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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
April 11, 2016

The soprano is a force to be reckoned with in art song, a communicative and soulful singer.

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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.

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Recital Review
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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Upcoming Concert
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March 14, 2016

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

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Choral Review
December 8, 2015

A program of celebrations showed the orchestra and chorus off to best advantage, while also testing Herbst Theatre’s revamped acoustics.

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Upcoming Concert
December 1, 2015

Jake Heggie’s latest work sets the poetry of a woman losing her battle to cancer.

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Feature Article
September 29, 2015

SFCV talks to Philharmonia Baroque’s music director about the history of the group and the early music scene.

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Feature Article
August 7, 2015

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

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Festival Review
August 7, 2015

Music Director and Bay Area wunderkind Teddy Abrams is set to change the small Oregon festival’s profile.

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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.

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Upcoming Concert
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.

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Feature Article
June 12, 2015

The latest soundtrack affiliated with the popular PBS miniseries pulls together pieces of authentic Tudor music.

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Feature Article
June 5, 2015

The San Francisco Opera music director talks about music, art, and how artists are real people, too.

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Opera Review
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.

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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.

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Upcoming Concert
March 4, 2015

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

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February 26, 2015
Berkeley Symphony's maestra has now won a few more plum, permanent positions. At 38, she's now a very well-known, important conductor....
Upcoming Concert
February 18, 2015

The musicians discuss their original approach to the music of Bartok and Haydn, which they showcase this Sunday at [email protected]

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February 16, 2015
Work on Bright Sheng's new opera Dream of the Red Chamber progresses, and S.F. Opera is announcing production team members and a preview at the Stanford Pan-Asian Music Festival....

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