Opera

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

Catherine Womack - April 17, 2022

Baritone Nathan Gunn is the star of this new one-man work presented by LA Opera.

Steven Winn - April 12, 2022

The East Bay company stages its annual showcase of excerpts from operas in progress.

Annelies Zijderveld - April 11, 2022

Steven Spielberg isn’t the only one who wants to offer contemporary ideas through the famous American musical.

Lou Fancher - April 11, 2022

The LA Phil and Deaf West Theatre reimagine Beethoven’s only opera as a feast for the eyes as well as the ears.

Lisa Houston - April 11, 2022

The ascending countertenor talks with SFCV about his star turn on The Voice, his upcoming date with Opera Parallèle, and about being an “everyday singer.”

Tom Jacobs - April 6, 2022

Staff members who went public with their resignations last month don’t agree with the report’s findings.

Jason Victor Serinus - April 4, 2022

The coloratura soprano showcases her spectacular technique in her second studio album.

Michael Zwiebach - March 29, 2022

Making use of a variety of community partnerships, the company intends to welcome back its audience for a full season.

Mark MacNamara - March 29, 2022

A dramatic soprano at the peak of her powers talks about the life of a singer, climbing the ladder, and staying grounded.

Lisa Hirsch - March 21, 2022

The mezzo dazzles in a wide-ranging Schwabacher recital.