David Bratman

David Bratman is a librarian who lives with his lawfully wedded soprano and a wall full of symphony recordings.

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David Bratman - June 6, 2023

Miranda Liu is marvelous in Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1, while Ravel’s Boléro provides a colorful finale.

David Bratman - May 22, 2023

With the indefatigable Sarah Cahill at the keyboard and Artistic Director Donato Cabrera on the podium, the new concerto was in good hands.

David Bratman - May 9, 2023

Arturo Márquez’s violin concerto was the centerpiece of a concert conducted by the Tucson Symphony’s José Luis Gómez.

David Bratman - April 18, 2023

Founding Music Director Emily Ray’s last subscription concert with the ensemble is a courageous and enjoyable affair.

David Bratman - March 28, 2023

The orchestra and director Donato Cabrera brilliantly interpret pieces that would have been intimately familiar to the composer.

David Bratman - March 21, 2023

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu plays Grieg’s concerto in a program emphasizing folk styles of different ethnicities.

David Bratman - March 13, 2023

In Berkeley, the orchestra and conductor Christian Thielemann applied their unique sound to the music they’re most associated with.

David Bratman - March 8, 2023

Paul Huang and Danbi Um share a program for Chamber Music San Francisco, collaborating on a rarely played piece by Moritz Moszkowski.

David Bratman - February 28, 2023

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

David Bratman - February 13, 2023

The orchestra’s conductor laureate may work seated on the podium now, but his interpretations are still vital as ever.