Reviews

Peter Feher - September 27, 2020

Flutist Stacey Pelinka starred in the concert, streamed Sept. 21.

Richard S. Ginell - September 25, 2020

Shulamit Ran, Jennifer Higdon, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich are featured on Contemporary Voices.

Steven Winn - September 25, 2020

Sarah Kirkland Snider uses the traditional form for new musical ideas in her hymn to Earth and its inhabitants.

Steven Winn - September 19, 2020

Missy Mazzoli’s neo-Gothic opera evokes themes of the American dream on the harsh prairie frontier.

Richard S. Ginell - September 15, 2020

The Nashville Symphony, under Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero, premieres several late Rouse works in strong performances.

Jim Farber - September 14, 2020

The San Diego festival has found a safe, socially distanced way to give concerts, and a paying audience responds.

Jason Victor Serinus - September 14, 2020

Soprano Susan Narucki astounds as Sarah Winchester in Lei Liang’s very American chamber opera.

Richard S. Ginell - September 5, 2020

New recordings offer contrasting takes on Edward Elgar’s only song cycle, but the real treats are the other Elgar works on each disc.

Steven Winn - September 5, 2020

A sense of urgency infuses the virtuoso’s new double-CD release.

Jason Victor Serinus - September 1, 2020

The tenor goes small-scale and intimate on Selige Stunde.