San Francisco

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

Janice Berman - September 28, 2021

Ten years in the making, a new film about the legendary choreographer reveals his exquisite gift as a teacher. It’s in limited release this coming weekend.

Jason Victor Serinus - September 27, 2021

Sony releases a deluxe box set replete with every RCA Victor recording, plus rarities, previously unreleased recordings, and a lavishly illustrated coffee-table book.

Janos Gereben - September 27, 2021

Del Sol Quartet and Volti perform Huang Ruo’s new work inspired by Chinese poetry carved on the walls of the incarceration facility.

Richard S. Ginell - September 27, 2021

The jazz pianist and his touring band sound better than ever, and bassist esperanza spalding provides a perfect opening set.


Richard S. Ginell - September 27, 2021

The renowned violinist’s Alone Together gives voice to 39 composers wrangling with the heartbreaking challenges of the past 18 months.

Andrew Gilbert - September 20, 2021

Local radio stations and archives are scrambling to preserve the Bay Area’s rich legacy of broadcast music and interviews with jazz legends.

Victoria Looseleaf - September 20, 2021

The company opens its season with a new production of Verdi’s flawed masterpiece.

Jeff Kaliss - September 20, 2021

The go-to jazz drummer talks about learning from the “Magnificent Seven” and her spate of upcoming local gigs.

Victoria Looseleaf - September 20, 2021

The dynamic dancer, choreographer, and entrepreneur talks about the Leela Dance Collective, Bollywood, and the upcoming ReSound festival.

Annelies Zijderveld - September 19, 2021

The baritone and Merola alum who plays Salieri for Opera San José is reaping rewards for his hard work.