Richard Strauss on life and death matters was San Diego Symphony Music Director Jahja Ling’s theme in three concerts (Feb. 6-8) at Copley Symphony Hall will soprano Nicole Cabell . . .
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For several decades, the popular Japanese performing ensemble Kodo has coupled the austere traditional discipline of taiko drumming with the requirements of commercial entertainment. Friday (Feb. 6) this enterprising team brought its latest traveling show One Earth Tour 2015: Mystery to San Diego’s Balboa Theatre . . .
No one has exercised a more profound influence on the character and direction of music at UC San Diego than composer Roger Reynolds. So it was fitting that the university fete its Pulitzer Prize winning resident composer on his 80th birthday with a concert . . .
Shoppers and downtown workers on their lunch break Thursday (Jan. 29) were startled to hear strains of “Bess, you is my woman now” from Gershwin’s opera “Porgy and Bess” floating across the wide plaza in front of San Diego Civic Theatre . . .