Friday’s La Jolla SummerFest program featured chamber music from the exciting but contradictory musical landscape of Vienna during the first half of the 20th century–Korngold, Webern and Zemlinsky . . .
Mainly Mozart Music Director Michael Francis concluded this year’s festival with a bland program of early Mozart pieces and Felix Mendelssohn’s First Symphony . . .
‘Great Scott’–San Diego Opera’s latest contribution to the lively American contemporary opera scene, opened with abundant vocal fireworks and a flashy production Saturday (May 7) at Civic Theatre . . .
Opera NEO Artistic Director Peter Kozma announced the company’s upcoming summer festival will include Purcell’s ‘The Fairy Queen’ and Mozart’s ‘Don Giovanni’ . . .