The Iranian American composer tries out a range of styles and effects in the pieces on this album.
New-music group Volti delivered an energizing concert, the singers wearing their virtuosity lightly.
Great singing can’t rescue this drab revival.
Vocalist Kenny Washington settles into a four-night run at the Bay Area’s newest jazz venue.
It’s the standout work on a passionate CD recorded with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Sign of the times? Matthew Ozawa’s directorial vision emphasizes darkness over grace and resilience.
Pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque premiere a psychedelic new work at Disney Hall, in collaboration with soprano Barbara Hannigan.
Meta4 makes its West Coast debut with a fascinating concert of works inspired by the far north.
The LA Phil’s recent string of festival programming falls short on the classical side but succeeds at its most contemporary.
Soprano Pretty Yende leads a winning cast that brings this beautiful new production to life.