Los Angeles

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

Jim Farber - April 8, 2019

POP’s striking new production features a bilingual libretto.

Richard S. Ginell - April 8, 2019

The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center boasts acoustics designed by famed Yasuhisa Toyota.

Richard S. Ginell - March 26, 2019

Highlights include a Florence Price piano sonata and a swinging new arrangement of a Duke Ellington classic.

Jim Farber - March 25, 2019

Mozart sets the stage, with Jeffrey Kahane returning to the podium — and the piano.

Richard S. Ginell - March 19, 2019

Jenny Wong conducts works that grapple with the aftermath of death in different ways.

Tamzin Elliott - March 18, 2019

The poetry-percussion-cello ensemble celebrates black cultures in its eponymous program at The Wallis.

Ben Kutner - March 11, 2019

A versatile string trio presents an evening of intriguing works by women composers.

Jim Farber - March 11, 2019

The premiere of Adams’s new piano concerto is devilish fun.

Andrew Gilbert - March 8, 2019

The prolific composer shares stories from his career, from Broadway to Hollywood and back.

Jim Farber - March 8, 2019

Bryce Dessner’s Triptych homogenizes the legacy of Robert Mapplethorpe.