Ravi Coltrane and his crack band bring the audience to its feet with sparkling renditions of music composed by his legendary parents.
After years of delays, Dudamel and the LA Phil give the composer’s masterpiece the radiant performance it deserves.
Violinist Vilde Frang matches Mäkelä’s controlled approach in a lyrical reading of Berg’s Violin Concerto.
Magnificent Bird juxtaposes simple moments of calm against the chaos of a culture in turmoil.
SF Ballet’s moving tribute featured beautifully matched excerpts from works choreographed by the departing artistic director.
The LA Phil’s mini-festival introduces good music without attempting to find a through-line.
The conductor is back for the first time since 2008, leading a piece that audiences at Davies Symphony Hall know well.
The octogenarian jazz pioneer reprises his powerful Distant Radio Transmission at Mills.
Adding a layer of mythology to the story offers poetic perspective but ultimately steals focus.
Handel’s complex 18th-century opera resonates with contemporary issues.