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 . . .
Exceeding the high expectations of Friday’s (April 10) bustling, capacity audience at La Jolla’s Sherwood Auditorium, 24-year-old Russian piano virtuoso Daniil Trifonov soared with a brilliant recital of Bach, Beethoven and Franz Liszt . . .