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 - January 31, 2023

Calm, peaceful works by the Ukrainian composer contrast with the Sturm und Drang of Mozart’s D-Minor Piano Concerto at The Soraya.

Richard S. Ginell - January 24, 2023

Resurrected by determined advocates like Cox, William Levi Dawson’s symphony is definitely repertory-worthy.

Richard S. Ginell - January 23, 2023

But it’s the Clara Schumann Piano Trio that makes this recording particularly valuable.

Richard S. Ginell - January 17, 2023

Mahler’s last completed symphony gets a daring, all-encompassing interpretation at Disney Hall.

Richard S. Ginell - January 16, 2023

The composer is far from his rock ’n’ roll roots with this recent recording of two major orchestral works.

Richard S. Ginell - January 10, 2023

Unusual works by Claude Debussy, Olivier Messiaen, and Heitor Villa-Lobos highlight a concert with soloist Jean-Yves Thibaudet.

Richard S. Ginell - December 13, 2022

The orchestra and Gustavo Dudamel were once again the stars of this three-night multimedia production.

Richard S. Ginell - December 6, 2022

It’s a heavy lift, but the LA Phil does manage to swing.

Richard S. Ginell - December 5, 2022

The pianist’s latest recording explores the impact of Wagner’s opera on generations of German and Austrian composers.

Richard S. Ginell - November 29, 2022

The Spanish conductor brings out the very best in the orchestra for what was anything but a routine performance.