San Francisco

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

Richard S. Ginell - February 13, 2023

The Chilean tenor saxophonist leads a pair of pleasantly experimental sets on a stage reconfigured for the occasion.

Andrew Gilbert - February 13, 2023

The veteran guitarist takes a musical step back in time with his four-night run at Keys Jazz Bistro.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 13, 2023

Cast and crew are gearing up for the world premiere of Kate Soper’s The Romance of the Rose, inspired by a 13th-century poem.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 7, 2023

In a new production, Mozart’s masterpiece shines with an exemplary cast.

Janice Berman - February 7, 2023

The company demonstrates its skill in a rousing assortment of works, by turns surprising, brilliant, and troubled.

Lisa Hirsch - February 6, 2023

Opera Parallèle’s immersive production puts audiences in the midst of a harrowing score and story.

Richard S. Ginell - February 6, 2023

The Catalan composer has a champion in pianist Stephen Hough, who has just recorded a collection of Mompou’s miniatures.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 6, 2023

SFCV chats with the award-winning, boundary-breaking dance artist, whose company, A.I.M, comes to California this month.

Jason Victor Serinus - February 3, 2023

Some of the soprano’s greatest roles are preserved in this two-CD set from the Metropolitan Opera.

Molly Colin - January 31, 2023

The company is transforming Z Space into a snowy mountain landscape that will drop audiences directly into Joby Talbot and Gene Scheer’s story.