Jason Victor Serinus

Jason Victor Serinus is a music critic, professional whistler, and lecturer on classical vocal recordings. His credits includes Seattle Times, Listen, Opera News, Opera Now, American Record Guide, Stereophile, Classical Voice North America, Carnegie Hall Playbill, Gramophone, San Francisco Magazine, Stanford Live, Bay Area Reporter, San Francisco Examiner, AudioStream, and California Magazine.

Articles by this Author

Recital REVIEW
 San Francisco Performances  Christiane Karg: Art Song’s New Champion
April 11, 2016
The soprano is a force to be reckoned with in art song, a communicative and soulful singer. More about San Francisco Performances »
Feature Article
April 5, 2016
In recent recordings, the S.F. Symphony gives us a bevy of Bates, Philharmonia Baroque resuscitates a serenata, and American Bach Soloists air a rarely-performed version of Handel’s Messiah. More "New (and New-Old) Music From Major Bay Area Ensembles" »
Recital REVIEW
 San Francisco Opera  S.F. Opera Lab Opens with a (Literally) Animated Winterreise
March 15, 2016

William Kentridge’s animated art was paired with Matthias Goerne’s supremely lyrical presentation of Schubert’s last song cycle.

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  • Family Friendly
March 14, 2016

: Chicago’s adventurous and cool percussion ensemble brings their magic to San Francisco.

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Choral REVIEW
 Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra  Philharmonia Baroque a Resounding Success in St. Cecilia Odes
December 8, 2015
A program of celebrations showed the orchestra and chorus off to best advantage, while also testing Herbst Theatre’s revamped acoustics. More about Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra »
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    December 1, 2015

    Jake Heggie’s latest work sets the poetry of a woman losing her battle to cancer. More about San Francisco Performances »

    Feature Article
    September 29, 2015
    SFCV talks to Philharmonia Baroque’s music director about the history of the group and the early music scene. More "Nicholas McGegan: 30 Years and Counting with Philharmonia Baroque" »
    Feature Article
    August 7, 2015

    SFCV sits down with the composers to discuss their pieces, Absolute Jest and Radial Play, and what is next.

    More "John and Samuel Adams, Together" »
    Festival REVIEW
       A Taste of SF at the Britt With John and Samuel Adams
    August 7, 2015
    Music Director and Bay Area wunderkind Teddy Abrams is set to change the small Oregon festival’s profile. More »
    Feature Article
    July 14, 2015
    Glorious vocal recordings by three different artists are reason enough to spend some of your summer reclining with earbuds in place. More "Songs for Summer: Recitals by Isabel Leonard, Carolyn Sampson, and Christianne Stotijn" »
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      July 2, 2015

      The co-founder and artistic director of the New York Festival of Song will co-host a benefit gala in San Francisco to support the FSH Society and muscular dystrophy research. More about FSH Society »

      Feature Article
      June 12, 2015
      The latest soundtrack affiliated with the popular PBS miniseries pulls together pieces of authentic Tudor music. More "A Wolf Hall to Call Your Own" »
      Feature Article
      June 5, 2015
      The San Francisco Opera music director talks about music, art, and how artists are real people, too. More "Nicola Luisotti on Tutino’s La Ciociara (Two Women) and Art" »
      Opera REVIEW
       West Edge Opera  Donizetti’s Poliuto Stands Tall in West Edge Performance
      April 7, 2015

      A well-played revival makes a convincing case for a rare opera.

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      Feature Article
      March 27, 2015
      Reviews of albums by the UK group Voces8, Anonymous 4 and Norway’s Trio Mediaeval. More "New Releases Make for a Triple A Cappella Fest" »
      Feature Article
      March 6, 2015

      The 20th anniversary edition of Other Minds offers a number of commemorations, not least those tied to founder Charles Amirkhanian's personal history.

      More "Other Minds 2015 Merges Art and Politics" »
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        March 4, 2015

        An intrepid singer finds a long-lost Venetian Baroque opera and brings it to performance.

        More about Ars Minerva »