Reviews

Lisa Hirsch - November 15, 2022

Gautier Capuçon is the stellar soloist for this latest foray into concert music by the longtime film composer.

Nicholas Jones - November 15, 2022

The early-music legend brings virtuoso repertoire and another consort of collaborators to Berkeley.

Richard S. Ginell - November 15, 2022

For the CD’s rerelease, the violinist has jettisoned one particularly troublesome piece and also recorded a new one by Florence Price.

Simon Cohen - November 13, 2022

A recital of technical showpieces for SF Performances reveals the pianist’s precision and expressivity.

Andrew Gilbert - November 8, 2022

The Berkeley jazz pianist introduces her new quintet in a beguiling evening at SFJAZZ.

Steve Osborn - November 7, 2022

Bella Hristova is an exceptional soloist in this work that combines jazz and orchestral traditions.

Richard S. Ginell - November 7, 2022

The orchestra and conductor Lahav Shani are touring with a program that pairs two Jewish composers, Gustav Mahler and Paul Ben-Haim.

Steven Winn - November 7, 2022

The Uzbek pianist brings out the humor, color, and contrasts in Sergei Prokofiev’s fiendishly difficult Second Concerto.

Chrysanthe Tan - November 1, 2022

Strong, cohesive musicianship carries a wide-ranging concert.

Richard S. Ginell - October 31, 2022

Now in his 80s, the composer has made a late-career breakthrough with these two works for orchestra.