Primary tabs

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

Chamber Music Review
November 11, 2019

A lost Shostakovich piano trio emerges in “Art Under a Tombstone.”

More »
Recital Review
November 5, 2019

The dynamic duo shines in the César Franck Sonata at Bing.

More »
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
October 29, 2019

An intriguing bill combines David Amram’s new double concerto with rarities from Lili Boulanger and a Rachmaninoff classic.

More »
Chamber Music Review
October 22, 2019

In San José, the quartet offers one musical revelation after another.

More »
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
October 7, 2019

The popular guest conductor took a refreshingly straightforward approach to major works from Tchaikovsky and Kodály.

More »
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
September 23, 2019

Pianist Adam Marks makes the most of an early Clara Wieck Schumann concerto.

More »
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
September 17, 2019

Mezzo Rachel Calloway brilliantly channels Frida Kahlo in a Gabriela Lena Frank song cycle.

More »
Modern Classical Review
August 13, 2019

The jazz trumpeter’s violin concerto starring Nicola Benedetti reveals a surfeit of ideas.

More »
Chamber Music Review
July 23, 2019

Baritone Nikolay Borchev and pianist Wu Han make a formidable duo in Schubert’s Winterreise at [email protected]

More »
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
July 15, 2019

The refurbished Frost is a beautiful, if not perfect, venue for outdoor orchestral concerts.

More »
June 3, 2019
S.F. Symphony takes to the brand-new stage on July 10.
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
June 3, 2019

The pairing of Bach with Shostakovich offers a study in emotional contrasts.

More »
Recital Review
May 21, 2019

Sarah Cahill and Regina Myers offer a recital of works themed around social justice, some subtle, some not so subtle.

More »
Youth Ensembles/Student Performances Review
May 14, 2019

Students from the School of Music and Dance excel in a production-heavy performance.

More »
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
May 6, 2019

Two SSV favorites, Tatsuya Shimono and Jon Nakamatsu, anchor an all-around brilliant concert.

More »
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
April 29, 2019

James Gaffigan steers the orchestra in intriguing directions in a concert ranging from Mozart to Barber.

More »
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
April 15, 2019

Guest conductor Andrey Boreyko leads the orchestra in a disciplined reading of a storied tone poem.

More »
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
April 2, 2019

The U.S. premiere of a Samuel Adams concerto grosso highlights a gentle concert.

More »
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
March 5, 2019

Guest conductor Tito Muñoz brought out the best in the orchestra.

More »
Chamber Music Review
February 19, 2019

The fine quartet gives a San Jose Chamber Music Society audience a treat.

More »

Pages