Chrysanthe Tan - March 7, 2023

The famous 19th-century mezzo Pauline García Viardot wrote this work for her children and vocal students, and it still holds up today.

Jim Farber - March 7, 2023

Mahler’s Third Symphony is an endurance test for any conductor, but at 86, Mehta is up for the challenge.

Jason Victor Serinus - March 7, 2023

Two of the recently revived composer’s late masterpieces flourish in a recording with soprano Janinah Burnett and bass-baritone Dashon Burton.

Andrew Gilbert - February 28, 2023

The drummer brings her four-part multimedia suite to SFJAZZ, working with the Del Sol String Quartet and dancer Babatunji Johnson, among others.

David Bratman - February 28, 2023

Sam Adams’s piano concerto makes a big impression, while Esa-Pekka Salonen chivvies Bruckner’s Sixth Symphony along.

Jim Farber - February 28, 2023

In a major recital for LA Opera, the tenor sings three world premieres dealing directly with being proudly gay.

Emery Kerekes - February 28, 2023

Our intrepid Rubin Institute fellow spent a busy weekend in the city on a hill, catching five different ensembles.

Lisa Hirsch - February 27, 2023

The pioneering flutist and SF Symphony collaborative partner makes a masterpiece out of Marcos Balter’s imaginative work.

Jim Farber - February 27, 2023

The music of Billy Childs, Gabriella Smith, and Steven Mackey interprets the threat to California’s oldest living things.

Jason Victor Serinus - February 24, 2023

In Variations on a Theme by FDR, composers from John Harbison to Vijay Iyer take inspiration from emblematic American stories.