Opera

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

Janos Gereben - January 17, 2017

Casting details and full season were announced today.

Janos Gereben - January 13, 2017

Festival Opera is planning the premiere of composer Wang Jie's opera based on characters from the Chinese zodiac. This weekend, it gets a workshop performance in New York City.

Janos Gereben - January 10, 2017

The new executive director brings a wealth of experience to the innovative opera company.

Janos Gereben - January 9, 2017

A new album of music from the innovative opera will allow listeners to create their own Hopscotch experience.

Janos Gereben - December 5, 2016

Fresh selections and stunning performances set a new benchmark for the renowned residency program.

Janos Gereben - November 29, 2016

The new collaboration with librettist Gene Scheer debuts in Houston this week and will greet the Bay Area holiday crowd in 2018.

Janos Gereben - November 29, 2016

The little company that could takes on another arc of the Ring Dec. 10–11.

Lou Fancher - November 24, 2016

The celebrated mezzo-soprano explores the peacemaking power of music with a new recording and touring theatrical program.

Janos Gereben - November 14, 2016

A diverse program highlights the many strengths of the celebrated ensemble.

Ilana Walder-Biesanz - November 7, 2016

Leslie Swackhamer’s revival of the Jun Kaneko production at S.F. Opera is as forcefully anti-imperialist as the opera will allow.