San Francisco

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

Janos Gereben - July 5, 2022

Look back on some of the composer’s great works from the past 40 years.

Richard S. Ginell - June 27, 2022

The adventurous Chicago ensemble records a set of new works that at times sound reassuringly traditional.

Jonathan Curiel - June 27, 2022

Chanel “Byb” Bibene brings his dance piece about sartorial reinvention to the SF International Arts Festival.

Peter Feher - June 21, 2022

Big premieres and interesting collaborations highlight a remarkably varied season.

Richard S. Ginell - June 21, 2022

A lot has changed since the company premiered the work in 2019, including a Pulitzer Prize for Anthony Davis’s score.

Andrew Gilbert - June 20, 2022

The pandemic accelerated a trend that had been brewing for some time: Many major players are now based on the West Coast.

Janos Gereben - June 16, 2022

Is there enough in this opera to warrant a revival?

Michael Zwiebach - June 14, 2022

It’s the first event in a new series of partnerships between the company and Bay Area stakeholders.

Peter Feher - June 14, 2022

You’ll be seeing some of these singers on the LAO stage soon.

Lisa Hirsch - June 13, 2022

Director Peter Sellars collaborates with Esa-Pekka Salonen on a production that tells the full story of Oedipus.