Camarada, that sophisticated chamber music collective run by Beth Ross Buckley and Dana Burnett, presented a rich, emotionally charged concert Saturday (May 6) at Bread and Salt in Barrio Logan. Titled “Cantos de Amor,” this generous program mined the great mother lode of love-stricken songs and ballads written by Hispanic composers . . .
On Friday, May 5, Maestro Jahja Ling commenced his valedictory month as San Diego Symphony Music Director with a sweeping and at times sumptuous account of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 in D Minor . . .
Harpsichordist Ohnishi Pits Contemporary Composer Lei Lang Against J. S. Bach in a Musical Fight to the Finish
For her Wednesday (April 26) harpsichord recital at UC San Diego’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall, Takae Ohnishi featured the music of J. S. Bach interspersed with chamber works by the contemporary composer Lei Liang . . .
San Diego Opera opened its updated production of Verdi’s evergreen “La Traviata” at Civic Theatre on April 22 . . .
It was the best of concerts, it was the worst of concerts: all that is best and worst in the world of classical music.
The Ariel Quartet rocks the Prebys at UC San Diego . . .