With pianist Bryan Verhoye, the Ardor Trio offered a robust, stimulating chamber concert Saturday in the Meeting House of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego.
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San Diego’s Diversionary Theatre presents its Romeo and Romeo musical, Todd Almond’s 2010 “Girlfriend,” a work that pulses with the music of 1990s pop icon Matthew Sweet.
If you should ask me what sort of musician Nicolas Reveles is, you would be wise to sit down, because the answer is neither short nor simple. I have encountered him as a church organist and as a respected university music faculty member. His persuasive solo piano recitals have always left me wanting to hear […]
On Friday, August 30, Australian guest conductor Christopher Dragon adeptly refurbished the San Diego Symphony’s familiar but fading end-of-summer ritual at their outdoor site on San Diego Bay, the all-Tchaikovsky grand finale.
Following longstanding tradition, the final La Jolla SummerFest program is a chamber orchestra concert. Festival Music Director Inon Barnatan not only upheld the tradition but—as is his wont—improved upon it. Guest Conductor Nicholas McGegan led an impressive list of soloists with this exceptional chamber ensemble Friday, August 23, at The Conrad.
Eye, ear, and imagination have never been so simultaneously deluged in SummerFest’s 33 years of programming as they were Wednesday, August 21, with the Mark Morris Dance Group taking center stage at The Conrad.