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 . . .
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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 . . .
Brazilian pianist Arnaldo Cohen soloed mightily in Johannes Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor Friday (January 29) with Jahja Ling and the San Diego Symphony . . .
Under the direction of guest conductor Karina Canellakis, the San Diego Symphony offered a stirring, gorgeously detailed and smartly disciplined account of Mussorgsky’s “Pictures from a Exhibition” Saturday . . .