On Friday the San Diego Symphony and San Diego Master Chorale presented the Berlioz ‘Te Deum,’ a rarely heard monumental work for chorus, orchestra, organ and tenor soloist . . .
Yaja Wang surprised her most ardent followers by opening the San Diego Symphony season performing an early Mozart Piano Concerto . . .
Fresh faces and new talent to look for in the upcoming San Diego Symphony season . . .
San Diego Symphony Music Director Jahja Ling brought the 2014-15 season—his penultimate season with the orchestra—to its conclusion Friday (May 22) with a predictable program of Beethoven and Brahms, featuring the accomplished American pianist Stephen Hough . . .
Guest conductor Murry Sidlin presented “Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín,” a concert of Guiseppe Verdi’s great Requiem surrounded by commentary about performances of this work given by Jews imprisoned by the Nazis in the notorious Theresienstadt Concentration Camp during World War II . . .