Lisa Hirsch

Lisa Hirsch is a technical writer. She studied music at Brandeis and Stony Brook, and blogs about classical music and opera at Iron Tongue of Midnight.

Articles By This Author

Lisa Hirsch - June 13, 2022

Director Peter Sellars collaborates with Esa-Pekka Salonen on a production that tells the full story of Oedipus.

Lisa Hirsch - May 23, 2022

The latest iteration of Bullock’s evolving program highlights Black composers and visual artists.

Lisa Hirsch - May 16, 2022

Guest cellist Alisa Weilerstein skillfully evokes the title character in Strauss’s Don Quixote.

Lisa Hirsch - April 25, 2022

The conductor is back for the first time since 2008, leading a piece that audiences at Davies Symphony Hall know well.

Lisa Hirsch - March 21, 2022

The mezzo dazzles in a wide-ranging Schwabacher recital.

Lisa Hirsch - March 8, 2022

Limmie Pulliam owns the title role in Livermore Valley Opera’s dramatic, well-cast production of Verdi’s challenging opera.

Lisa Hirsch - July 26, 2021

Boston Lyric Opera and Long Beach Opera team up with eight composers to create the adventurous desert in.

Lisa Hirsch - February 3, 2020

The conductor laureate elicits a nuanced performance of this underperformed gem from the SF Symphony.

Lisa Hirsch - January 20, 2020

Wolfe’s piece figures prominently in a mélange of a concert.

Lisa Hirsch - November 26, 2019

One myth, four takes, 240 years of opera history.