San Francisco

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

Tamzin Elliott - May 2, 2022

Magnificent Bird juxtaposes simple moments of calm against the chaos of a culture in turmoil.

Janice Berman - April 26, 2022

SF Ballet’s moving tribute featured beautifully matched excerpts from works choreographed by the departing artistic director.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 25, 2022

The Met’s “most daring diva” talks with SFCV about her storied career, performing with her husband, and the enduring allure of My Fair Lady.

Jonathan Curiel - April 25, 2022

The octogenarian jazz pioneer reprises his powerful Distant Radio Transmission at Mills.

 

Tamzin Elliott - April 25, 2022

Adding a layer of mythology to the story offers poetic perspective but ultimately steals focus.

Janos Gereben - April 24, 2022

Frederica von Stade and Jake Heggie headline an all-star slate of performers.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 24, 2022

The SF Ballet’s principal ballerina and others talk openly about their own battles in a high-stress, physically demanding profession.

Steven Winn - April 23, 2022

Handel’s complex 18th-century opera resonates with contemporary issues.

Peter Feher - April 19, 2022

The conductor’s criticism of the Maduro government in 2017 shifted the direction of the film in productive ways.

Lily O'Brien - April 18, 2022

Artist Ranu Mukherjee and choreographer Hope Mohr talk about their in-depth collaboration.