Between the spring 2016 revelation that San Diego Symphony Music Director Jahja Ling would retire at the end of the 2016-17 season and the announcement in February 2018 that the young Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare had been selected as Music Director Designate, San Diego musical circles were rife with speculation. Among the names most frequently […]
Advice is only as useful and the receiver thinks it is. ‘Tiny, Beautiful Things’ at the Old Globe introduces an advisor with a passionate following which may baffle audiences who have their own preferred oracles.
Opera NEO’s Saturday Concert Offers Tantalizing Previews of Music from Operas in the Company’s 2019 Summer Festival
Having survived Valentines Day, San Diego’s Opera NEO company has chosen the theme “Love Is in the Air” to title its concert of operatic airs and ensembles this Saturday, February 16, at 6:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of Palisades Presbyterian Church in Allied Gardens.
February 11, 2019 saw the presentation of the 2018 Craig Noel Awards at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, and the celebration of the best in San Diego Theatre. Those honored received plaques from members of the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle.
Friendships between younger and older people aren’t often treated with authenticity and dignity in the theatre. What’s refreshing about Grace McLeod’s one-act comedy Herland is how the play respectfully handles the relationships between a high school graduate and three significantly older women.
Songwriting legends Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller almost never saw the light of day together — but the aftermath of a ship disaster eventually made short work of any doubt. Today, we have ‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Music of Leiber and Stoller,’ New Village Arts’ absolutely outstanding account of their careers.