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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

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....
February 6, 2015
The conductor is recognized for his diligent programming of new music from Bay Area composers....
CD Review
February 6, 2015

Not a contender among so many great recorded interpretations of the songs, but Netrebko is backed by a marvelous orchestra and conductor who know their Strauss.

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February 5, 2015
Participants, coaches, repertoire, and dates are set. Here's the scoop, to whet your appetite....
Feature Article
February 5, 2015

In his first season as Opera San Jose's artistic director, Larry Hancock is betting on a likeable adaptation of E.M. Forster's novel.

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February 3, 2015
The little opera company discovers a devastating theft....
January 15, 2015
Finally, the next Jake Heggie opera is announced: a humane comedy about art and the sacrifices we make for it....

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