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

Louise T. Guinther - May 14, 2024

The star bass will be singing two major roles at SF Opera this year, including Sarastro in this summer’s Magic Flute.

Victoria Looseleaf - May 13, 2024

You’ll be able to catch everything from full productions to pieces in progress during the Opera America conference next month.

Victoria Looseleaf - May 13, 2024

More audiences than ever will experience Beethoven’s opera when the orchestra and Deaf West Theatre take their groundbreaking production on tour.

Jason Victor Serinus - April 29, 2024

The baritone’s double album includes substantial contributions from major composers, as well as from fellow famous singers.

Nicholas Jones - April 29, 2024

In a joint song recital, the husband-and-wife team reflect on the journeys they’ve made, from New Zealand to the opera stage.

Nicholas Jones - April 23, 2024

The Bay Area premiere of Daniel Catán’s opera is musically and theatrically spellbinding.

Lev Mamuya - April 15, 2024

Composer Huang Ruo and puppeteer Basil Twist offer a multivalent embodiment of classic Chinese tales.

Rebecca Wishnia - April 9, 2024

A quirky contemporary double bill from Opera Parallèle serves up both laughs and emotionally powerful moments.

Katelyn Simone - April 9, 2024

Working with filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, Kline explores the eccentric inventor’s character and connections to the modern age.

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.