San Diego’s Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company opened its production of David Mamet’s “American Buffalo” Saturday, November 16, at the Tenth Avenue Arts Center, a modest venue located in a not yet gentrified part of the city’s East Village that is the precisely the type of neighborhood in which Mamet’s play takes place.
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Camarada Brings Concert of French Impressionist Composers to Balboa Park’s Museum of Photographic Arts
Camarada, the San Diego collective of professional musicians now celebrating its 25th season, presented a chamber concert of Impressionist works Sunday at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park.
The Danish String Quartet returned to La Jolla Saturday, November 16, bringing a joyful, sonically resplendent Beethoven String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 127, and the smoldering intensity of Dmitri Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 15 in E-flat Minor, Opus 144.
Friday’s November 15 concert by the San Diego Symphony featured Alisa Weilerstein provided riveting solos in Ernest Bloch’s “Schelomo, Hebraic Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra” and Richard Strauss’s “Don Quixote.”
Alisa Weilerstein’s breathtaking recital of three J. S. Bach Cello Suites at The Conrad in La Jolla on Tuesday opened a new chapter for the San Diego Symphony. The orchestra has wisely moved its Chamber Music Series from various downtown locations to the Baker-Baum Concert Hall in the La Jolla Music Society’s acclaimed new Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center.
Sunday’s November 10, 2019, Hausmann Quartet concert at the Maritime Museum of San Diego continued the ensemble’s traversal of all of the Haydn string quartets. Their program also included Andrew Norman’s “Peculiar Strokes” from 2011 and Igor Stravinsky’s rarely programmed single movement “Concertino” from 1920.