The newly minted Grammy Award winner delivers a remarkably polished set at The Soraya.
The premiere of Esmail’s work about water and the environment makes a powerful impression alongside Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem.
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.
The orchestra and director Donato Cabrera brilliantly interpret pieces that would have been intimately familiar to the composer.
The U.S. premiere of Felipe Lara’s Double Concerto has the two players merging avant-garde sensibilities, with Susanna Mälkki conducting.
Allen Shearer and Claudia Stevens’s operatic take on The Tempest succeeds most in musical moments that depart entirely from the original.
Though the competition is formidable, Willis-Sørensen stands up to the greatest sopranos who have interpreted this song cycle.
The great trumpeter and his E-Collective group finally play a concert that was scheduled for three years ago.
The ensemble’s Cal Performances appearance brought a unique intensity to Kaija Saariaho’s Terra Memoria and Schubert’s final quartet.
Pianist Jon Nakamatsu plays Grieg’s concerto in a program emphasizing folk styles of different ethnicities.