San Francisco

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

Janos Gereben - March 5, 2021

Enthusiasts can immerse themselves in SFO’s acclaimed production of Wagner’s cycle beginning March 5.

Jason Victor Serinus - March 2, 2021

As Nicholas McGegan and Celine Ricci report, historical performance practice is not about embracing austerity, but rather its opposite.

Michael Zwiebach - March 1, 2021

The stellar madrigal interpreters are out with a recording of Monteverdi’s passionate Third Book.

Janice Berman - March 1, 2021

Three masterful dance commissions for New York City Center get an online reprise for Black History Month through March 5.

Emily Wilson - March 1, 2021

Sarah Crowell and Adia Tamar Whitaker co-curate a dance festival contemplating “a radically imagined Black future.”

Steven Winn - March 1, 2021

The violinist is a superb ambassador for the City of Lights in this exuberant outing with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France.

Richard S. Ginell - March 1, 2021

Recorded during the pandemic, Saudade showcases recent compositions from a creative voice that deserves a broader audience.

Michael Zwiebach - February 23, 2021

With texts by Margaret Atwood, Songs for Murdered Sisters reflects on a real-world tragedy.

Paul Kotapish - February 23, 2021

More three-song mini concerts from the popular, user-friendly company plus plans to fete Donald Pippin with Offenbachenalia!

Peter Feher - February 23, 2021

The innovative director will lead L.A.’s foremost contemporary opera company.