On Friday, May 5, Maestro Jahja Ling commenced his valedictory month as San Diego Symphony Music Director with a sweeping and at times sumptuous account of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 in D Minor . . .
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Harpsichordist Ohnishi Pits Contemporary Composer Lei Lang Against J. S. Bach in a Musical Fight to the Finish
For her Wednesday (April 26) harpsichord recital at UC San Diego’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall, Takae Ohnishi featured the music of J. S. Bach interspersed with chamber works by the contemporary composer Lei Liang . . .
San Diego Opera opened its updated production of Verdi’s evergreen “La Traviata” at Civic Theatre on April 22 . . .
Anyone still wondering what San Diego Opera will look under the leadership of General Director David Bennett need only peruse the company’s recently announced programming for the upcoming 2017-18 season . . .
At long last, brass players dominated a San Diego New Music concert presented Friday (April 21) at the La Jolla Athenaeum . . .
Making his San Diego Opera debut, the dashing American lyric tenor Jesús Garcia is eager to reprise one of his favorite opera roles, Alfredo Germont, in the company’s upcoming production of Verdi’s evergreen “La Traviata” . . .