Steve Osborn

Steve Osborn, a children's writer by day, moonlights as a violist and music critic.

Articles By This Author

Steve Osborn - January 27, 2023

Putting classic Golden Age film scores next to the composer’s Symphony No. 2 shows what was borrowed and what was missed.

Steve Osborn - November 7, 2022

Bella Hristova is an exceptional soloist in this work that combines jazz and orchestral traditions.

Steve Osborn - June 13, 2022

Composer Enrico Chapela Barba writes masterfully for both ensembles in a new work titled Los Braceros.

Steve Osborn - May 9, 2022

Symphony, conductor, and soloists are in tip-top form in a concert that also included Korngold’s Violin Concerto.

Steve Osborn - November 16, 2020

Cellist Adelle-Akiko Kearns is outstanding in Max Bruch’s Canzone.

Steve Osborn - February 11, 2020

Pianist Natasha Paremski brings grace to a Rachmaninoff concerto.

Steve Osborn - January 14, 2020

The orchestra shows its strengths in Brahms’s Second Symphony.

Steve Osborn - December 10, 2019

The SSU Symphonic Chorus is the star of a very bright show.

Steve Osborn - July 22, 2019

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine soars in the rarely heard French masterpiece.

Steve Osborn - May 6, 2019

The pianist’s reading of a Shostakovich concerto brings out the best in the Santa Rosa Symphony.