Los Angeles

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

Jim Farber - March 3, 2024

Monday Evening Concerts is the City of Angels’ longest-running new music series, but most of the new music efforts in L.A. share the same family tree.

Richard S. Ginell - February 27, 2024

The six-hour double-concert was filled with surprises and welcome guest appearances.

Richard S. Ginell - February 27, 2024

The premiere of William Grant Still’s Highway 1 captures headlines, but Alexander Zemlinsky’s The Dwarf is powerful in its revival.

Josef Woodard - February 25, 2024

The pianist takes Schubert’s song as a starting point for a wide-ranging, poetic look at dream states.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 23, 2024

The L.A. company is presenting “ACB Jazz” in an underground performance space and bringing in two comedians as well.

Yoshi Kato - February 21, 2024

Musicians are expanding the Gershwin favorite to represent a more diverse understanding of America.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 20, 2024

LA Opera is staging Highway 1, USA in a new production by Kaneza Schaal, with James Conlon conducting.

Josef Woodard - February 20, 2024

The recently appointed Berlin Philharmonic principal delivers as advertised in a recital for Camerata Pacifica.

Tom Jacobs - February 20, 2024

The monthly series presented by Brightwork newmusic is going bold with its upcoming concerts.

Richard S. Ginell - February 13, 2024

The composer leads a masterful program that pairs his own work with music by Maurice Ravel.