Returning Sunday (Feb. 28) to La Jolla for his fourth local performance since he won the 2011 Tchaikovsky International Competition, the young Russian virtuoso Daniil Trifonov confirmed yet again that he is the preeminent concert pianist of his generation . . .
Singer, composer, and mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile rocked La Jolla’s sold-out Sherwood Auditorium Saturday with a performance that elated his ardent followers and easily won over the traditional crowd of the staid La Jolla Music Society . . .
The final La Jolla SummerFest 2015 concert opened Friday with a knockout performance of J. S. Bach’s Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C Minor, BWV 1060, featuring oboist Liang Wang, Principal Oboe of the New York Philharmonic . . .
Swedish percussionist Kjell Nordeson translated the peripatetic requirement of the orchestral percussionist into solo performance art for Fresh Sound at Bread and Salt Friday (May 1) in Barrio Logan . . .