For some professionals, making music is more trouble than it’s worth amid the pressures of the business. For the Four Seasons, those pressures created two very different entities, as Broadway San Diego’s very good ‘Jersey Boys’ reflects.
For a host of reasons, the post of organist at the First United Methodist Church of San Diego has always been one of the area’s plum positions. The congregation’s striking modernist building has been a Mission Valley landmark since its construction in 1964, and the massive L. W. Blackinton pipe organ filling the rear gallery […]
“I was focused on themes of feminism and solidarity when the presidential election hit us…we all had different reactions. The dance asks questions: What if you don’t agree with your other sisters? What does it mean to be an American? What is a feminist?”
Although the Westwind Brass ensemble has established its enviable reputation playing the classical brass quintet repertory, in recent seasons it has branched out.
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 . . .