Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio’s rousing performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.1 in C Major fit Saturday’s (June 17) Mainly Mozart Festival theme “Revolutionary Reactions” to a T . . .
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While the Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra was giving its resplendent account of Mozart’s Symphony No. 29 in A Major, K. 201, on Thursday (June 15) at the Balboa Theatre, I mused on how well this orchestra was flourishing under the leadership of Music Director Michael Francis . . .
The air could not have been more electric in the Balboa Theatre Saturday night (June 10) when the Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra offered Stravinsky’s “Pulcinella Suite” under the baton of Music Director Michael Francis and Conrad Tao launched into his exuberant keyboard fusillade that turned into Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 8 . . .
Art of Élan’s Artistic Director Kate Hatmaker brought in New York City’s NOW Ensemble, a contemporary music quintet, to accompany as energetic evening of contemporary dance by Malashock Dance . . .
Continuing its admirable Haydn Voyages series at the Maritime Museum of San Diego, the Hausmann Quartet offered a cannily varied program Sunday, May 28.
To mark Memorial Day, the choral ensemble San Diego Pro Arte Voices presented a concert Monday (May 29) at St. Andrew’s by the Sea Episcopal Church in Pacific Beach: Disarm Hate—a musical response to gun violence.