David Bratman

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

Articles By This Author

David Bratman - February 27, 2024

Alban Berg, Benjamin Britten, and … Grazyna Bacewicz get strong, urgent performances at Stanford Live.

David Bratman - February 13, 2024

From humor to gloom, these players can craft compelling characters with any composition.

David Bratman - January 30, 2024

In a cello concerto featuring a hologram soloist, the orchestra conducts something of an experiment.

David Bratman - January 26, 2024

Working without their late first violinist, these three musicians are bringing in collaborators to great success.

David Bratman - December 5, 2023

The founder of L.A. new-music group Wild Up leads a spirited concert of Americana, including Jeff Midkiff’s Mandolin Concerto.

David Bratman - November 28, 2023

This tour of Latin American folk styles makes an impression, along with a cool reading of Brahms’s Second Symphony.

David Bratman - November 14, 2023

Cellist Evan Kahn is the soloist on a higher plane for The Protecting Veil, while Stacy Garrop’s Inner Demons plumbs the depths.

David Bratman - November 7, 2023

The players give strong performances of Adolphe’s piece and the Romantic music filling out the concert.

David Bratman - October 24, 2023

The group gives a buttoned-up but enjoyable concert in its new guise.

David Bratman - October 17, 2023

The group’s season-opening concert features two surging string works by Mexican composers.