Richard S. Ginell

Richard S. Ginell writes regularly about music for the Los Angeles Times, Musical, and Classical Voice North America.  He has also contributed to Gramophone and The Strad, among many other publications. In another lifetime, he was chief music critic of the Los Angeles Daily News.

Articles By This Author

Richard S. Ginell - May 23, 2023

Iveta Apkalna was the soloist in the Sinfonia Concertante for Organ and Orchestra, with the composer on the podium.

Richard S. Ginell - May 22, 2023

Delirium Musicum’s debut album pairs two contemporary takes on Vivaldi’s evergreen masterpiece.

Richard S. Ginell - May 16, 2023

The LA Phil’s CEO will take up that position with the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the fall season.

Richard S. Ginell - April 25, 2023

Jessie Montgomery’s appealing, resourceful L.E.S. Characters has a happy premiere alongside Charles Ives’s pastoral Symphony No. 3.

Richard S. Ginell - April 18, 2023

With high-energy gestures, Payare brought excitement, lighting a fire under the orchestra.

Richard S. Ginell - April 11, 2023

It’s a modern-day Rhapsody in Blue, the perfect recording project for the superstar pianist and Abrams’s Louisville Orchestra.

Richard S. Ginell - March 28, 2023

The newly minted Grammy Award winner delivers a remarkably polished set at The Soraya.

Richard S. Ginell - March 28, 2023

The U.S. premiere of Felipe Lara’s Double Concerto has the two players merging avant-garde sensibilities, with Susanna Mälkki conducting.

Richard S. Ginell - March 21, 2023

The great trumpeter and his E-Collective group finally play a concert that was scheduled for three years ago.

Richard S. Ginell - March 17, 2023

It’s an idiosyncratic but serious recording project, perfect for the iconoclastic player.