Music News

Paul Kotapish - April 26, 2022

Fellow musicians and colleagues mourn the loss of the innovative guitar maker, sound engineer, and inventor.

Peter Feher - April 26, 2022

Organizers Jacaranda and the Wende Museum bring Ukrainian American musicians together to celebrate the artistic heritage of a country whose very existence is under threat.

Tom Jacobs - April 25, 2022

“Classical California” aims to build and sustain listenership with new audio streams and a dedicated YouTube channel.

Janos Gereben - April 24, 2022

Frederica von Stade and Jake Heggie headline an all-star slate of performers.

Janos Gereben - April 20, 2022

Three co-commissions, 20 premieres, and 70 full performances announced by the East Bay’s major arts presenter.

Peter Feher - April 19, 2022

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

Michael Zwiebach - April 19, 2022

Broadway dominates, but some of the world’s great classical quartets and jazz headliners are also visiting Costa Mesa next season.

Janos Gereben - April 19, 2022

The Morton Gould Young Composer Award-winner creates pandemic-inspired work for the ambitious amateur choral society.

Michael Zwiebach - April 12, 2022

The electronica-meets-classical presenter stretches out to a non-club venue.

Peter Feher - April 12, 2022

The new season will feature three works from LACO’s composer-in-residence program, as well as a piano concerto for Jeffery Kahane.