San Francisco

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

Allan Kozinn - April 28, 2018

Du Yun's Pulitzer Prize-winning opera breaks new ground, as does composer Andy Akiho and the duo Subtle Degrees.

Janice Berman - April 28, 2018

There are several standouts in this latest round of premieres for SFB.

Andrew Gilbert - April 24, 2018

The esteemed local saxophonist honors the jazz legend with inspired interpretations of lesser-known gems from his 1964 recording.

Janos Gereben - April 24, 2018

As Ring fever heats up, S.F. Opera reaches out with surprising and fun new ancillary programs.

Tysen Dauer - April 24, 2018

Composer Héctor Armienta's new opera, based on the famous novel by Rudolfo Anaya, is an ambitious work that needs to spread its wings.

Andrew Gilbert - April 23, 2018

The pioneering combo celebrates 40 years in the vanguard by doing what it's always done best.

Jessica Balik - April 23, 2018

Edgy, polygenre music underscores Lamar's idiosyncratic philosophy in a 10-song cycle.

Lisa Hirsch - April 23, 2018

The Baroque masterpiece comes to life at Zellerbach, with an unfamiliar ending.

Janice Berman - April 23, 2018

After only half the festival, Helgi Tomasson's company is already well-stocked with new pieces.

Andrew Gilbert - April 22, 2018

The Beninese jazz guitarist and his transnational cohort feed off each other at Yoshi's.