Richard S. Ginell - September 25, 2023

These recordings led by Gustavo Dudamel in February of this year capture some of the pianist’s most thrilling work to date.

Richard S. Ginell - September 15, 2023

Karen Kamensek leads performances of The Planets and Glass’s First Violin Concerto that get there in the end.

Steven Winn - September 14, 2023

In a work laced with action-movie passion, soprano Angel Blue and mezzo-soprano Ekaterina Semenchuk are incisive and alluring.

Jason Victor Serinus - September 12, 2023

A new recording showcases Paola Prestini and Mark Campbell’s opera about a stuffed rabbit’s tumultuous journey.

Richard S. Ginell - September 5, 2023

Dig into these recordings from almost a century ago to hear how far interpretations of this monumental composer have come.

Lev Mamuya - August 29, 2023

Josh Shaw’s clever update is of a piece with the original and has great singing to boot.

Jason Victor Serinus - August 29, 2023

The high-flying tenor sings works grounded in the poetry of the Harlem Renaissance.

Richard S. Ginell - August 28, 2023

Backed by Teddy Abrams and the LA Phil, Thile gives the West Coast premiere of his own zany, always engaging piece.

Andrew Gilbert - August 22, 2023

The master Brazilian composer waited decades for his moment, finally playing live in Berkeley 51 years after his debut album.

Nicholas Jones - August 21, 2023

An excellent cast gives excellent performances, making the case for the Walnut Creek-based company.