Reviews

Richard S. Ginell - March 25, 2024

The violinist is in his element on this disc, a thoughtful, charming program that covers some seven centuries of music.

Richard S. Ginell - March 19, 2024

The jazz-funk bassist has created a striking and entertaining work.

Steven Winn - March 19, 2024

Tenor Mark Padmore and pianist Mitsuko Uchida bring both the perspectives and limitations of maturity to Schubert’s song cycle.

David Bratman - March 19, 2024

Winds and percussion are featured on a concert of works by Mozart, Richard Strauss, and Lou Harrison.

Jim Farber - March 18, 2024

A recently published string quartet by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco and music by Walter Arlen make strong impressions.

Rebecca Wishnia - March 18, 2024

Esa-Pekka Salonen’s departure is the elephant in the room during a satisfying presentation of works by his fellow Finn.

Steven Winn - March 12, 2024

The group delivers an emotional performance, with outstanding soloists and a superb contribution from the Cantorei.

Richard S. Ginell - March 12, 2024

The Gustavo Gimeno-led disc is in competition with the remastered release of a famous 1967 TSO recording under Seiji Ozawa.

Nicholas Jones - March 12, 2024

The vocally demanding solo roles of the composer’s only surviving oratorio can’t daunt these well-prepared singers.

Simon Cohen - March 12, 2024

The flutist and singer is mesmerizing as she presents her second album live at Cal Performances.