| Jun 3, 2011
| 3:31 PM
The penultimate program of the Baltimore Symphony's season balances feel-good orchestral pieces by Osvaldo Golijov and Benjamin Britten against a piano concerto by Johannes Brahms packed with darkly emotional drama. It makes for an engrossing combination....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Laura Bleiberg's review of "New Work" by Edouard Lock, artistic director of La La La Human Steps....
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Mark Swed review Andreas Scholl's exquisitely confusing Purcell in Walt Disney Concert Hall....
| Mar 31, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Those who attended the March 28 Orland School District 135 Board of Trustee meeting received a short concert before board members got down to business. …...
| Nov 8, 2009
Susan Graham and Nicholas McGegan have never collaborated before. But when they get together, the Texas-raised mezzo-soprano and British conductor behave like an old married couple. On a recent afternoon in Berkeley, the home base of the Philharmonia...
| Oct 17, 2008
There's nothing like a little harp music to soothe jangled nerves. Popular at weddings, funerals and not a few brises, the age-old instrument, with its sensual curves and ethereal-sounding glissandi, not only has an aristocratic air but also seems an...
| Mar 22, 2009
Call it a musical homecoming more than 275 years in the making.
Antonio Vivaldi's "Motezuma," first performed in 1733 in Venice, was long considered a lost opera, its score having vanished, like so many other works of that era, into the void of history....