Opera

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

Michael Zwiebach - June 14, 2022

It’s the first event in a new series of partnerships between the company and Bay Area stakeholders.

Peter Feher - June 14, 2022

You’ll be seeing some of these singers on the LAO stage soon.

Lisa Hirsch - June 13, 2022

Director Peter Sellars collaborates with Esa-Pekka Salonen on a production that tells the full story of Oedipus.

Tom Jacobs - June 11, 2022

At 63, the soprano has many irons in the fire, including un-retiring from the Metropolitan Opera to sing in a premiere.

Michael Zwiebach - June 7, 2022

A strong cast triumphed over a fumbling concept in the company’s new production.

Catherine Womack - June 7, 2022

The L.A. chamber group puts its fun, engaging spin on Mozart’s opera, crafting a performance that’s satire with a message.

Victoria Looseleaf - June 6, 2022

The former Merola Program participant is back to sing Dai Yu in Dream of the Red Chamber.

Janos Gereben - June 6, 2022

The ensemble premieres a semistaged opera inspired by the diary of a young Filipina immigrant to California.

Nicholas Jones - June 5, 2022

The intrepid Bay Area company doesn’t just do Handel, but this production was hard to resist.

Janos Gereben - June 1, 2022

Tenor Kyle van Schoonhoven, whom Bay Area operagoers will remember from his Adler Fellow days, took first place.