Los Angeles

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

Victoria Looseleaf - June 1, 2021

LA Opera’s artist-in-residence takes the stage in Oedipus Rex on June 6. He talks with SFCV about opera’s new landscape and how he’s supporting the next generation of singers.

Tom Jacobs - May 25, 2021

Among the recipients: Los Angeles Master Chorale, Salastina, Street Symphony, and The Industry.

Richard S. Ginell - May 25, 2021

Philip Glass’s hypnotic Les Enfants Terribles gets the full James Darrah treatment on top of a parking garage.

Jim Farber - May 24, 2021

The return to live performances is happening, but there is still uncertainty about what will be allowed, and how soon. We talk to NY Phil’s Deborah Borda, SF Sym’s Mark Hanson, and The Wallis’s Paul Crewes to get their thoughts.

Peter Feher - May 18, 2021

The Orange County orchestra is out with a full schedule for 2021–2022, live and in person.

Jim Farber - May 17, 2021

The orchestra’s live performance in front of 4,000 essential workers was an emotional and artistic thrill.

Peter Feher - May 11, 2021

The pianist/composer curates a number of wide-ranging but cleverly connected concerts.

Tom Jacobs - May 11, 2021

The grants support music-related projects serving underrepresented populations.

Peter Feher - May 11, 2021

The season of Bowl concerts will include more than 50 performances through September.

Richard S. Ginell - May 4, 2021

The homebuilding tycoon was one of L.A.’s most visible, and controversial, arts philanthropists.