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

Michael Zwiebach - May 11, 2021

The new works festival will be outdoors at the Bruns Amphitheater.

Janos Gereben - May 4, 2021

The highly anticipated public performances are slated for July 3 and 31.

Michael Zwiebach - April 27, 2021

The general director’s vision has resulted in a remarkable series of video productions that have shown the company in a whole new light.

Paul Kotapish - April 27, 2021

The Race is a commissioned opera filmed outdoors in the Central Valley with a cast of young artists. Available for screening through May 9.

Jason Victor Serinus - April 27, 2021

DiDonato’s unique take on Schubert’s song cycle infuses the music with rare passion and intensity.

Nicholas Jones - April 26, 2021

Outdoors and socially distanced, the company’s new production foretells a return to fully live opera, despite the burden of electronic mediation.

Richard S. Ginell - April 26, 2021

Pacific Opera Project revisits Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti with a delightful small-scale production in front of a live audience.

Peter Feher - April 20, 2021

The LA Phil’s music and artistic director will not change his L.A. schedule as he takes up his second top position.

Jason Victor Serinus - April 20, 2021

The Bulgarian soprano’s lovely voice is the best thing about this grab-bag assortment that ranges from Baroque laments to ABBA.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 19, 2021

In town to conduct SFO’s groundbreaking Barber of Seville, the rising star talks about his journey from church choir to conductor’s podium.