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!
Powerful American tenor Matthew Polenzani knocked a delightfully eccentric program out of the (First Congregational) Church in Berkeley Saturday night.More about Cal Performances »
The Lamplighters Musical Theater production of Candide has a lot going for it, along with a few unavoidable flaws.More about Lamplighters Music Theatre »
ABS did a terrific job with the most winning of Handel’s theater works, introducing a fine soprano in the process.More about American Bach Soloists »
Forget “autumnal”: The Budapest Festival Orchestra brought full-throated, heroic Brahms symphonies to Davies Symphony Hall.More about San Francisco Symphony »