Under the direction of Ruben Valenzuela, San Diego’s Bach Collegium performed a complete version of G. F. Handel’s oratorio “Messiah” at the First Presbyterian Church of San Diego on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 . . .
Pianist Richard Goode play a solo recital Friday (November 10) at the Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall that was marked by interpretative depth and emotional maturity , , ,
In the final La Jolla SummerFest chamber music concert, cellist Alisa Weilerstein exuded charisma and intensity in addition to her superb technique and sympathetic musicianship . . .
By the time pianist Jeremy Denk reached the midway point on the first half of his recital at La Jolla Presbyterian Church Friday (May 12), he had the audience eating out of the palm of his hand. By the time he was finished, they were standing on their feet applauding and shouting!
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 […]
Harpsichordist Ohnishi Pits Contemporary Composer Lei Lang Against J. S. Bach in a Musical Fight to the Finish
For her Wednesday (April 26) harpsichord recital at UC San Diego’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall, Takae Ohnishi featured the music of J. S. Bach interspersed with chamber works by the contemporary composer Lei Liang . . .