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

Claudia Campazzo - September 25, 2020

SFCV carries on with its mission through the pandemic and into the new season.

Janos Gereben - September 22, 2020

A renegotiated agreement sidesteps furloughs by dramatically reducing current compensation.

Paul Kotapish - September 22, 2020

The activist pianist commemorates National Voter Registration Day with a new video of a song from Leonard Bernstein’s 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Janos Gereben - September 21, 2020

The baritone alumnus and his wife present “I Left My Aria in San Francisco.”

SFCV Staff - September 19, 2020

Join writer Andrew Gilbert in a live, interactive Zoom interview with tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain.

Steven Winn - September 19, 2020

Missy Mazzoli’s neo-Gothic opera evokes themes of the American dream on the harsh prairie frontier.

Jason Victor Serinus - September 14, 2020

Soprano Susan Narucki astounds as Sarah Winchester in Lei Liang’s very American chamber opera.

Michael Zwiebach - September 9, 2020

West Edge Opera comes up with another program to foster new works, creativity, and inclusion during our season of discontent.

Jason Victor Serinus - September 1, 2020

The tenor goes small-scale and intimate on Selige Stunde.

Emily Wilson - August 31, 2020

The composer talks about learning her craft and building a Black presence in opera.