Shakespeare’s most formal, artificial play is like an extension of Balboa Park this summer in the Old Globe Theatre’s verdant, joyous production.
Two of the summer’s better performances are up at Diversionary Theatre — but amid some criminally ingratiating material, the actors can do only so much in Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company’s slovenly Gutenberg! The Musical!.
La Jolla SummerFest’s August 21 concert opened with William Bolcom’s charming, droll “Three Rags for String Quartet” and continued with quintets by Mozart and Robert Schumann . . .
Cellist Mischa Maisky, a protégé of the late Mstislav Rostropovich, brought his solo recital of three J. S. Bach Suites for Unaccompanied Cello to SummerFest 2016 . . .