San Francisco

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

Victoria Looseleaf - October 9, 2023

The company’s foundation for supporting North Indian classical arts recently reached a major endowment milestone.

Jim Farber - October 3, 2023

The company’s shows are always a bit of a trek but so worth it.

Andrew Gilbert - October 3, 2023

The eclectic, vibrant, and joyous festival was a testament to outgoing Artistic Director Tim Jackson’s 33 years of leadership.

Jason Victor Serinus - October 2, 2023

On a new recording, the tenor demonstrates his superb vocal chops with just a bit too much restraint.

Lily O'Brien - October 2, 2023

The company is telling an all-American story in composer Carlisle Floyd’s setting of John Steinbeck’s classic novella.

Jim Farber - September 26, 2023

James Conlon’s strong, insightful direction of the singers and orchestra meets a less imaginative production.

Simon Cohen - September 26, 2023

The work, now at SF Opera, promises a deep dive into the complicated technologist, but does it weigh his character or just celebrate his legacy?

Victoria Looseleaf - September 26, 2023

America’s oldest dance company launches its centennial celebrations with a retrospective show at The Soraya.

Joe Cadagin - September 26, 2023

A new recording showcases the composer’s latest opera, a dark amalgamation of two literary works.

Victoria Looseleaf - September 26, 2023

The innovative company’s latest is the sci-fi Star Choir, about colonization and what it means to be human.