Los Angeles

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

Victoria Looseleaf - June 13, 2023

The soprano’s interpretive skills make the case for André Previn’s final work, Penelope, among other selections.

Victoria Looseleaf - June 13, 2023

The Scottish composer’s new sacred work commemorates the consecration of a cathedral right here in California.

Jim Farber - June 6, 2023

Pianist Evren Ozel, violist Jordan Bak, and violinist Geneva Lewis give an impressive recital in an unusual configuration.

Jim Farber - June 6, 2023

The multitalented composer and performer is aiming at a festival that ignores musical boundaries and questions standard narratives.

Tom Jacobs - June 6, 2023

The university’s Brain and Creativity Institute and classical station KUSC collaborate on a concert and panel discussion. 

Tamzin Elliott - June 6, 2023

For Piano Spheres, Kallay used Alexander Scriabin’s Fifth Sonata as a jumping-off point to explore “ecstatic states.”

Jim Farber - May 31, 2023

The orchestra caps a remarkable 10-day run with premieres from composers Ellen Reid and Gabriella Smith.

Chrysanthe Tan - May 30, 2023

There was a lot of talent on the stage in Torrance. Time to let them lead.

Tom Jacobs - May 30, 2023

The in-demand conductor is resigning from his position at the Paris Opera after just two seasons.

Victoria Looseleaf - May 26, 2023

The acclaimed New York dance company will have another West Coast home in the seasons to come.