Opera

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

Janos Gereben - July 25, 2022

Discounted seats are just one initiative the company is rolling out for its 100th-anniversary season.

Jim Farber - July 19, 2022

Myth meets metaverse, and Yuval Sharon meets Gustavo Dudamel, in the LA Phil’s performance of Act 3 of Wagner’s opera.

Lisa Hirsch - July 18, 2022

The company completes its tour of Philip Glass operas with a reimagined take on this fairy-tale classic.

Michael Zwiebach - July 12, 2022

The artist training program presents substantial excerpts of four major works at this weekend’s Schwabacher Summer Concert.

Michael Zwiebach - July 12, 2022

It’ll be wild, but some of it will be wonderful, as live performance mixes with films about and around opera.

Tom Jacobs - July 11, 2022

The star conductor says she draws on all her training, from studying jazz to speaking six languages, when preparing a performance.

Michael Zwiebach - July 6, 2022

With several superior singers on hand, the concert was a worthy addition to the company’s summer season.

Richard S. Ginell - June 21, 2022

A lot has changed since the company premiered the work in 2019, including a Pulitzer Prize for Anthony Davis’s score.

Janos Gereben - June 16, 2022

Is there enough in this opera to warrant a revival?