Radvanovsky Heads a Gripping, Radiant Donizetti Bel Canto Classic

United StatesUnited States Donizetti, Roberto Devereux: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of San Francisco Opera / Riccardo Frizza (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 8.9.2018. (HS)

Sondra Radvanovsky, Russell Thomas, and the cast of 'Roberto Devereux' (Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera)
Sondra Radvanovsky, Russell Thomas & cast of Roberto Devereux
(c) Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

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In Mahler, Elegance and Expressiveness as a Balm for Our Time

United StatesUnited States Mahler: Sasha Cooke (mezzo soprano), Pacific Boychoir (Andrew Brown [director]), women of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus (Ragnar Bohlin [director]), San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 28.6.2018. (HS)

Sasha Cooke (c) Vero Kherian
Sasha Cooke (c) Vero Kherian

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Singers Excel in an Inert Boris Godunov Concert

United StatesUnited States Mussorgsky, Boris Godunov (1869 version): Soloists, San Francisco Symphony Chorus (Ragnar Bohlin [director]), Pacific Boychoir  (Andrew Brown [director]), San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 14.6.2018. (HS)

Soloists, San Francisco Symphony & Michael Tilson Thomas (c) Cory Weaver

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Jordi Savall Leads a Sextet in Celtic Rarities

United StatesUnited States Various, Celtic Universe: (Jordi Savall, viols; Carlos Núñez, Galician bagpipes, pastoral pipes; Pancho Álvarez, viola caipara; Xurxo Núñez, percussion; Andrew Lawrence, Irish harp and psalterium; Frank McGuire, bodhrán), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Hall, San Francisco. 3.5.2018. (HS)

Jordi Savall

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