Nicholas Jones - August 3, 2021

Francesco Cavalli’s bawdy critique of political corruption gets a fresh (live) take at the Bruns Amphitheater.


Richard S. Ginell - August 2, 2021

Good performances of early pieces by a composer who later forged his own distinctive language.

Nicholas Jones - July 27, 2021

Louise Farrenc’s Third Symphony is a revelation on a program that also happens to be Morgan’s conducting debut with the orchestra.

Michael Zwiebach - July 26, 2021

In a production that goes deep into the text, West Edge Opera’s singing actors shine.

Jason Victor Serinus - July 26, 2021

Valley of the Moon Music Festival features Dashon Burton in an enlightening recital.

Lisa Hirsch - July 26, 2021

Boston Lyric Opera and Long Beach Opera team up with eight composers to create the adventurous desert in.

Richard S. Ginell - July 26, 2021

Paintings were the inspiration for Thea Musgrave’s Trumpet Concerto and, of course, for a Mussorgsky/Ravel classic, at the Hollywood Bowl.


Michael Zwiebach - July 20, 2021

The company’s experiment with opera as graphic novel is streaming for the next year on Dallas Opera’s media site.

David Bratman - July 20, 2021

The chamber music festival is back to performing and at home in a new venue.

Scott Cmiel - July 20, 2021

William Kanengiser and the Alexander String Quartet play an inventively programmed concert for San Francisco Performances.