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 - April 22, 2024

With John Adams conducting, five world premieres precede Anthony Davis’s clarinet concerto featuring soloist Anthony McGill.

Richard S. Ginell - April 13, 2024

Pablo Heras-Casado leads the Mahler Chamber Orchestra in a recording that explores the composer’s lesser-known output.

Richard S. Ginell - April 9, 2024

More than 60 years after its first and last performance here, Simone Young leads the orchestra in this delightful work.

Richard S. Ginell - April 2, 2024

The conductor’s illness has not dulled his musicianship or memory.

Richard S. Ginell - April 1, 2024

The composer’s new piano concerto, written for Garrick Ohlsson, is all about bridging distances.

Richard S. Ginell - March 25, 2024

The violinist is in his element on this disc, a thoughtful, charming program that covers some seven centuries of music.

Richard S. Ginell - March 19, 2024

The jazz-funk bassist has created a striking and entertaining work.

Richard S. Ginell - March 12, 2024

The Gustavo Gimeno-led disc is in competition with the remastered release of a famous 1967 TSO recording under Seiji Ozawa.

Richard S. Ginell - February 27, 2024

The six-hour double concert is filled with surprises and welcome guest appearances.

Richard S. Ginell - February 27, 2024

William Grant Still’s Highway 1 captures headlines, but Alexander Zemlinsky’s The Dwarf is powerful in its revival.