Reviews

Ken Iisaka - November 10, 2020

Streamed from the SF Conservatory of Music, the concert was a masterclass in the art of the piano duo.

Jason Victor Serinus - November 10, 2020

The soprano’s beguiling debut CD mixes repertory and is accompanied by an eclectic combo of first-rate musicians.

Richard S. Ginell - November 9, 2020

The JACK Quartet roams the sonic outback on two meditative quartets from the Alaskan composer.

Richard S. Ginell - November 3, 2020

The saxophonist/composer’s jazzy soundscape for the Michelle Obama documentary gets a full-blooded rendition that benefits from the orchestral treatment.

Steven Winn - November 2, 2020

The youthful pair give robust, fully committed readings of sonatas from Rachmaninoff and Barber.

Richard S. Ginell - October 26, 2020

Gavin Bryars’s haunting tone poem about the last moments of the doomed ship gets a fresh interpretation by this up-and-coming ensemble.

Steven Winn - October 23, 2020

David Hertzberg’s spooky chamber orchestra recasts a Hans Christian Andersen tale of spirit possession.

Janice Berman - October 21, 2020

This year’s San Francisco Dance Film Festival hasn’t missed a step in its transition to the smaller screen.

Jonathan Leal - October 20, 2020

In concert, the layers and cumulative, syncretic power of Joachim’s music become clear.

Tamzin Elliott - October 19, 2020

Fure’s new album strikes fear in the listener but makes a profoundly human point.