Gil French was concert editor of American Record Guide from 2005 to 2020. He has reviewed recordings and concerts since 1988. He also served as midday classical host in public radio from 1988 to 2003. Articles By This Author Review Jake Heggie’s Intonations Resonates at Kohl Mansion Gil French - February 8, 2021 All-stars including Sasha Cooke, Daniel Hope, and members of the SF Opera Orchestra highlight a splendid new recording featuring the Violins of Hope. Review Midori Returns to Recording After Five Years Gil French - December 8, 2020 A new recording of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and two Romances lacks synergy with conductor and orchestra.