Nico Muhly’s Stranger cued a concert theme that included music by Jessie Montgomery, Benjamin Britten, and Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Russell Thomas, Rachel Willis-Sørensen, and Igor Golovatenko make powerful impressions in a well-staged production.
In concert with Brooklyn Rider, Herrera brought to mind nueva canción matriarch Mercedes Sosa.
Composer Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol’s A Gentleman of Istanbul is based on a 17th-century travelogue.
Baritone Benjamin Appl and pianist James Baillieu put together a gripping ode to the mysteries and spiritual depths of the night.
In Falling Out of Time, the composer expounds on his familiar themes in a new way.
Shiroishi’s improvisatory skills are in full bloom in a concert with the unpredictable Wild Up.
Arturo Márquez’s violin concerto was the centerpiece of a concert conducted by the Tucson Symphony’s José Luis Gómez.
Toshi and Bernice Johnson Reagon’s operatic rendering of Octavia Butler’s novel is scarily on point but also musically winning.
The group’s season-ending concert was devoted to Handel’s Apollo and Daphne and Jean-Philippe Rameau’s Pygmalion.