Ringo Starr and his All-Starrs deliver a blast from the past variety show that feels like a surreal two-hour car ride or the best wedding reception ever…
World war? What world war? The human experience is a virtual kaleidoscope of triumph over adversity through humor, as evidenced through Lamb’s Players Theatre’s current ‘CHAPS!’ Sadly, that’s about all there is to be said for this surprisingly substandard piece.
Steven Schick Leads Stirring, Probing Account of Bernstein’s “Kaddish” Symphony with La Jolla Symphony
After a rugged and stirring performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Symphony No. 3, “Kaddish,” by the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus Saturday, March 16, I left UC San Diego’s Mandeville Auditorium refreshed and uplifted. Bernstein’s “Kaddish” Symphony, based on the ancient Hebrew prayer for the dead, takes the listener on a probing and at times exalting journey.
For Art of Élan’s sleekly delivered concert on March 12 at the San Diego Museum of Art, Executive Director Kate Hatmaker selected an unusually amazing musical repast, starting with Georg Phillipp Telemann’s “Gulliver’s Travels” Suite for two violins and ending with a rare string quartet by film score great Nino Rota