Sunday afternoon, SummerFest Music Director Inon Barnatan matched Claude Debussy’s “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun” and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s virtuoso, arch-Romantic Sonata in G Minor for Piano and Cello, Op. 19, with George Crumb’s rarely performed 1971 “Vox Balaenae” (“Voice of the Whale”) for amplified flute, cello and piano, and Maurice Ravel’s “Trois poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé.”
San Diego’s Opera NEO opened its 2019 summer festival slate of operas on Friday, August 3, with a commanding production of Rossini’s La Cenerentola in the Four Flowers Theater at La Jolla Country Day School.
“I believe” some may find “The Book of Mormon” too irreverent. But remember the heartwarming characters and message. F-bombs and C-word are excessive, still, it remains one of the funniest musicals, and the ending is romantically hopeful.
Loud Fridge Theatre Group’s first production turns out to be both provocative and well-produced…
The San Diego Pro Arte Voices under the musical direction of Patrick Walders opened its seventh season Friday offering a dependable array of off-the-beathen-path, sophisticated repertory sung with precision and verve