Handel’s Alexander’s Feast yields a compact masterpiece — fresh, original, beautiful — starring the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale.
A Stanford conference on classical music’s recorded legacy suggests possibilities for the future.
A rapt listen to Dead Man Walking recorded from Houston Grand Opera’s 10th anniversary performances confirms that the opera’s brilliantly balanced score amplifies and personalizes the story’s emotional core beyond the realm of words.
Mardi Gras, Nubian arabesques, garden insects, enchantments: All great subjects for evocative works of orchestral wizardry at the S.F. Symphony, deftly conducted by Stéphane Denève and superbly performed.
The Romeros keep the legend of their classical guitar quartet alive through several generations.
There isn’t a concert in the Quartet’s 2012 lineup that I’d want to miss.
Those who have been waiting to hear this marvelous soprano live will finally get their wish.
The inside story of bringing a major piece from idea to completion. Composer Gabriela Lena Frank’s star continues to rise as she prepares a major commission from the S.F. Girls Chorus and the Berkeley Symphony.
Music Director Joana Carneiro leads Berkeley Symphony in a rousing
season finale, taking the audience on a spellbinding journey to Hungary.
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