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

Janos Gereben - April 3, 2018

Sparkling, folk-tinged melodies and lively ensemble dancing perk up the Czech sleeper.

Lisa Hirsch - April 2, 2018

The tenor is a perfect match for Tyshawn Sorey's song cycle about the experiences and aspirations of black men in America.

Jim Farber - April 2, 2018

Two legit greats team up for a powerhouse recital.

Janos Gereben - March 27, 2018

The 12-week intensive training program for the next generation of singers offers benefits to opera fans, too.

Jim Farber - March 20, 2018

A magical-realism novella becomes a worthy Stewart Copeland opera.

Joe Cadagin - March 20, 2018

Great singing and comic staging bring out the best in Bellini's 1831 tale of a sleepwalking innocent.

Jim Farber - March 13, 2018

Joffrey Ballet collaborates with L.A. Opera in John Neumeier's fanfic reimagining of the myth's central relationships.

Jim Farber - March 6, 2018

The L.A. Philharmonic's production of Andrew Norman's opera for children is a joy.

Ilana Walder-Biesanz - March 5, 2018

The Mozart of the Champs-Élysées proves a match for G&S in Pocket's witty, well-sung production.

Michael Zwiebach - February 27, 2018

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