San Francisco

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

Katelyn Simone - April 9, 2024

Working with filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, Kline explores the eccentric inventor’s character and connections to the modern age.

Lou Fancher - April 2, 2024

For their collaboration, Jaffe has crafted a score that combines family history with a passion for experimentation.

Andrew Gilbert - April 2, 2024

Video game music has a sizable fan base, and the academy has taken notice.

Richard S. Ginell - April 1, 2024

The composer’s new piano concerto, written for Garrick Ohlsson, is all about bridging distances.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 1, 2024

As Flora, mezzo-soprano Sarah Saturnino, one of the company’s young artists, brings her background as an intimacy director to the production.

Emily Wilson - April 1, 2024

Mingwei is reconnecting with essential elements in Chaque souffle une danse, his new performance work on view this spring.

Jason Victor Serinus - March 26, 2024

Taken from 2023 concert performances in London led by conductor Simon Rattle, this recording has not a weak link.

Aimée Ts'ao - March 26, 2024

From Europe to San Francisco, Lopez Ochoa is making new work everywhere all at once.

Richard S. Ginell - March 25, 2024

The violinist is in his element on this disc, a thoughtful, charming program that covers some seven centuries of music.

Victoria Looseleaf - March 25, 2024

The contemporary-dance troupe returns to Irvine Barclay Theatre this week with a homegrown program.