In the final La Jolla SummerFest chamber music concert, cellist Alisa Weilerstein exuded charisma and intensity in addition to her superb technique and sympathetic musicianship . . .
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Festival programming that runs out of pleasant surprises is likely to overstay its welcome, so SummerFest Music Director Cho-Liang Lin came up with a pair highly unusual offerings by Britten and Elgar for Sunday’s (August 20) afternoon concert at the Conrad Prebys Concert Hall . . .
Violinist Cho-Liang Lin and pianist Jon Kimura Parker delivered Tuesday (August 15) the first of four Summerfest 2017 concerts dedicated to playing all 10 Beethoven Violin Sonatas . . .
To a very traditional program of Mendelssohn and Brahms they brought that unfailing ensemble unity that comes from extensive living with repertory
Opera NEO Artistic Director gave San Diego opera buffs a chance to experience Christoph Willibald Gluck’s rarely staged 1777 tragedy “Armide” . . .
The articulate and ever perceptive program annotater Eric Bromberger hosted Thursday’s (August 10) event that featured the Ulysses Quartet and pipa virtuosa Wu Man.