Los Angeles

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

Richard S. Ginell - December 6, 2022

It’s a heavy lift, but the LA Phil does manage to swing.

SFCV Editors - November 29, 2022

The season of renewal is upon us. Here’s our annual long list of concerts that will help you recharge and prepare for the new year.

Richard S. Ginell - November 29, 2022

The Spanish conductor brings out the very best in the orchestra for what was anything but a routine performance.

Victoria Looseleaf - November 28, 2022

The fierce advocate for new music is again rethinking what his instrument can do with his latest project, Difficult Grace.

Janos Gereben - November 22, 2022

In the last week, the 2023 nominees were announced, and the 2022 Latin Grammys were awarded.

Jim Farber - November 22, 2022

After more than two years of forced isolation, performance touring is back on the calendar.

Jim Farber - November 21, 2022

Great singing can’t rescue this drab revival.

Jim Farber - November 20, 2022

Pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque premiere a psychedelic new work at Disney Hall, in collaboration with soprano Barbara Hannigan.

Richard S. Ginell - November 15, 2022

The LA Phil’s recent string of festival programming falls short on the classical side but succeeds at its most contemporary.

Tom Jacobs - November 15, 2022

The director’s latest collaboration with the chorus adapts a mournful but timely piece by early Baroque composer Heinrich Schütz.