San Francisco

SFCV’s writers report on topics relevant to the San Francisco area.

Nicholas Jones - November 21, 2023

Artistic Director Harry Bicket leads a starry cast in a performance that would have any Baroque operagoer clamoring for more.

Jason Victor Serinus - November 21, 2023

The company’s new production is a delight and very well cast.

Richard S. Ginell - November 21, 2023

Gabriela Lena Frank’s luminous and dreamlike work has its third staging in California.

Janos Gereben - November 20, 2023

The Leonard Bernstein biopic is out in theaters this week and will arrive on Netflix next month.

Iris Kwok - November 14, 2023

Ahead of his return to SF Opera, the former Adler Fellow and now international star chats about gaining confidence and singing from the heart.

Victoria Looseleaf - November 14, 2023

The composer/pianist’s third commission for the Los Angeles Master Chorale isn’t the only project he’s been working on.

Tom Jacobs - November 14, 2023

Meet a boutique organization that specializes in the full-throated choral music of opera.

Andrew Gilbert - November 14, 2023

The Brazilian singer who has long been based in the Bay Area reunites with some of her musical compatriots.

Lisa Hirsch - November 7, 2023

Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels’s work is bold and beautiful and couldn’t be timelier.

Lou Fancher - November 6, 2023

Into the Dark features a diverse ensemble of blind and sighted performers and will have audiences using their senses in a different way.