Los Angeles

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

Victoria Looseleaf - March 19, 2024

The revered company tours the West Coast this month and next, and every performance promises to be a major event.

Jim Farber - March 18, 2024

A recently published string quartet by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco and music by Walter Arlen make strong impressions.

Janos Gereben - March 18, 2024

The indispensable preprofessional training orchestra is the latest victim of the economic situation facing today’s arts organizations.

Tom Jacobs - March 18, 2024

The 2025–2026 season, Conlon’s 20th with the company, will be his last in the role.

Tom Jacobs - March 18, 2024

Andres is featured as both a pianist and a composer this week at the LA Phil.

Victoria Looseleaf - March 18, 2024

Whether it’s on tour with the SF Symphony or in residence with the Berlin Phil, Batiashvili knows she can live in the music.

Janos Gereben - March 12, 2024

A local documentary about a Los Angeles instrument repair shop is the big musical win of the night.

Josef Woodard - March 11, 2024

In a recital that blends text and music — and an amusing array of instruments — Lee is magnetic.

Lev Mamuya - March 8, 2024

The indie musician’s Song of the Earth is as much a showcase for the orchestra as it is for his band, Dirty Projectors.

Jim Farber - March 5, 2024

Come for the virtuosic dazzle but stay for the deep musical connection the violinist shares with accompanist John Novacek.