To mark Memorial Day, the choral ensemble San Diego Pro Arte Voices presented a concert Monday (May 29) at St. Andrew’s by the Sea Episcopal Church in Pacific Beach: Disarm Hate—a musical response to gun violence.
The eminent conductor Charles Dutoit ascended the podium of the San Diego Symphony Friday (May 19) to lead a vivid concert of Stravinsky, Ravel, Mozart and Beethoven . . .
This weekend, the dashing young German conductor-composer Matthias Pintscher and the Russian-born pianist Kirill Gerstein visitted the San Diego Symphony for Béla Bartók’s Third Piano Concerto. Pintscher led the orchestra in vivid performances of Anton Webern’s early tone poem “Im Sommerwind” . . .
By the time pianist Jeremy Denk reached the midway point on the first half of his recital at La Jolla Presbyterian Church Friday (May 12), he had the audience eating out of the palm of his hand. By the time he was finished, they were standing on their feet applauding and shouting!