Annelies Zijderveld - January 26, 2024

The Oscar-nominated documentary of Jon Batiste’s epic compositional journey also includes intimate moments with his wife as she battles cancer.

David Bratman - January 26, 2024

Working without their late first violinist, these three musicians are bringing in collaborators to great success.

Jim Farber - January 23, 2024

Spectacularly cast and flawlessly performed, the show is bound to leave any Wagnerite at Disney Hall begging for another Ring installment.

Lisa Hirsch - January 22, 2024

Stepping in for Michael Tilson Thomas, the Ukrainian-Finnish conductor is the perfect partner for a program with pianist Seong-Jin Cho.

Andrew Gilbert - January 22, 2024

In a rare solo set at SFJAZZ, Lage strips his signature style down to the essentials.

Jim Farber - January 21, 2024

The pianist, who’s known for her advocacy of underrepresented composers, gives commanding performances of modern classics as well.

Jeff Kaliss - January 21, 2024

Clarinetist Kinan Azmeh, percussionist Haruka Fujii, and cellist Karen Ouzounian come together in music from their respective cultures.

Richard S. Ginell - January 16, 2024

Which came first, the Scherzo or the Andante?

Rebecca Wishnia - January 15, 2024

But draw your own conclusions about the ending of Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony, the other piece on the program.

Lisa Hirsch - January 9, 2024

The pianist’s recital showcases her wide range of interests and long-standing connections to contemporary composers.