Los Angeles

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

Tamzin Elliott - April 13, 2024

The composer’s rarely performed Credo shares a concert with works by J.S. Bach and a premiere by Zanaida Stewart Robles.

Richard S. Ginell - April 9, 2024

More than 60 years after its first and last performance here, Simone Young leads the orchestra in this delightful work.

Jim Farber - April 9, 2024

The production, seen in San Francisco last season, seems uninspired at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

Lev Mamuya - April 9, 2024

The group’s collaboration with electronic musician Jlin anchors a riveting L.A. show.

Tom Jacobs - April 8, 2024

With an upcoming premiere at Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Skye continues the multicultural musical exploration he’s become known for.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 8, 2024

Whether it’s through food, fun, or conversation, the L.A. chamber organization has figured out some key ways to connect with audiences.

Richard S. Ginell - April 2, 2024

The conductor’s illness has not dulled his musicianship or memory.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 1, 2024

As Flora, mezzo-soprano Sarah Saturnino, one of the company’s young artists, brings her background as an intimacy director to the production.

Michael Zwiebach - March 26, 2024

The cross-cultural chorus, now touring America, shows how to break down barriers and foster empathy in traditionally divided communities.

Lev Mamuya - March 26, 2024

Aaron Diehl shines in Timo Andres’s new piano concerto, while the orchestra’s principals solo in music by Adams and Aaron Copland.