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 - August 23, 2021

Gil Rose and company bracket Medea with an old favorite and a revealing Hand of Bridge.

Jason Victor Serinus - August 16, 2021

But despite the star soprano, the recording has weaknesses.

Emily Wilson - August 16, 2021

An introduction to some of the very best from the brilliant cellist’s prolific recording career.

Richard S. Ginell - August 2, 2021

Good performances of early pieces by a composer who later forged his own distinctive language.

Richard S. Ginell - July 19, 2021

He’s one of the giants of the jazz world, but he’s never settled for just one genre. SFCV has your guide to the pianist/composer’s staggering output.

Richard S. Ginell - July 19, 2021

The group’s latest album captures some of the trends in new music now.

Richard S. Ginell - July 12, 2021

The full cycle recording project nears completion with this release of early and late works.

Richard S. Ginell - July 7, 2021

The latest of the composer’s recordings features his earliest “Aeolian sound world” piece.

Jason Victor Serinus - July 6, 2021

The violinist’s solo album mixes musics expertly to explore personal and political themes.

Nicholas Jones - July 6, 2021

The brilliant Baroque violinist died in June, leaving an impressive legacy. Here’s our guide to some of her best work.