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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

Feature Article
April 10, 2018

Anderson's Landfall is an unmissable work, created with Kronos, while countertenor Fagioli blows away the competition in Handel arias.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
December 12, 2017

Gorgeous tones on period instruments meld beautifully with a strong chorus and powerful soloists.

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Opera Review
December 11, 2017

Aspiring singers do justice to Benjamin Britten’s devastating opera.

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Opera Review
September 11, 2017

The much-loved, much-seen show, with its opulent designs, opens the season with a lukewarm cast.

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Opera Review
September 11, 2017

It would be a crime to miss this great cast in San Francisco Opera’s brilliant production.

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Opera Review
July 24, 2017

The rave is in: Mason Bates’s first opera is a (re)sounding success, one that deserves permanent repertory status.

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Recital Review
May 19, 2017

The soprano offers a rare bouquet, delivered with splendid technique and expressiveness.

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Upcoming Concert
Recital Review
March 21, 2017

Two great artists go deep into Schubert’s final compositions.

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Recital Review
March 21, 2017

You want to listen to this gorgeous voice, even if the song interpretations could go deeper.

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Artist Spotlight
March 13, 2017

Songs are the heart of the matter for this American tenor.

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Recital Review
December 16, 2016

Eclipsing the nature imagery and hopefulness embedded in some of Mahler’s songs, the fine baritone went down a pessimistic path.

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Artist Spotlight
October 25, 2016

The violinist chats about her early years, the challenges of switching to Baroque music, improvising, and the magic of reawakening a child’s wonder in listeners.

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Artist Spotlight
September 26, 2016

The international star tenor reflects on his career so far and the highlights to come.

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Opera Review
September 13, 2016

Golden Gate Park glows with great performances that outshine the fog and chill.

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Opera Review
September 12, 2016

Many things were right about the new production that opened S.F. Opera’s season, but the debuting romantic leads disappointed.

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Upcoming Concert
August 18, 2016

First, there was Opera on Tap, now there is “Bach and Brew” a homey little affair coming to a San Francisco brewery in September.

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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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