San Francisco

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

Lisa Houston - November 15, 2021

The acclaimed soprano talks with SFCV about her dream roles, balancing her performing and professorial duties, and making kindness count.

Janice Berman - November 9, 2021

The company is back, showcasing some older works and 2019’s Azoth.

Janice Berman - November 8, 2021

The venerable troupe celebrates 50 years of dance magic in its first-ever appearance in Berkeley.

Andrew Gilbert - November 8, 2021

Oaklander Glen Pearson is on the piano bench when the legendary big band hits the downbeat at Yoshi’s Nov. 15.

Emily Wilson - November 8, 2021

Monk continues her study of our engagement with the natural world in Indra’s Net, premiering Nov. 12–13. She tells SFCV about its long genesis.

Ken Iisaka - November 8, 2021

One of the greatest pianists of our time turned 80 this year and is still going strong.

Michael Zwiebach - November 2, 2021

The conductor was at the center of the major opera house revival of Handel’s operas, and he brings those 30 years of experience to the West Coast with Alcina.

Lou Fancher - November 2, 2021

The legendary saxophonist and composer talks about his brilliant career spent upending expectations. Iphigenia makes its West Coast premiere in February.

Tom Jacobs - November 2, 2021

For the major symphony and opera organizations, supplementing live performances with online offerings is the way of the future.

Richard S. Ginell - November 1, 2021

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s splendid performances under the baton of Yannick Nezét-Séguin are welcome additions to the Price revival.