Nicholas Jones

Nicholas Jones, Professor Emeritus at Oberlin College, is a teacher and lecturer in the Bay Area. He sings and plays recorder, violin, and viola da gamba in a number of early music groups, is a member of the Music Critics Association of North America, and serves on the board of Early Music America. 

Articles By This Author

Nicholas Jones - May 22, 2023

The orchestra, three superb soloists, and extended choral forces bring both the power and tragic intimacy of the work to life.

Nicholas Jones - May 9, 2023

The group’s season-ending concert was devoted to Handel’s Apollo and Daphne and Jean-Philippe Rameau’s Pygmalion.

Nicholas Jones - March 21, 2023

The annual showcase of excerpts from operatic works-in-progress confirms the future is bright for today’s composers and librettists.

Nicholas Jones - March 8, 2023

Brilliantly cast and with stirring singing from The Clarion Choir, this concert performance takes the measure of Handel’s magnificent oratorio.

Nicholas Jones - February 21, 2023

Pierre-Laurent Aimard is back for a polished solo turn in Béla Bartók’s Second Piano Concerto.

Nicholas Jones - February 14, 2023

A talented cast of young, ethnically diverse singers delivers a scintillating performance of José Maria Condemi’s wittily conceived production.

Nicholas Jones - November 20, 2022

Sign of the times? Matthew Ozawa’s directorial vision emphasizes darkness over grace and resilience.

Nicholas Jones - November 15, 2022

The early-music legend brings virtuoso repertoire and another consort of collaborators to Berkeley.

Nicholas Jones - October 24, 2022

The Bay Area company brings another forgotten opera to the stage, and this one packs a dramatic punch.

Nicholas Jones - October 10, 2022

Avian themes are a thread through this imaginative program featuring soprano Golda Schultz and a U.S. premiere.