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 - 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.

Nicholas Jones - February 22, 2022

The group sings an imaginative concert at Grace Cathedral, led by retiring director Susan McMane.

Nicholas Jones - December 6, 2021

The Beethoven of the 1500s created music that still has the power to move audiences, 500 years after his death.

Nicholas Jones - November 22, 2021

Carlo Pallavicino’s forgotten opera delights the ear and the eye in this contemporary restoration.

Nicholas Jones - October 11, 2021

The legendary (if apocryphal) rivalry leaps off the screen in a gripping digital production featuring Simon Barrad and Sidney Outlaw.

Nicholas Jones - August 3, 2021

Francesco Cavalli’s bawdy critique of political corruption gets a fresh (live) take at the Bruns Amphitheater.