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.
San Diego Symphony
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 . . .
Dance ruled at the San Diego Symphony’s concerts this weekend (March 18-20) with a powerful account of Stravinsky’s Suite from “The Firebird” and the premiere of a Gabriela Lena Frank’s “Five Scenes” danced by seven members of Malashock Dance . . .