Opera

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

Emily Wilson - February 21, 2024

SF Performances hosts the world-renowned tenor in a recital that includes many songs off his successful recording project.

Janos Gereben - February 20, 2024

The company may only be staging six productions next season, but there’s an abundance of quality in the concepts and casts.

Lisa Hirsch - February 20, 2024

Morley brings her deep musicality to a varied garden-themed recital for Cal Performances.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 20, 2024

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

Janos Gereben - February 12, 2024

The violinist played a significant role in establishing the company’s orchestra as a freestanding ensemble.

Richard S. Ginell - February 12, 2024

It’s an upgrade over the HBO film, though the opera has few traces of the singer or Nirvana’s music.

Nicholas Jones - February 11, 2024

The soprano delivers an eclectic program based on her album Voice of Nature: The Anthropocene.

Lily O'Brien - February 11, 2024

Tenor Edward Graves, a former Adler Fellow, talks about playing the Duke of Mantua for the first time.

Emily Wilson - February 11, 2024

The Metropolitan Opera star chats about cultivating a relationship with the company and her upcoming nature-inspired program for Cal Performances.

Tamzin Elliott - February 6, 2024

In the aftermath of the pandemic, Long Beach Opera’s latest production envisions healing and transformation.