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Jason Victor Serinus

Jason Victor Serinus regularly reviews music and audio for Stereophile, SFCV, Classical Voice North America, AudioStream, American Record Guide, and other publications. The whistling voice of Woodstock in She’s a Good Skate, Charlie Brown, the longtime Oakland resident now resides in Port Townsend, Washington.

Articles by this Author

Recording Review
November 16, 2020

Lawrence Brownlee and Michael Spyres are spectacular in a bracing set of songs about friendship and rivalry.

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Feature Article
November 10, 2020

The only surviving opera by an accomplished contemporary of Mozart and Haydn takes the virtual stage in LAO’s collaboration with the Colburn School.

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Recording Review
November 10, 2020

The soprano’s beguiling debut CD mixes repertory and is accompanied by an eclectic combo of first-rate musicians.

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Recording Review
October 12, 2020

The chamber group and guests present three commissions setting haunting poetry by Paul Celan and Czeslaw Miłosz.

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Recording Review
October 3, 2020

A new recording captures the music if not the drama of Ricky Ian Gordon’s chamber opera.

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Recording Review
September 14, 2020

Soprano Susan Narucki astounds as Sarah Winchester in Lei Liang’s very American chamber opera.

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Recording Review
September 1, 2020

The tenor goes small-scale and intimate on Selige Stunde.

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Recording Review
August 18, 2020

A recital of modern American song with the composer and one of his finest interpreters.

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Recording Review
July 20, 2020

English songs of longing and loss find a perfect voice in the gifted tenor on this new disc.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
July 6, 2020

Heading a fine cast, McGegan leads an all-out, theatrical, and musically detailed performance of Handel’s oratorio.

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Recording Review
June 22, 2020

The superb soprano is in her prime on this charming collection of French art songs.

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Recording Review
June 15, 2020

Soprano Anna Prohaska and pianist Julius Drake make devilishly great music inspired by the Adam and Eve myth.

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Recording Review
June 8, 2020

Soprano Sandrine Piau and countertenor Christopher Lowrey are sublime.

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CD Review
May 11, 2020

Tom Cipullo and David Mason’s chamber opera celebrates the life and stark poetry of Holocaust victim Miklós Radnóti.

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CD Review
April 11, 2020

Sulayman possesses a gorgeous voice, and his interpretations are balm for the soul.

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Feature Article
April 6, 2020

Are you streaming a lot of music online now? Here’s an audiophile’s guide to the basics of greater sound.

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Upcoming Concert
December 20, 2019

Contemporary music’s fab four bring their latest music to Stanford on Jan. 15.

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Upcoming Concert
November 19, 2019

Reprise showings of Gay Chorus Deep South, a documentary featuring the chorus, are at the Roxie Theater, Nov. 22–27.

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Upcoming Concert
September 23, 2019

The choreographer is still stretching boundaries in his collaborations with jazz artist Jason Moran and now Charles Lloyd.

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Opera Review
August 13, 2019

An updated production draws clear parallels between the opera’s action and recent politics.

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