Reviews

Steven Winn - May 9, 2021

Only a few could witness it live, but the orchestra’s return to Davies was a vibrant reminder of what we’ve been missing.

Ben Kutner - May 8, 2021

Angèle Dubeau’s Immersion highlights the violin’s modern side.

Richard S. Ginell - May 8, 2021

Pianist Karl Larson, a frequent collaborator with the composer, makes the most of these languid, idiosyncratic sketches.

 

Richard S. Ginell - May 1, 2021

Rarely performed in the U.S., this music from Ralph Vaughan Williams and William Walton deserves a wider audience.

Jason Victor Serinus - April 27, 2021

DiDonato’s unique take on Schubert’s song cycle infuses the music with rare passion and intensity.

Nicholas Jones - April 26, 2021

Outdoors and socially distanced, the company’s new production foretells a return to fully live opera, despite the burden of electronic mediation.

Richard S. Ginell - April 26, 2021

Pacific Opera Project revisits Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti with a delightful small-scale production in front of a live audience.

Richard S. Ginell - April 25, 2021

A new disc from pianist Şahan Arzruni provides a taste of the composer’s easily assimilated, Armenian-flavored piano music.

Jason Victor Serinus - April 20, 2021

The Bulgarian soprano’s lovely voice is the best thing about this grab-bag assortment that ranges from Baroque laments to ABBA.

Richard S. Ginell - April 19, 2021

Percussion virtuoso Colin Currie collaborates with the BBC Philharmonic on two showcase works that range from playful to somber.