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

Molly Colin - December 19, 2022

Tenor Alek Shrader enters the comic book publishing world with some heavyweight names along for the ride.

Michael Zwiebach - December 13, 2022

Lina González-Granados will conduct singers of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program in a concert production.

Richard S. Ginell - December 13, 2022

The orchestra and Gustavo Dudamel were once again the stars of this three-night multimedia production.

Janos Gereben - December 12, 2022

Dig deeper into the first 100 years of the company’s history with these online offerings.

Janos Gereben - December 5, 2022

San Francisco Opera’s young singers show their stuff in a performance that goes far beyond standard fare.

Lisa Hirsch - December 5, 2022

The company has put an array of historical material online, from rare recordings to revealing interviews to century-old photos.

Jim Farber - November 21, 2022

Great singing can’t rescue this drab revival.

Nicholas Jones - November 20, 2022

Sign of the times? Matthew Ozawa’s directorial vision emphasizes darkness over grace and resilience.

Jason Victor Serinus - November 15, 2022

The mezzo who portrayed Rosina despite a broken leg is now one of the finest bel canto singers of our era. Here’s where to start with her discography.

Janos Gereben - November 15, 2022

The celebrated teacher who’s trained budding singers at the SF Conservatory of Music and beyond turns 70 this year.