Los Angeles

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

Tom Jacobs - February 15, 2022

From Die Walküre to Kinky Boots, Deborah Harry to Itzhak Perlman, the summer centennial celebration has something for everyone.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 13, 2022

A host of creative talents join forces for a radically reimagined opera based on the ancient Greek myth.

Jim Farber - February 8, 2022

The Asian American theater company remounts its production of the Sondheim musical this month.

Jim Farber - February 7, 2022

Thomas Wilkins will conduct young musicians from the LA Phil’s youth orchestra program in a pregame performance.

Tom Jacobs - February 6, 2022

Lots of firsts for the company as Lina González-Granados takes up the baton, the banjo makes an appearance, and an opera for babies debuts.

Peter Feher - February 1, 2022

An impressive range of talent is expected to make the inaugural jazz festival at the performing arts center at Cal State Northridge a major draw.

Richard S. Ginell - January 25, 2022

The orchestra plays a swath of the great composer’s long-form pieces in arrangements.

Steven Winn - January 24, 2022

The New York company is staging performances of Lesson Plan on (where else?) Zoom.

Richard S. Ginell - January 18, 2022

The conductor delivers ebullient performances over the course of two weekends with the LA Phil.

Richard S. Ginell - January 18, 2022

Glasper’s imagination takes off in the wildly eclectic second set, replete with the String Candy Orchestra, a DJ, and electronic voice-overs.