Lisa Hirsch - November 7, 2023

Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels’s work is bold and beautiful and couldn’t be timelier.

Jim Farber - November 7, 2023

The collaborative work involves L.A.’s recent poet laureate, composer Sarah Hennies, and a women’s whistling group.

Nicholas Jones - November 7, 2023

The countertenor with the clarion voice bestrides two J.S. Bach cantatas, but three youthful violin soloists steal the show.

David Bratman - November 7, 2023

The players give strong performances of Adolphe’s piece and the Romantic music filling out the concert.

Steven Winn - November 7, 2023

With a premiere by Nicolás Lell Benavides and an appearance by mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor, the show touches a lot of bases.

Rebecca Wishnia - November 6, 2023

Conductor Ludovic Morlot leads a program that also includes new art to accompany Mussorgsky/Ravel’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

Richard S. Ginell - November 5, 2023

The conductor-composer’s Tiu celebrates the 20th anniversary of Disney Hall in a concert that also features violinist Pekka Kuusisto.

Lisa Hirsch - October 31, 2023

Opera Parallèle’s latest commission for students of all ages is a worthy work in its own right.

Nicholas Jones - October 31, 2023

Heinrich Schütz’s Musikalische Exequien, dubbed Music to Accompany a Departure in this production, is radically reconfigured.

Jim Farber - October 31, 2023

LA Opera presents the 1935 film with live orchestral accompaniment at a vintage movie palace.