San Francisco

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

Jeff Kaliss - August 1, 2023

The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol brings the legendary sax player, composer, and educator to Geoffrey’s Inner Circle in Oakland.

Janos Gereben - July 31, 2023

Celia Fushille will step down from the position next year, to be succeeded by company veteran Amy Seiwert.

Janos Gereben - July 31, 2023

The company’s reimagined Il Ducato keeps the comedy while changing the setting.

Rebecca Wishnia - July 31, 2023

West Edge Opera makes great music of two early 20th-century masterpieces.

Andrew Gilbert - July 31, 2023

The Uruguayan singer-songwriter, who won a milestone Academy Award in 2005, is back on tour in California.

Janos Gereben - July 25, 2023

There’s no shortage of support for up-and-coming musicians in the Bay Area, be they tomorrow’s opera stars or future concert pianists.

Steven Winn - July 25, 2023

Karina Gutiérrez’s production of Cruzar la Cara de la Luna for West Edge Opera stays true to the work’s timeless, entrancing story.

Jim Farber - July 25, 2023

The Hollywood Bowl hosts a production of the complete ballet on a night that also offers Mexican music.

Emily Wilson - July 25, 2023

A highlight of the company’s 2023 festival will be a demanding production that pairs Erwartung and The Nightingale.

Andrew Gilbert - July 25, 2023

It’s harder than ever to make a living as an independent performing artist. These grassroots organizations are trying to make a difference.