The Borromeo String Quartet demonstrated unequivocally how using the computer can improve the performance of Beethoven’s monumental String Quartet, Op. 130 . . .
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Handel’s early London success “Rinaldo” completed this year’s summer season for Opera NEO. The young cast made an excellent case for Handel’s rich score, and director Peter Kozma sprinkled some 21st-century touches into this story from the 11th century . . .
The medieval German city of Hamelin has been known for centuries by its iconic musician, the pied piper. From Wednesday’s La Jolla SummerFest concert, a good case could be made that San Diego’s iconic musician is percussionist Steven Schick . . .
Opera NEO at the Palisades Amphitheater created its own “music of the night” with Bizet’s ‘Carmen’ and a Mozart musical comedy . . .
La Jolla SummerFest 2015 opened Friday (August 7) with a scintillating performance of Janáček by the Escher String Quartet and a splendid Mozart Piano Quartet that took the breath away . . .