Michael Zwiebach - May 5, 2009
On Mother’s Day, as on most holidays, concertgoing opportunities will be limited, as presenters fear loss of their audience to other activities, such as the
Judith Linsenberg
Jeff Dunn - April 28, 2009
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg

The pleasures and horrors of night follow upon one another when the New Century Chamber Orchestra opens its program with Mozart’s

David Bratman - April 28, 2009
Marimbist Lisa Pegher

“Made in the U.S.A.” is the title of Mission Chamber Orchestra’s concert of American music of a decidedly romantic and audience-friendly be

Georgia Rowe - April 28, 2009
Robert Geary
Volti’s motto is “Singing without a net,” and the San Francisco–based vocal ensemble, led by Music Director Robert Geary, does indeed stay on the fore
Olivia Stapp - April 27, 2009
Speaking to the famed mezzo-soprano “Flicka” — the endearing sobriquet for Frederica von Stade — I’m immediately infused with the warmth of her intrinsic humanity. She belies the usual caricature of the solipsistic prima donna: the only one for whom the entire world exists.
Jason Victor Serinus - April 21, 2009
Covered Wagon

Faster than a buckin’ bronco, the venerable Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) and mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe are hitching a ride

Georgia Rowe - April 21, 2009
Alasdair Neale
Orchestral concerts often include a single Aaron Copland work as a nod to American music, but this month’s Marin Symphony program gives the gre
Michael Zwiebach - April 21, 2009
Frederick Rzewski

Frederic Rzewski is still playing his 1975 masterwork, The People United Will Never Be Defeated, 36 variations on a Chilean song associat

Michael Zwiebach - April 21, 2009
New chamber groups spring up all the time, usually without fanfare. But the new Eidolon String Quartet deserves attention because its founder is Franklyn D’Antonio, concertmaster of the Berkeley Symphony, and former member of the Chicago Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Jesse Hamlin - April 20, 2009
David Ramadanoff
David Ramadanoff first encountered Carl Orff’s irresistible Carmina Burana as a student at Temple University in the late 1960s, sing