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

Jim Farber - December 13, 2021

Tony Kushner’s new screenplay is at the center of the adaptation.

Jeff Kaliss - December 9, 2021

The composer/librettist Gordon Getty sees the world premiere of his newest opera as a film by director Brian Staufenbiel.

Michael Zwiebach - December 7, 2021

A five-month search ends with the appointment of well-respected stage director Shawna Lucey.

Janos Gereben - December 7, 2021

John Keene comes to the company from Seattle Opera.

Janos Gereben - December 7, 2021

Shaina Taub’s music and lyrics put a jazzy, soulful spin on the Bard’s romantic comedy.

Janos Gereben - December 6, 2021

The company soldiers on in its first season without founder Donald Pippin.

Steven Winn - December 5, 2021

Naxos releases new recordings of Mieczysław Weinberg’s The Passenger and Kevin Puts’s Silent Night.

Janos Gereben - November 30, 2021

The approaching centennial is cause for celebration and speculation as the pandemic continues to stymie even the best-laid plans.

Jason Victor Serinus - November 29, 2021

The French-Cypriot soprano impresses with her formidable chops and utterly unique repertory.


Janos Gereben - November 28, 2021

Every musician seems to have a personal story about the songwriter, who died Friday at the age of 91.