Los Angeles

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

Richard S. Ginell - March 13, 2022

Sidelined two years by the pandemic, the concert at Disney Hall was a triumph for music without boundaries.

Michael Zwiebach - March 8, 2022

Dylan Mattingly’s six-hour-long Stranger Love will premiere in the orchestra’s Green Umbrella series.

Peter Feher - March 8, 2022

The first community-based production will combine professionals and amateurs in a cast of hundreds.

Victoria Looseleaf - March 7, 2022

Inspired by a lost dance from 1952, this major new work is set to a score by jazz pianist/composer Jason Moran, performed live by Wild Up on March 19.

Peter Feher - March 1, 2022

The orchestra is committing $125 million to overhaul its longtime home.

Peter Feher - March 1, 2022

The orchestra is taking its usual broad approach to repertory and staying ambitious when it comes to special events and guest stars.

Tim Greiving - February 28, 2022

Although this year’s nominees don’t represent the industry’s growing diversity, they should be represented in the Oscars telecast.

Richard S. Ginell - February 22, 2022

The LA Phil premieres another exceptional concerto, Daníel Bjarnason’s FEAST, under the conductor laureate’s baton.

Lou Fancher - February 21, 2022

The gifted cellist talks about his approach to the instrument and his latest album.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 21, 2022

The bass-baritone reprises his role in a radical retelling of Fidelio, but he’s expanding his part offstage, too.