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!
The brilliant last quartets combined with some of Beethoven's earliest in two exhilarating concerts.More about San Jose Chamber Music Society »
The surprisingly grateful combination of voice and early brass instruments was the focus of a delicious concert of early 17th-century music.More about San Francisco Early Music Society »
Conductor Emeritus Herbert Blomstedt led a deeply felt performance and Ragnar Bohlin’s chorus shone.More about San Francisco Symphony »
In the third installment of a year-long project, the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players offered two excellent premieres inspired by death and loss.More about San Francisco Contemporary Music Players »
On its U.S. tour, the orchestra delivered unequivocal proof that it is a fantastic ensemble, and that Yannick Nézet-Séguin is a phenomenal conductor.More about San Francisco Symphony »