Basically British X: Across the English Channel

The Holy Sonnets of John Donne by Britten; Let Us Garlands Bring by Finzi; Schéhérazade and Don Quichotte à Dulcinée by Ravel; selected songs by Ralph Vaughan WilliamsChronicle critic Joshua Kosman lyricized over Tony Award winning baritone Eugen Brancoveanu’s “phenomenally resonant voice” in the same review in which he characterized soprano Elza van den Heever […]

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Justin Kolb

Toccata by John Downey; Batucada by Victoria Bond; Mazurka by Frédéric Chopin; Des Abends and Arabesque by Robert Schumann; Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses and Lyon by Franz Liszt; Gran Sonata by Alfredo Diez NietoOne of the classical music world’s most well-traveled soloists, pianist Justin Kolb’s boasts a stellar career that has taken him to more […]

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Phantasy Ensemble

Mi Palpita Il Cor and Alma Innamorata by Handel; Trio for Violin, Viola and ‘Cello, Op. 9, No. 1 by Beethoven; Phantasy Quartet for Oboe & String Trio in F minor, Op. 2 by BrittenA veritable all-star lineup of celebrated musicians drawn from the robust Bay Area classical music community comes together at Old First […]

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