Can San Diego audiences ever get too much of Gil Shaham? Just two months ago he brilliantly played Sergei Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto at La Jolla SummerFest, and Friday (October 14) he gave a thrilling account of Felix Mendelssohn’s beloved Violin Concerto with the San Diego Symphony under Music Director Jahja Ling—Shaham’s fifth local appearance in the last four years.
San Diego Symphony Music Director.Jahja Ling led an exciting, bravura “Don Quixote” by Richard Strauss at Friday’s (May 20) concert at the Jacobs Music Center . . .
San Diego Symphony Music Director Jahja Ling conducted a defining Mahler’s Sixth Symphony on Friday (April 29) at Copley Symphony Hall . . .
Thursday in Copley Symphony Hall, the San Diego Symphony played an entire concert of craftily selected excerpts from the upcoming San Diego Symphony season under the adroit direction of Assistant conductor Sameer Patel.
Music for multiple pianos occupied the San Diego Symphony Saturday (Jan. 30) as the orchestra’s Upright and Grand Piano Festival entered its final week . . .
Brazilian pianist Arnaldo Cohen soloed mightily in Johannes Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor Friday (January 29) with Jahja Ling and the San Diego Symphony . . .