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Nicholas Jones

Nicholas Jones is a retired professor of English (Oberlin College) and a member of the board of Early Music America. He sings and plays recorder, violin, and viola da gamba in a number of early music groups in the Bay Area.

Articles by this Author

Recital Review
October 2, 2018

The cellist gives a marathon performance of Bach at the Greek.

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Choral Review
September 17, 2018

Cathedral acoustics muddy the brilliance of Britain’s “Crown Jewels.”

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Early Music/Baroque Review
June 12, 2018

Sequentia performs compellingly reconstructed music from a thousand years ago.

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Chamber Music Review
May 8, 2018

A fascinating concert of seldom-heard music reflects on the Europe of a century ago.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
March 13, 2018

The viol virtuoso brings French Baroque chamber music to the Bay Area.

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Opera Review
January 22, 2018

A pair of one-act operas range from the restrained to the flamboyant.

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Choral Review
October 31, 2017

Pitch-perfect performances blend seamlessly in a program spanning the centuries.

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Choral Review
October 24, 2017

Vocalists, orchestra, and conductor are in perfect synch in this intense, spiritual program.

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Opera Review
October 17, 2017

Superb singing and playing transcend lackluster acting and staging in this challenging opera.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
July 28, 2017

Samuel Pepys’s diary provides the links for a program of music from 17th-century London.

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Opera Review
July 18, 2017

Donald Pippin’s rhymed libretto in English brings the opera’s charming lyrics to the fore.

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