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

Iris Kwok - June 29, 2021

Composer Héctor Armienta’s latest song cycle gets the virtual treatment.

Janos Gereben - June 28, 2021

In-person coaching and ambitious live recitals mark the recovery of the famed training program.

Steven Winn - June 28, 2021

Jake Heggie and Gene Sheer’s moving chamber work addresses Nazi persecution of homosexuals.

Jason Victor Serinus - June 28, 2021

A bearded Cecilia Bartoli is spectacular in the title role.

Peter Feher - June 25, 2021

The company is looking to do more online shows while also thinking about its next season.

Michael Zwiebach - June 22, 2021

The broadcast- and streaming-only event brings together some of the new-music world’s top talents.

Janos Gereben - June 22, 2021

The 2021–2022 season will have five operas and three special events.

Lou Fancher - June 21, 2021

From community outreach to a Pulitzer-winning production, Jacobs is redefining opera. She talks to SFCV about her company’s upcoming projects and underlying philosophy.

Richard S. Ginell - June 21, 2021

“Recovered Voices” is a thread that runs through the LA Opera music director’s four decades of recordings.

Joe Cadagin - June 14, 2021

The first opera in Cerise Lim Jacobs’s The Ouroboros Trilogy borrows heavily from Eastern lore and legends.