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

Jason Victor Serinus - February 22, 2022

Soprano Laetitia Grimaldi interprets a couple standard songs and many lesser-known gems.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 21, 2022

The bass-baritone reprises his role in a radical retelling of Fidelio, but he’s expanding his part offstage, too.

Bill Doggett - February 15, 2022

The remarkable documentary brings viewers intimately close to the fabled singer.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 13, 2022

A host of creative talents join forces for a radically reimagined opera based on the ancient Greek myth.

Jason Victor Serinus - February 12, 2022

A new, historically informed recording of Debussy’s opera mines the score for gold.

Janos Gereben - February 7, 2022

The debut recital series showcasing opera’s rising stars is back from its pandemic hiatus.

Steven Winn - February 7, 2022

The peerless bass-baritone and pianist Julius Drake are superb in a recital featuring a new song cycle by Mark-Anthony Turnage.

Jeremy Reynolds - February 6, 2022

A new generation of visionary directors stands tradition on its head to find relevant ways to present opera.


Tom Jacobs - February 6, 2022

Lots of firsts for the company as Lina González-Granados takes up the baton, the banjo makes an appearance, and an opera for babies debuts.

Janos Gereben - January 31, 2022

The company's first in-person show since the pandemic features scenes from all 14 Gilbert & Sullivan operas.