San Francisco

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

Victoria Looseleaf - October 19, 2021

LAO takes on the challenges of Wagner’s big Romantic opera.

Lou Fancher - October 19, 2021

The renowned drummer and body-music artist performs with Free Dive at the SF International Arts Festival Oct. 24.


Janos Gereben - October 18, 2021

SF Opera’s new conductor is getting standing ovations on both sides of the proscenium.

Steven Winn - October 18, 2021

A superb cast and dramatic staging give Beethoven’s opera 21st-century relevance.

Lou Fancher - October 17, 2021

ODC presents the world premiere of These Are the Ones We Fell Among.

Janice Berman - October 16, 2021

At San Francisco Dance Film Festival, one film updates a classic and two more are about legacy and community, sorrow and transcendence.

Janice Berman - October 12, 2021

This year’s Ethnic Dance Festival steps off the stage and into celluloid, with thrilling results.

Tom Jacobs - October 12, 2021

The superstar soprano will both perform and lead discussions on music and health.

Lou Fancher - October 11, 2021

Running Oct. 22–23 at Z Space, “re:surge” features new works from Marc Brew, Sonsherée Giles, and Neve Mazique Bianco.


Janos Gereben - October 11, 2021

The season offers productions of three contemporary operas that underscore OP’s commitment to bringing relevant stories to the stage.