Los Angeles

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

Jonathan Leal - November 15, 2022

SFCV chats with the genre-crossing player whose sound lies somewhere between classical, jazz, rock, and Armenian folk music.

Victoria Looseleaf - November 8, 2022

SFCV chats with the famed sibling piano duo about working with contemporary composers and staging new pieces.

Richard S. Ginell - November 7, 2022

The orchestra and conductor Lahav Shani are touring with a program that pairs two Jewish composers, Gustav Mahler and Paul Ben-Haim.

Richard S. Ginell - November 7, 2022

New high-profile recordings of works by Erwin Schulhoff, Mieczysław Weinberg, and Alberto Hemsi return nearly lost music to life.

Chrysanthe Tan - November 1, 2022

Strong, cohesive musicianship carries a wide-ranging concert.

Richard S. Ginell - October 31, 2022

Now in his 80s, the composer has made a late-career breakthrough with these two works for orchestra.

Richard S. Ginell - October 25, 2022

An outstanding production and epic musical score highlight a triumphant West Coast premiere.

Josef Woodard - October 25, 2022

For Piano Spheres, Daniel Newman-Lessler delved into digital electronics, diverse styles, and different vocal techniques.

Tom Jacobs - October 25, 2022

The famous composer talks about his latest work and coming back from a long struggle with depression.

Josef Woodard - October 24, 2022

Vocalist Luciana Souza and arranger Vince Mendoza open the annual festival with their deep-dive Storytellers project.