The premiere of Joseph Martin Waters’ opera “El Colibrí Mágico” in San Diego State University’s Smith Recital Hall on Sunday, October 13, tantalized the audience with the first half of this intriguing work.
This week’s San Diego Symphony concert featured Víkingur Ólafsson’s smart, spirited Mozart Piano Concerto in C Minor, K 491, and Felix Mendelssohn’s complete incidental music to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Op. 61.
Bach Collegium San Diego Brings Its Stylish Period Interpretation of the Brandenburg Concertos to East County
The eminent Bach Collegium San Diego opened its 17th season Friday, October 11, at Cuyamaca College in Rancho San Diego with an all-Bach program that lived up to the ensemble’s estimable period music performance standards.
New Music Director Rafael Payere thrilled the sold-out audience at Copley Symphony Hall Saturday leading the San Diego Symphony in an electric, emotionally riveting account of Gustav Mahler’s monumental Fifth Symphony.
San Diego State University Musicians Offer Virtuoso Contemporary Fare at Bread and Salt in Barrio Logan
Music Director Michael Gerdes took the San Diego State University Chamber Orchestra and a cache of other SDSU musicians down to Bread and Salt in Barrio Logan Sunday afternoon to perform an engaging concert of contemporary music. With its high ceiling and unfinished, bare brick walls, the chaste performance space embraces all styles of music. […]
With pianist Bryan Verhoye, the Ardor Trio offered a robust, stimulating chamber concert Saturday in the Meeting House of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego.