The 37-year-old Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare made an auspicious debut leading the San Diego Symphony last month, and the San Diego Symphony announced today that Payare will be its next Music Director, filling the vacancy left by maestro Jahja Ling, who retired in May 2017.
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Stellar performance of Bruckner’s mighty Symphony No. 8 in C minor
Lang Lang’s return to the Jacobs Music Center on Sunday (February 5) was greeted with the expected fervid applause even before he and the San Diego Symphony delivered an equally passionate account of Rachmaninoff’s First Piano Concerto . . .
The splendid Israeli pianist Inon Barnatan electrified the San Diego Symphony audience Friday (January 6) playing Piano Concertos by Aaron Copland and Andrew Norman . . .