Reviews

Victoria Looseleaf - March 15, 2022

Choreographer John Neumeier stages Bach’s masterful oratorio with the dancers of the Hamburg Ballet.

Richard S. Ginell - March 13, 2022

Sidelined two years by the pandemic, the concert at Disney Hall was a triumph for music without boundaries.

Lisa Hirsch - March 8, 2022

Limmie Pulliam owns the title role in Livermore Valley Opera’s dramatic, well-cast production of Verdi’s challenging opera.

Janice Berman - March 8, 2022

The West Coast premiere of Nicolas Blanc’s Under the Trees’ Voices stands out among works first premiered digitally in 2021.

Nicholas Jones - March 7, 2022

The star soprano shares thoughts, feelings, and moving song interpretations.

Andrew Gilbert - March 7, 2022

The veteran saxophonist and his supple band play a deeply satisfying set at the enduring S.F. jazz supper club.

Richard S. Ginell - March 7, 2022

Andris Nelsons conducts Gewandhausorchester Lepzig and violinist Vadim Repin in a 90th-birthday tribute to the composer.

Michael Zwiebach - March 1, 2022

The chamber orchestra shares its passion with an enthusiastic audience in a concert with works by Clarice Assad, Viet Cuong, and Beethoven.

Janice Berman - March 1, 2022

SF Ballet’s production melds the classic story with terrific music, astonishing dancing, and splendid staging. Don’t miss it.

Richard S. Ginell - February 28, 2022

The composer’s latest disc explores 23 of Ben Schott’s humorous German neologisms via new works performed by six contemporary music ensembles.