Opera

SFCV’s perceptive writers report on topics relevant to opera.

Michael Zwiebach - April 6, 2021

The drive-in performances at the Marin Center in San Rafael are created especially for the new venue.

Peter Feher - April 6, 2021

A world-premiere streaming series featuring mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard is in production, along with an array of the cool and unusual.

Peter Feher - April 6, 2021

UPDATED April 6: SFCV’s weekly guide to online music.

Jason Victor Serinus - April 5, 2021

Our guide to some of the superbly gifted mezzo-soprano’s very finest performances.

Steven Winn - April 5, 2021

Accompanied by pianist Craig Terry, the powerhouse soprano shows her formidable chops in an intimate “at home” recital for Cal Performances.

 

Jason Victor Serinus - March 23, 2021

The Norwegian soprano lives up to her stellar reputation on this new collection of German and Italian arias.

Michael Zwiebach - March 23, 2021

In response to several readers, a further comment on the lessons of the conductor’s long tenure at the Metropolitan Opera.

Annelies Zijderveld - March 22, 2021

Princeton’s music department shoots a virtual opera with multiple cell phones.

Tom Jacobs - March 20, 2021

The troubled conductor died March 9, four years after his fabled career ended in scandal over allegations of sexual misconduct.

Michael Zwiebach - March 16, 2021

A seven-year experiment is set to pay off in an Opera Parallèle production, coming this summer.