Reviews

Richard S. Ginell - September 20, 2022

Changing the setting of Donizetti’s opera adds a conceptual layer that enhances a cherished score.

Andrew Gilbert - September 20, 2022

The enterprising ensemble partners with local and international choro musicians for another revelatory program.

Giacomo Fiore - September 20, 2022

Composer Luciano Chessa brings a fresh ear to the genre but still honors its history in his opening-night performance.

Emery Kerekes - September 19, 2022

SFCV’s Rubin Institute fellow files his first report from New York about one of the city’s most inventive new-music groups.

Jeff Kaliss - September 13, 2022

The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol shares her ambitious concert project, making great use of a Hewlett Foundation grant.

Lisa Hirsch - September 12, 2022

Hollywood glamour and Shakespearean politics mix thrillingly in the world premiere of John Adams’s opera.

Richard S. Ginell - September 12, 2022

The massive work for orchestra, big band, and chorus was first heard on the West Coast 21 years ago, two days after 9/11.

Jason Victor Serinus - September 7, 2022

The young tenor stakes his claim with a new recital album ahead of his appearance this fall with SF Opera.

Jason Victor Serinus - August 29, 2022

The trio draws on classical training and Americana stylings for this album with The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Richard S. Ginell - August 29, 2022

The leading Danish composer turned 90 this year, and these major works capture a lifetime of musical evolution.