Opera NEO Artistic Director Peter Kozma announced his company’s offerings for summer of 2017, including Mozart’s beloved Cosi fan tutte and rare early operas by Francesco Cavalli and Gluck . . .
Joyce Yang, the much-heralded Korean concert pianist, joined the San Diego Symphony this weekend in a performance of Segei Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto. Having graced the roster of La Jolla SummerFest in several recent seasons, she is a known quantity here, and the Jacobs Music Center’s Copley Symphony Hall was filled with fans of both […]
When San Diego Opera decided to move outsidee the boundaries of grand opera, they could hardly have chosen a work more profoundly different than David T. Little’s contemporary chamber opera “Soldier Stories”
In accord with the longstanding La Jolla SummerFest tradition, Friday’s (August 26) grand finale performance featured a chamber orchestra, with renowned violinist Gil Shaham as soloist . . .
La Jolla SummerFest’s August 21 concert opened with William Bolcom’s charming, droll “Three Rags for String Quartet” and continued with quintets by Mozart and Robert Schumann . . .
Opera NEO’s compelling “Don Giovanni” production brimmed over with insights and creative approaches that have marked the company’s sparkling previous productions. A cast of young, well-trained singers proved more than equal to the challenges of one of Mozart’s most daunting scores . . .