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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
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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Recording Review
July 25, 2019

The young countertenor reveals growing artistic maturity throughout this recital with the American Bach Soloists.

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Artist Spotlight
July 19, 2019

The popular composer is frantically busy — just the way he likes it.

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CD Review
November 27, 2018

Mahler’s profound songs demand a bit more than meets the ear with this collection.

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Choral Review
November 17, 2018

A deluxe set captures the highpoints and variations in the revered ensemble’s marvelous sound over the decades.

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Opera Review
October 2, 2018

A boldly directed vision of Richard Strauss’s biggest hit reframes the opera.

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Recital Review
September 25, 2018

The absurd wealth of the Parisian music scene is only hinted at with a pair of recitals by two of the best male vocalists in the world.

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Opera Review
September 10, 2018

The two great verismo classics are seen in tenor José Cura’s production, set in modern-day Buenos Aires.

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Recording Review
August 12, 2018

Here’s an operatic comedy that will leave you feeling good about humanity.

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CD Review
July 10, 2018

The first complete recording of the famous 1937 agit-prop opera is surprisingly timely.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
June 5, 2018

Soprano Christine Brandes brought the fury and darkness, though the venue was unsuitable.

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