Reviews

Janos Gereben - December 5, 2023

The young professionals in the program take swings at big roles, with consistently exciting results.

Lisa Hirsch - December 5, 2023

Errollyn Wallen’s new opera, given its American premiere by Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, extends Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.

Andrew Gilbert - December 4, 2023

The veteran player continues to tap into the unique variety that the Bay Area jazz scene has to offer.

Jim Farber - November 28, 2023

Derrick Wang’s funny, sharply observed one-act pairs well with Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial by Jury.

David Bratman - November 28, 2023

This tour of Latin American folk styles makes an impression, along with a cool reading of Brahms’s Second Symphony.

Richard S. Ginell - November 28, 2023

The Soviet composer’s conflicted legacy reaches astonishing highs and lows in this concluding CD set from the orchestra and Andris Nelsons.

Lev Mamuya - November 21, 2023

In a live screening, Wu Tsang’s project benefits from a score by Caroline Shaw, Andrew Yee, and Asma Maroof.

Rebecca Wishnia - November 21, 2023

The everyday magic of Tokyo inspired Stone’s new multimedia work Re:gendo.

Steven Winn - November 21, 2023

A captivating take on Jean-Philippe Rameau’s Suite in A Minor opens the pianist’s recital and is the key to appreciating the entire program.

Nicholas Jones - November 21, 2023

Artistic Director Harry Bicket leads a starry cast in a performance that would have any Baroque operagoer clamoring for more.