Beth Ross-Buckley and Dana Burnett’s Camarada instrumental ensemble presented a sparkling, invigorating chamber concert featuring San Diego Principal Trumpet Micah Wilkinson on September 30 in a North County residence . . .
Adjacent to the ticket table at the Hausmann Quartet’s Sunday (September 17) Haydn Voyages concert stood a chalkboard marking the string quartet’s progress: 17.6% of the composer’s 68 string quartets performed thus far. That our local string quartet—Hausmann is in residence at San Diego State University—is serious about traversing Haydn’s complete string quartet repertory and […]
On Saturday at Bread & Salt, Matt Welch, accomplished performer on the Great Highland bagpipe, served a banquet of dances, marches, and variations from the instrument’s traditional repertory, several of his own takes on these genres, as well as works by contemporary minimalist composers Philip Glass and Anthony Braxton . . .
The spunky Carlsbad Music Festival opened Friday, August 25, 2017, inspiring risk-taking when selecting concerts from its amazingly diverse schedule. Six performances are mentioned in this report about Founder and Music Director Matt McBane’s annual festival of contemporary music in beautiful downtown Carlsbad . . .
In the final La Jolla SummerFest chamber music concert, cellist Alisa Weilerstein exuded charisma and intensity in addition to her superb technique and sympathetic musicianship . . .
Jazz Violinist Regina Carter and her quartet performed an excellent show at the UC San Diego’s Prebys Concert Hall on Saturday night . . .