San Francisco

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

Andrew Gilbert - February 20, 2018

Jazz in the Neighborhood presented three adventurous and diverse California Jazz Conservatory bandleaders.

Rebecca Wishnia - February 19, 2018

Lemon Bucket Orkestra’s “Guerilla Folk Opera” isn’t a passive experience.

Janos Gereben - February 19, 2018

Exquisite singing, music, and staging coalesce to fulfill Beethoven’s vision of liberation and triumph.

Steven Winn - February 17, 2018

An intriguing concept and strong performances lift short operas by Jake Heggie and Leonard Bernstein above an overly fussy production.

Janice Berman - February 15, 2018

(Almost) everything is beautiful at the ballet.

Lisa Hirsch - February 13, 2018

Choreographer KT Nelson and composer Joby Talbot collaborate in a transcendent work inspired by the Compostela pilgrimage route.

Andrew Gilbert - February 10, 2018

The jazz vocalist reveals depth and velvety beauty in her Cal Performances appearance.

Lou Fancher - February 10, 2018

Intense and dramatic, Festival works tell stories from our current moment.

Lou Fancher - February 8, 2018

The innovative dance company embraces taking risks and building opportunities for street musicians and foster youth.

Janos Gereben - February 6, 2018

Lamplighters light up the stage with Gilbert & Sullivan’s sly Gondoliers.