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 - 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.

Nicholas Jones - August 2, 2022

The company’s cast of regulars excels in one of Handel’s great dramatic works.

Nicholas Jones - June 5, 2022

The intrepid Bay Area company doesn’t just do Handel, but this production was hard to resist.

Nicholas Jones - May 31, 2022

The viola da gamba’s foremost proponent has a vast and often bewildering back catalog. Here are some suggestions for dipping your ear in.

Nicholas Jones - May 16, 2022

The cellist performed Elgar’s Cello Concerto with a remarkable balance of power and nuance.

Nicholas Jones - May 9, 2022

Aaron Diehl is electrifying in his performance with the SF Symphony under the baton of Xian Zhang.

Nicholas Jones - March 7, 2022

The star soprano shares thoughts, feelings, and moving song interpretations.