Aaron Diehl is electrifying in his performance with the SF Symphony under the baton of Xian Zhang.
The composer/pianist/singer teams up with electronic musician Sam Pluta to explore the intersection of music and text.
Frances Chung is spectacular in a redemptive and breathtaking third act.
The award-winning opera from Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson gets a stirring recording from Pentatone.
Ravi Coltrane and his crack band bring the audience to its feet with sparkling renditions of music composed by his legendary parents.
After years of delays, Dudamel and the LA Phil give the composer’s masterpiece the radiant performance it deserves.
Violinist Vilde Frang matches Mäkelä’s controlled approach in a lyrical reading of Berg’s Violin Concerto.
Magnificent Bird juxtaposes simple moments of calm against the chaos of a culture in turmoil.
SF Ballet’s moving tribute featured beautifully matched excerpts from works choreographed by the departing artistic director.
The LA Phil’s mini-festival introduces good music without attempting to find a through-line.