Press and Selected Reviews

2016

Sarah Cahill closes Fresh Sound season with winning pitches | San Diego Tribune | Marcus Overton | 11.05.2016
'Light Readings' Introduces Compelling New Voice to Music Scene | Chicago Tribune | John von Rhein | 6.07.2016
Jennifer Koh Asks 32 Musicians to Respond to Paganini | New York Times | Corinna da Foncesca-Wollheim | 6.01.2016

2015

Meet the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Newest Composers-in-Residence | Chicago Magazine | Doyle Armbrust | 10.1.2015
Enviable artistry on view in Post:Ballet's 'Six Pack' program | San Francisco Chronicle | Allan Ulrich | 7.25.2015
SoundBox Composers Play with Texture and Time | San Francisco Classical Voice | Patrick Galvin | 4.21.2015
SoundBox 2, Zellerbach Recital Hall, San Francisco - Review | Financial Times | Allan Ulrich | 4.13.2015

2014

Amid Familiar Repertoire, the New York Premiere of an Oceanic Journey | The New York Times | David Allen | 11.21.2014
Five Questions to Samuel Adams | I CARE IF YOU LISTEN | Jarrett Goodchild | 11.06.2014
NYO-USA is Sensational at Disney Hall | The LA Times | Mark Swed | 8.05.2014
NYO-USA Flexes its Muscles at Carnegie Hall | The New York Times | Anthony Tommasini | 7.23.2014
Berkeley Symphony Premieres Adams' Violin Concerto | I CARE IF YOU LISTEN | Kelsey Walsh | 3.12.2014
Berkeley Symphony, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, California - Review | Financial Times | Allan Ulrich | 2.10.2014
Berkeley Symphony Review | San Francisco Chronicle | Joshua Kosman | 2.08.2014
Berkeley Symphony Premieres Samuel Adams' Concerto | SJ Mercury News | Richard Scheinin | 2.07.2014
Samuel Carl Adams Unplugs for 1st Violin Concerto | San Francisco Chronicle | Jesse Hamlin | 1.22.2014

2013

Sweeter Music and High Art | NewMusicBox | Sid Chen | 12.18.2013
Review: The Living Earth Show - High Art | ATTN:Magazine | Jack Chuter | 12.17.2013
Contemporaneous Shines in Music At First Concert | I CARE IF YOU LISTEN | Sam Reising | 12.13.2013
St. Lawrence Quartet debuts Samuel Carl Adams | San Jose Mercury News | Richard Scheinin | 10.14.2013
Liminal Space Kickoff | I CARE IF YOU LISTEN | Shannon Langman | 10.4.2013
Yo Dawg, I Heard You Like Brooklyn | NewMusicBox | Isaac Schankler | 4.25.2013
Critic's Notebook: Music thats all over the map | Los Angeles Times | Mark Swed | 4.18.2013

2012

SFCMP Contributes to the Cage Centennial Festivities | San Francisco Examiner | Stephen Smoliar | 10.26.2012
The SF Symphony Performs Adams and Mahler | I CARE IF YOU LISTEN | Kelsey Walsh | 10.10.2012
SF Symphony Plays Mahler and Samuel Carl Adams | New York Times | Anthony Tommasini | 9.30.2012
SF Symphony :: Adams/Mahler | All I Know Blog | Richard Friedman | 9.30.2012
'Drift and Providence' Delivers | San Francisco Chronicle | Joshua Kosman | 9.29.2012
MTT Leads Debut of Adams's 'Drift and Providence' | San Jose Mercury News | Richard Scheinin | 9.29.2012
10 Facts about Composer Samuel Carl Adams | San Jose Mercury News | Richard Scheinin | 9.29.2012
MTT's Bold Move in SFS Program Design | San Francisco Examiner | Stephen Smoliar | 9.28.2012
The Living Earth Show's Tangents Recital | San Francisco Examiner | Stephen Smoliar | 4.29.2012
The Living Earth Show: A Striking Vision | San Francisco Classical Voice | Scott Cmiel | 4.28.2012