Sunday’s chilly, May gray afternoon provided appropriate weather in which to consider Franz Schubert’s and poet Wilhelm Müller’s wintry song cycle “Die Winterreise,” with its morbid musings over a lonely midwinter trek. Baritone Michael Sokol and pianist Nicolas Reveles did the honors in the downtown San Diego Public Library’s Neil Morgan Auditorium,

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Shoppers and downtown workers on their lunch break Thursday (Jan. 29) were startled to hear strains of “Bess, you is my woman now” from Gershwin’s opera “Porgy and Bess” floating across the wide plaza in front of San Diego Civic Theatre . . .

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