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 . . .
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The splendid Israeli pianist Inon Barnatan electrified the San Diego Symphony audience Friday (January 6) playing Piano Concertos by Aaron Copland and Andrew Norman . . .
We asked each of our writers to cast their thoughts as “bravos” and “boos.” As you’ll see, some of them found it easier to do than others. Be that as it may, we proudly present essays by Ken Herman, Kris Eitland, Bill Eadie, David Dixon, Martin Jones Westlin, and Welton Jones.
Guest conductor Edo de Waart led a triumphant account of Beethoven’s Ninth (“Choral”) Symphony with the San Diego Symphony and San Diego Master Choral this weekend (Dec. 9-11) . . .
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 […]
The noted Japanese violinist Midori gave an exciting, refreshing account of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with the San Diego Symphony on Friday (April 1) at Copley Symphony Hall . . .