemble.

Victoria Looseleaf - October 23, 2020

Transcending the challenges, the award-winning chorus premieres a film with a powerful message and new music by Andrea Ramsey.

Jim Farber - October 20, 2020

The first night of Mainly Mozart’s five-concert orchestra festival attracts a drive-in audience of over 1000.

Peter Feher - October 20, 2020

We knew it was coming; it’s still hard to take.

Tamzin Elliott - October 19, 2020

Fure’s new album strikes fear in the listener but makes a profoundly human point.

Richard S. Ginell - October 19, 2020

In a time of bold political statements, the latest episodes of SOUND/STAGE fit the moment, as well as providing musical relief.

Victoria Looseleaf - October 19, 2020

LA Chamber Orchestra’s artistic advisor is making connections with his adventurous new-music ensemble.