San Francisco

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

Jeff Rosenfeld - March 25, 2024

The great conductor, who died in February, left an unparalleled recording legacy that spans a huge range of music. Here’s where to begin.

Richard S. Ginell - March 19, 2024

The jazz-funk bassist has created a striking and entertaining work.

Lou Fancher - March 19, 2024

Presented by the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, the piece brings together older artists and choreographers to share stories.

Victoria Looseleaf - March 19, 2024

The revered company tours the West Coast this month and next, and every performance promises to be a major event.

Tom Jacobs - March 18, 2024

The 2025–2026 season, Conlon’s 20th with the company, will be his last in the role.

Andrew Gilbert - March 18, 2024

With a heroic sound and broad interests, the Oakland native is more than ready for the spotlight at SFJAZZ.

Janos Gereben - March 12, 2024

A local documentary about a Los Angeles instrument repair shop is the big musical win of the night.

Richard S. Ginell - March 12, 2024

The Gustavo Gimeno-led disc is in competition with the remastered release of a famous 1967 TSO recording under Seiji Ozawa.

Simon Cohen - March 12, 2024

The flutist and singer is mesmerizing as she presents her second album live at Cal Performances.

Andrew Gilbert - March 11, 2024

With what could have been a straightforward tribute concert, Younger and guests craft something original and transcendent.