San Francisco

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

Jason Victor Serinus - April 17, 2022

The San Francisco favorite tackles some thrilling tenor repertoire on his debut album.

Catherine Womack - April 17, 2022

Baritone Nathan Gunn is the star of this new one-man work presented by LA Opera.

Andrew Gilbert - April 17, 2022

One of the latest big players to move out West, drummer Gerald Cleaver, has Wolff composing for sextet again.

Steven Winn - April 12, 2022

The East Bay company stages its annual showcase of excerpts from operas in progress.

Annelies Zijderveld - April 11, 2022

Steven Spielberg isn’t the only one who wants to offer contemporary ideas through the famous American musical.

Lou Fancher - April 11, 2022

The LA Phil and Deaf West Theatre reimagine Beethoven’s only opera as a feast for the eyes as well as the ears.

Lisa Houston - April 11, 2022

The ascending countertenor talks with SFCV about his star turn on The Voice, his upcoming date with Opera Parallèle, and about being an “everyday singer.”

Richard S. Ginell - April 11, 2022

Kati Agócs’s title track is the highlight of this recording of new music for the piano trio.

Janice Berman - April 9, 2022

Helgi Tomasson’s Prism is a fitting highlight to celebrate the artistic director’s spectacular career.

Tom Jacobs - April 6, 2022

Staff members who went public with their resignations last month don’t agree with the report’s findings.