Reviews

Victoria Looseleaf - September 20, 2021

The company returns to live performance with a new production of Verdi’s flawed masterpiece.

Richard S. Ginell - September 19, 2021

The pianist takes unpredictable but always absorbing creative risks on his new album.

Catherine Womack - September 14, 2021

The bass-baritone created a spiritual space without dogma in a Monday Evening Concerts performance.

Josef Woodard - September 14, 2021

The West Coast premiere of Anthony Davis’s Restless Mourning highlights a chamber concert of memorial pieces.

Janos Gereben - September 13, 2021

Rachel Willis-Sørensen and Jamie Barton thrill in a festive evening that transcended a few challenges.

Jason Victor Serinus - September 13, 2021

The tenor and pianist are in perfect synch in this savvy, well-recorded collection of songs expressing joy and sorrow.

Richard S. Ginell - September 13, 2021

A new disc featuring commissions for the Paul Whiteman Orchestra reveals the charms of a once-popular composer who deserves wider recognition.

Richard S. Ginell - September 7, 2021

The Czech National Symphony Orchestra renders three Mendoza compositions with soprano Julia Bullock and saxophonist Joshua Redman joining in.

Catherine Womack - August 31, 2021

The new chamber opera melds diverse strands of music, dance, and poetry to explore timeless themes of living in challenging times.

Richard S. Ginell - August 30, 2021

He and the LA Phil also revisit his debut with the orchestra via an electrifying Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5.