“All music was new at one time,” quipped Matthew Aucoin Tuesday as he welcomed the audience to his “Hearing the Future” festival chamber music program in the Auditorium at TSRI. Following his festival theme, Aucoin chose pieces that were pivotal when they were written, displaying approaches that pointed to a musical future barely on the horizon.
One look at the set for Moon Over Buffalo, the current North Coast Repertory Theatre showbiz send-up, and you know what’s in store for the duration. About 48 1/2 doors line its perimeter, all ripe for the slamming; and if that doesn’t foretell a high farce, little else does. The story peaks a crumb too […]
Music Director Designate Rafael Payare’s heady concerts with the San Diego Symphony last weekend marked the opening of the orchestra’s bravely titled “Hearing the Future” festival. In an interview at the Jacobs Music Center, Festival Curator Matthew Aucoin explained what the curious title means and how it came about. “When I was first talking to […]
Culinary comparisons may be approximate at best, but if Music Director Designate Rafael Payare’s Thursday San Diego Symphony program was a buffet of tantalizing appetizers, his Friday program (January 11) at Copley Symphony Hall was clearly the substantial main course.
Brandishing his new title as Music Director Designate, Rafael Payare opened his weekend blitz of San Diego Symphony performances with a stunning concert Thursday at Copley Symphony Hall, the first performance on the orchestra’s month-long “Hearing the Future” festival.
The 2018 Craig Noel Award nominations have been announced and posted.