Opera

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

Michael Zwiebach - January 26, 2021

Both companies announced major appointments to include Black artists in top-level artistic decision-making and in outreach programs.

Paul Kotapish - January 12, 2021

A new nonprofit connects singers and instrumentalists with advanced instructional and coaching materials via a low-cost, online platform.

Peter Feher - January 12, 2021

As the coronavirus surge reaches yet another peak, the entertainment industry and music organizations extend a production hiatus.

Michael Zwiebach - January 5, 2021

Beth Morrison Projects, HERE Arts Center, and LA Opera bring Modulation, a meditation on 2020 from 13 different composers, to fruition.

Janos Gereben - January 4, 2021

Baritone Quinn Kelsey headlines a performance that combines opera and local culture.

Peter Feher - December 22, 2020

If grand opera won’t fly in the pandemic, these smaller productions will.

Lisa Houston - December 21, 2020

Hot off her success in Porgy and Bess and a nonstop run of gigs, the feted singer reflects on an artist’s life in the mandated slow lane.

Peter Feher - December 15, 2020

Offered without critique, a smorgasbord of recorded music released this year.

Steven Winn - December 7, 2020

The Jake Heggie/Gene Scheer opera is available for streaming through Dec. 31.

Michael Zwiebach - December 1, 2020

Let these virtual concerts send you to your happy place until we can all look on 2020 in hindsight.