As a prelude to SummerFest’s upcoming weekend of all-Shostakovich programs, Tuesday’s (August 18) SummerFest concert offered an overview of Russian music just before the Russian Revolution . . .
La Jolla SummerFest 2015 opened Friday (August 7) with a scintillating performance of Janáček by the Escher String Quartet and a splendid Mozart Piano Quartet that took the breath away . . .
Because foreign orchestras from our own hemisphere are rarely heard in San Diego, Friday’s (March 13) concert by the Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de Méxio at the Jacobs Music Center’s Copley Symphony Hall brought a welcome change of repertory . . .
Celebrating Complexity, the title of Saturday evening’s (Jan. 10) 2015 soundON Festival of Modern Music performance at the La Jolla Athenaeum, succinctly describes this festival’s aesthetic profile and the intention of its resident ensemble—not accidentally called NOISE . . .
In his ten years at the helm of the San Diego Symphony, maestro Jahja Ling has been a Mahler proponent, and on Saturday (November 22) at the Jacobs Music Center’s Copley Hall, Ling offered Mahler’s mighty Symphony No. 7 in E Minor. . .