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 - November 19, 2018

The quartet searches for the intersection of Beethoven and four new commissions in “Healing Modes.”

Lisa Hirsch - October 16, 2018

The venerable institution is vital and current, as a week of performances demonstrates.

Lisa Hirsch - June 19, 2018

The well-cast revival of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen holds up.

Lisa Hirsch - April 23, 2018

The Baroque masterpiece comes to life at Zellerbach, with an unfamiliar ending.

Lisa Hirsch - April 2, 2018

The tenor is a perfect match for Tyshawn Sorey's song cycle about the experiences and aspirations of black men in America.

Lisa Hirsch - February 20, 2018

Like father, like son: John and Samuel Carl Adams appear in a concert by the string quartet that has embraced their music.

Lisa Hirsch - February 13, 2018

Choreographer KT Nelson and composer Joby Talbot collaborate in a transcendent work inspired by the Compostela pilgrimage route.

Lisa Hirsch - January 30, 2018

Piano duo ZOFO presents a dazzling suite of commissioned musical responses to 15 contemporary paintings.

Lisa Hirsch - December 5, 2017

In a marathon performance feat, the consummate musician performed 21 commissioned works over the course of six hours.

Lisa Hirsch - November 23, 2017

Stellar performances and flashes of musical brilliance aren’t enough to lift an opera that tells too much and shows too little.