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!
SoloDuo, a pair of Italian guitarists provided rare and elegant entertainment, with new, and unusual repertory.More about Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts »
Delights to be had at the S.F. Symphony’s current outing include cellist Alisa Weilerstein and conductor Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, playing Haydn and Olympic-skaters-timely Rimsky-Korsakov.More about San Francisco Symphony »
The S.F. Ballet launched its second mixed bill of the season with a tasty buffet that included Natalia Makarova's La Bayadère included Christopher Wheeldon’s Ghosts and Yuri Possokhov’s Firebird.More about San Francisco Ballet »
A fuller than usual crowd gathered for the Santa Rosa Symphony concert on Sunday afternoon. One reason may have been the "Sons of the Fjord" program.More about Santa Rosa Symphony »
At Mondavi Center, cellist Jay Campbell and accompanist Conor Hanick present works that stand on their own, without reference to musical history and influence.More about Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts »
The glory and grandness of Puccini and the heart-rending Butterfly of Cecilia Violetta López is on display at the Opera San José.More about Opera San José »