Thursday in Copley Symphony Hall, the San Diego Symphony played an entire concert of craftily selected excerpts from the upcoming San Diego Symphony season under the adroit direction of Assistant conductor Sameer Patel.
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 . . .
Returning Sunday (Feb. 28) to La Jolla for his fourth local performance since he won the 2011 Tchaikovsky International Competition, the young Russian virtuoso Daniil Trifonov confirmed yet again that he is the preeminent concert pianist of his generation . . .
Tchaikovsky’s mighty Piano Trio in A Minor was given a first rate performance by the Montrose Trio Saturday (February 6) at La Jolla’s Sherwood Auditorium . . .
London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra visited San Diego on Friday (Jan. 22) with Van Cliburn International Piano Competition winner Vadym Kholodenko in tow . . .