Richard S. Ginell - November 21, 2023

Gabriela Lena Frank’s luminous and dreamlike work has its third staging in California.

Lisa Hirsch - November 20, 2023

Breathing Forests has its local premiere on a mixed program bookended by two Igor Stravinsky works.

Giacomo Fiore - November 20, 2023

A multimedia collaboration spearheaded by composer Mary Kouyoumdjian centers on the tragic life of Armenian American painter Arshile Gorky.

Janos Gereben - November 20, 2023

The Leonard Bernstein biopic is out in theaters this week and will arrive on Netflix next month.

Michael Zwiebach - November 15, 2023

The clarinetist has made a specialty of You Have the Right to Remain Silent, and it’s a powerhouse performance.

Jim Farber - November 15, 2023

Nina C. Young, Koh’s neighbor, composed Traces for her, and it’s the highlight of a concert conducted by Jeffrey Kahane.

Scott Cmiel - November 15, 2023

The standout group makes an impact with contemporary works, many of them transcribed by the ensemble.

Tamzin Elliott - November 15, 2023

The 90-year-old composer appears in likely his last tour, a collaboration with German video artist Lillevan.

David Bratman - November 14, 2023

Cellist Evan Kahn is the soloist on a higher plane for The Protecting Veil, while Stacy Garrop’s Inner Demons plumbs the depths.

Steven Winn - November 14, 2023

At Grace Cathedral, the 2022 Pulitzer Prize-winning work has its Bay Area premiere on a program that’s powerfully contemplative.