Friday’s performance by the San Diego Symphony was the best of concerts, and it was the worst of concerts . . .
Wendy Whelan’s duet “First Fall” with Brian Brooks has grown to a new suite, “Some of a Thousand Words,” and the string quartet Brooklyn Rider performs with them LIVE
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.
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 . . .
Bodhi Tree Concerts and the men of Sacra/Profana produced “All Is Calm: the Christmas Truce of 1914” November 17-19, 2017, in San Diego’s Veterans Museum at Balboa Park. The 2:00 p.m. performance on November, 18, 2017, was viewed for this review.
Given the San Diego Symphony’s current season without a music director, the presence of guest conductor Johannes Debus conducting an all-French program this past weekend (November 11 & 12) provided welcome uplift . . .