Media

Sometimes artists make their most daring leaps using recorded media. Our expert staff collects and selects the most interesting recordings, books, movies, and videos to review here, helping you keep track of the music scene from the comfort of your home.

Richard S. Ginell - May 9, 2022

The composer/pianist/singer teams up with electronic musician Sam Pluta to explore the intersection of music and text.

Tom Jacobs - May 3, 2022

The multitalented musician is still one of the bestselling classical recording artists. Here are some of the most exciting moments from a long media trail.

Tamzin Elliott - May 2, 2022

Magnificent Bird juxtaposes simple moments of calm against the chaos of a culture in turmoil.

Peter Feher - April 19, 2022

The conductor’s criticism of the Maduro government in 2017 shifted the direction of the film in productive ways.

Jason Victor Serinus - April 17, 2022

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

Richard S. Ginell - April 11, 2022

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

Jason Victor Serinus - April 4, 2022

The coloratura soprano showcases her spectacular technique in her second studio album.

Richard S. Ginell - April 4, 2022

A new recording by Gidon Kremer illuminates Weinberg’s debt to Shostakovich.

Richard S. Ginell - March 28, 2022

Our selection of outstanding gems from the composer’s endlessly evolving career.

Jason Victor Serinus - March 15, 2022

Pergolesi’s heart-rending tunes stand the test of time on this lovely recording.