Nicholas Jones - May 9, 2022

Aaron Diehl is electrifying in his performance with the SF Symphony under the baton of Xian Zhang.

Richard S. Ginell - May 9, 2022

The composer/pianist/singer teams up with electronic musician Sam Pluta to explore the intersection of music and text.

Janice Berman - May 6, 2022

Frances Chung is spectacular in a redemptive and breathtaking third act.

Jason Victor Serinus - May 3, 2022

The award-winning opera from Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson gets a stirring recording from Pentatone.

Andrew Gilbert - May 2, 2022

Ravi Coltrane and his crack band bring the audience to its feet with sparkling renditions of music composed by his legendary parents.

Richard S. Ginell - May 2, 2022

After years of delays, Dudamel and the LA Phil give the composer’s masterpiece the radiant performance it deserves.

David Bratman - May 2, 2022

Violinist Vilde Frang matches Mäkelä’s controlled approach in a lyrical reading of Berg’s Violin Concerto.

Tamzin Elliott - May 2, 2022

Magnificent Bird juxtaposes simple moments of calm against the chaos of a culture in turmoil.

Janice Berman - April 26, 2022

SF Ballet’s moving tribute featured beautifully matched excerpts from works choreographed by the departing artistic director.

Jim Farber - April 25, 2022

The LA Phil’s mini-festival introduces good music without attempting to find a through-line.