The American Revolution addressed from the perspective of a classic underdog in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s epic ‘Hamilton’ is also a revolution in theatrical application of the vernacular to the mythic.
Igor Levit’s piano recital for the La Jolla Music Society–alternately thrilling, serious, and a bit dour– at the Auditorium at TSRI began with a J. S. Bach transcription and culminated with Ferruccio Busoni’s monumental transcription of Franz Liszt’s grand organ solo, Fantasia and Fugue on “Ad Nos, ad Salutarum Undam.”
Raúl Prieto Ramírez—San Diego’s newly minted Civic Organist—played a sensational opening recital Sunday (January 7) at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park . . .
…a shock for some eyes and ears. Contemporary music and culture mixed up with Tchaikovsky, and cranked up to eleven. You’ll feel the booming sound blowing your hair backward, and this production turns the story on its head with…