San Francisco

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

Janos Gereben - December 5, 2022

San Francisco Opera’s young singers show their stuff in a performance that goes far beyond standard fare.

Lisa Hirsch - December 5, 2022

The company has put an array of historical material online, from rare recordings to revealing interviews to century-old photos.

Janos Gereben - November 28, 2022

San Francisco Ballet’s enchanting production has introduced countless young children to the performing arts.

Richard S. Ginell - November 28, 2022

The Iranian American composer tries out a range of styles and effects in the pieces on this album.

Andrew Gilbert - November 28, 2022

The expert singer who helped build up the Austin music scene before relocating to the Bay Area returns with her first album in 17 years.

Janos Gereben - November 22, 2022

In the last week, the 2023 nominees were announced, and the 2022 Latin Grammys were awarded.

Jim Farber - November 21, 2022

Great singing can’t rescue this drab revival.

Andrew Gilbert - November 21, 2022

Vocalist Kenny Washington settles into a four-night run at the Bay Area’s newest jazz venue.

Richard S. Ginell - November 21, 2022

It’s the standout work on a passionate CD recorded with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Nicholas Jones - November 20, 2022

Sign of the times? Matthew Ozawa’s directorial vision emphasizes darkness over grace and resilience.