The annual showcase of excerpts from operatic works-in-progress confirms the future is bright for today’s composers and librettists.
The LA Phil’s latest new-music concert brought pieces delayed by or composed during the shutdown.
It’s an idiosyncratic but serious recording project, perfect for the iconoclastic player.
For different reasons, Ancient Voices of Children and Symphonie fantastique challenged the conventions of their times.
Under Music Director Thomas Conlin, the orchestra, founded in 2020, is exceeding expectations in every way.
The young player brought a distinctly millennial sensibility to her SF Performances date, even before she pulled out her Stratocaster electric.
In Berkeley, the orchestra and conductor Christian Thielemann applied their unique sound to the music they’re most associated with.
Paul Huang and Danbi Um share a program for Chamber Music San Francisco, collaborating on a rarely played piece by Moritz Moszkowski.
Brilliantly cast and with stirring singing from The Clarion Choir, this concert performance takes the measure of Handel’s magnificent oratorio.
Chamber-scored morsels of the composer’s operas and the early string quartet Arcadiana highlight the program.