Los Angeles

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

Jim Farber - October 23, 2017

The CDMX Festival ended on a serious, new music note, with composers who are part of an international community of explorers.

Jim Farber - October 16, 2017

In the second installment of the Ciudad de la Mexico Festival, Gustavo Dudamel and the L.A. Phil celebrate a “Noche de Cine.”

Ilana Walder-Biesanz - October 16, 2017

The legendary singer is only one reason to see these powerful Verdi and Bizet productions.

Jim Farber - October 16, 2017

Gustavo Dudamel’s CDMX: Music from Mexico City enchants with big ideas and small details.

Jim Farber - September 16, 2017

Women film composers are banding together to have their voices and their music heard.

Jim Farber - August 21, 2017

The lauded film derives much of its power from an intricate tapestry of music, sound, and effects.

Jim Farber - April 17, 2017

The Los Angeles Philharmonic explores the phenomenon that is contemporary Icelandic music.

Janos Gereben - March 15, 2017

The L.A. Philharmonic executive director surprises two arts communities; plans to start in September.

Jim Farber - March 13, 2017

Long Beach Opera’s The Perfect American examines the life of the visionary animator.

Jim Farber - February 28, 2017

New music may be suddenly hip but keeping an arts nonprofit afloat is still challenging.