Nicholas Jones - March 21, 2023

The annual showcase of excerpts from operatic works-in-progress confirms the future is bright for today’s composers and librettists.

Jim Farber - March 18, 2023

The LA Phil’s latest new-music concert brought pieces delayed by or composed during the shutdown.

Richard S. Ginell - March 17, 2023

It’s an idiosyncratic but serious recording project, perfect for the iconoclastic player.

Richard S. Ginell - March 14, 2023

For different reasons, Ancient Voices of Children and Symphonie fantastique challenged the conventions of their times.

Lisa Hirsch - March 14, 2023

Under Music Director Thomas Conlin, the orchestra, founded in 2020, is exceeding expectations in every way.

Scott Cmiel - March 14, 2023

The young player brought a distinctly millennial sensibility to her SF Performances date, even before she pulled out her Stratocaster electric.

David Bratman - March 13, 2023

In Berkeley, the orchestra and conductor Christian Thielemann applied their unique sound to the music they’re most associated with.

David Bratman - March 8, 2023

Paul Huang and Danbi Um share a program for Chamber Music San Francisco, collaborating on a rarely played piece by Moritz Moszkowski.

Nicholas Jones - March 8, 2023

Brilliantly cast and with stirring singing from The Clarion Choir, this concert performance takes the measure of Handel’s magnificent oratorio.

Richard S. Ginell - March 8, 2023

Chamber-scored morsels of the composer’s operas and the early string quartet Arcadiana highlight the program.