Opera

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

Tom Jacobs - June 13, 2021

LA Opera adds Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex to its popular online offerings.

Steven Winn - June 7, 2021

This freshly imagined production packs an emotional wallop that transcends the limits of the small screen.

Paul Kotapish - June 2, 2021

Mission Opera goes live with Offenbach’s rarely performed Le 66 starting June 5.

 

Jason Victor Serinus - June 2, 2021

The powerful mezzo explores many dark facets of the Nero legend in Tiranno.

Annelies Zijderveld - June 2, 2021

Our guide to some of the beloved soprano’s greatest performances.

Victoria Looseleaf - June 1, 2021

LA Opera’s artist-in-residence takes the stage in Oedipus Rex on June 6. He talks with SFCV about opera’s new landscape and how he’s supporting the next generation of singers.

Paul Kotapish - May 25, 2021

See a work-in-progress performance of Centuries in the Hours on May 27.

Richard S. Ginell - May 25, 2021

Philip Glass’s hypnotic Les Enfants Terribles gets the full James Darrah treatment on top of a parking garage.

Steven Winn - May 17, 2021

The company’s annual Snapshot Festival provided a look at works in development, and also a preview of what the summer festival at the Bruns Amphitheater will be like.

Janos Gereben - May 17, 2021

Notes on what will and what might happen on opera stages here and around the country.