Friday’s opening night performance of San DIego Opera’s production of Ástor Piazzolla’s tango opera “María de Buenos Aires” offered a surrealist story and the tantalizing allure of Piazzolla’s brilliant music . . .
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On Friday (January 19) the choral ensemble Sacra/Profana offered its tribute to Carole King with a concert of new arrangements of her music, including all the songs from her iconic “Tapestry” album . . .
San Diego Opera’s upcoming production of Ástor Piazzolla’s tango opera María de Buenos Aires brings more than a new opera to San Diego. It opens a window on the rich Argentine musical culture for which the late composer has become an instantly recognizable symbol.
Steven Schick ramped up the excitement of his It’s About Time Festival with an all-star percussion marathon at the Jacobs Music Center Tuesday, January 16 . . .
For Opera NEO’s 2018 Summer Opera Festival and Workshop, San Diego’s younger, adventurous opera company will feature a rare Handel opera, “Partenope,” Franz Lehár’s beloved chestnut “The Merry Widow,” and “Idomeneo,” a Mozart opera most opera lovers know by title only.
Percussion virtuoso Steven Schick had the San Diego Symphony marching to the beat of his drum Saturday (January 13) in Roberto Sierra’s tumultuous Percussion Concerto at the Jacobs Music Center . . .