Richard S. Ginell - March 28, 2023

The newly minted Grammy Award winner delivers a remarkably polished set at The Soraya.

Josef Woodard - March 28, 2023

The premiere of Esmail’s work about water and the environment makes a powerful impression alongside Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem.

Victoria Looseleaf - March 28, 2023

With James Conlon conducting a sensitive account of the score, and a fine cast to boot, there is no mystery to the success of this production.

David Bratman - March 28, 2023

The orchestra and director Donato Cabrera brilliantly interpret pieces that would have been intimately familiar to the composer.

Richard S. Ginell - March 28, 2023

The U.S. premiere of Felipe Lara’s Double Concerto has the two players merging avant-garde sensibilities, with Susanna Mälkki conducting.

Lisa Hirsch - March 27, 2023

Allen Shearer and Claudia Stevens’s operatic take on The Tempest succeeds most in musical moments that depart entirely from the original.

Jason Victor Serinus - March 27, 2023

Though the competition is formidable, Willis-Sørensen stands up to the greatest sopranos who have interpreted this song cycle.

Richard S. Ginell - March 21, 2023

The great trumpeter and his E-Collective group finally play a concert that was scheduled for three years ago.

Lisa Hirsch - March 21, 2023

The ensemble’s Cal Performances appearance brought a unique intensity to Kaija Saariaho’s Terra Memoria and Schubert’s final quartet.

David Bratman - March 21, 2023

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu plays Grieg’s concerto in a program emphasizing folk styles of different ethnicities.