Under the direction of Patrick Walders, on Saturday the Pro Arte Voices chorus offered a generous portion of English sacred music by Benjamin Britten, Peter Warlock, Peter Racine Fricker, and Herbert Howells in its annual “Evening of Readings and Carols” at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Pacific Beach . . .
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The La Jolla Symphony and Chorus performed Francis Poulenc’s cantata ‘Gloria’ as well as Thomas Adès’ Violin Concerto, Op. 23, “Concentric Paths,” and other new music at Mandeville Auditorium December 9 & 10, 2017 . . ..
Guest conductor Johannes Debus again showed his conducting prowess leading the San Diego Symphony in an exciting account of Tchaikovsky’s First Symphony, as well as works by Mozart and Humperdinck . . .
Art of Élan’s superbly performed program of Latin American chamber music on Tuesday (November 21), deftly curated by Artistic Director Kate Hatmaker, sent me out of the San Diego Museum of Art elated.
San Diego’s Diversionary has mounted Jen Silverman’s arch 2016 play “The Moors,” a smartly acted, edge-of-your-seat production that defies easy categorization, but commandeers the audience on a wild ride through the environs of comedy, tragedy, romance, thriller, and historical melodrama . . .
Mozart’s Requiem was performed brilliantly by the San Diego Symphony and San Diego Master Chorale November 17-19, 2017, at the Jacobs Music Center . . .