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

Lisa Houston - November 30, 2020

The renowned mezzo-soprano talks about opera in the age of COVID-19 and her upcoming role in Jake Heggie’s Three Decembers with Opera San José.

Peter Feher - November 24, 2020

The usual suspects are still cleaning up, but there are some intriguing nominees as well.

Peter Feher - November 23, 2020

The Missy Mazzoli opera is next up from the company’s promising On Now platform.

Steven Winn - November 23, 2020

SF Girls Chorus and Ars Minerva team up for Juditha Triumphans and works by Barbara Strozzi and Isabella Leonarda.

Victoria Looseleaf - November 17, 2020

The only surviving opera by Joseph Bologne has staying power in LA Opera’s production.

Paul Kotapish - November 17, 2020

SF Opera screens drive-in opera movies at Fort Mason. Up next: La bohème and Tosca. Bring the family.

Janos Gereben - November 16, 2020

A new book helps open the ever-expanding Mandarin repertory to singers and scholars everywhere.

Jason Victor Serinus - November 16, 2020

Lawrence Brownlee and Michael Spyres are spectacular in a bracing set of songs about friendship and rivalry.

Peter Feher - November 10, 2020

The adventurous company makes their fall gala all about new work from young composers.

Jason Victor Serinus - November 10, 2020

The only surviving opera by an accomplished contemporary of Mozart and Haydn takes the virtual stage in LAO’s collaboration with the Colburn School.