Classical Music Reviews
Every week, our professional critics attend concerts throughout the Bay Area to let you know what went well...and occasionally what didn't. Let their insights enrich your musical experiences, and feel free to share your own views!
An AT&T Park crowd, gathered for S.F. Opera’s simulcast of La traviata was treated to a fine, all-American cast that revivified the production.More about San Francisco Opera »
The Classical Style: An Opera (of Sorts) is a hit, with a libretto by Jeremy Denk, Steven Stucky’s savvy pastiches, conducting by Rovert Spano, deft orchestrations for an ensemble of 40 musicians, and singing by eight superb professionals.More about Cal Performances »
SFO’s current La traviata, the first in five years, is the Company’s sixth consecutive mounting of John Copley’s attractive, albeit traditional 17-year old production.More about San Francisco Opera »
Donald Pippin's Pocket Opera found a real jewel in Rabihah Davis Dunn, who made her Northern California debut as Leila in Bizet's The Pearl Fishers.More about Pocket Opera »