Music

  • Summer concerts return to Scripps Park, July 17

    Summer concerts return to Scripps Park, July 17

    For 32 years on summer Sundays, the free La Jolla Concerts by the Sea series has provided a diverse soundtrack to picturesque family outings. Continuing the tradition, the 33rd annual eight-concert series kicks off 2 p.m. July 17 with Sue Palmer & her Motel Swing Orchestra in Scripps Park at La...

  • Church hosts dance party Friday night

    Church hosts dance party Friday night

    The Congregational Church of La Jolla invites music lovers of all ages to savor an evening of music and dancing, featuring a signature soundtrack designed by veteran DJ, music historian and La Jolla resident, Ron Jones. “Starry Nights: An evening of music and dancing with Ron Jones” is set for...

  • La Jolla's Best Bets for events, June 30

    La Jolla's Best Bets for events, June 30

    Small World, Big World Opening July 2 in the Gould Eddy Gallery onboard the Ferryboat Berkeley, 1492 North Harbor Drive, is “Steering Small – The Wonders of Nautical Models,” which explores a world of scaled down ships. See toy boats, ships in bottles, small crafts, intricate tiny replicas and...

  • La Jolla Symphony & Chorus picks 2016-17 concert theme

    La Jolla Symphony & Chorus picks 2016-17 concert theme

    “Music From the Middle of Life” will be the theme of the next La Jolla Symphony & Chorus (LJS&C) season, which opens Oct. 29 and closes June 11, 2017. Music Director Steven Schick said he built the concerts around music that composers wrote at the rich midpoint of their careers. In many cases,...

  • Mozart’s sister ‘back’ for a night at Balboa Theatre

    Mozart’s sister ‘back’ for a night at Balboa Theatre

    Mozart’s sister, nicknamed Nannerl (short for Maria Anna), was a gifted musician/composer who could have been a contender ... if she hadn’t been a girl. Billed as the “Wunderkinder,” Nannerl and Wolfi were a pair of prodigies who performed together, touring Europe under the direction of their father,...

  • La Jolla’s Best Bets for events: March 17-24

    La Jolla’s Best Bets for events: March 17-24

    Music in the Air • Aizuri Quartet takes the Athenaeum stage 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 21 as part of the Karatz Chamber concert series with Mozart’s Quintet in A major, K. 581; Yevgeniy Sharlat RIPEFG for string quartet; and Jean Sibelius’s String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 56, “Voces intimae,” 1008...

  • La Jolla’s Best Bets for events, March 10-17

    La Jolla’s Best Bets for events, March 10-17

    Musical Offerings ▪ Athenaeum Music & Arts Library continues the Barbara and William Karatz Chamber Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16 with the Dover String Quartet at 1008 Wall St. Program includes Mozart's “Quartet in B-flat major, K. 458,” Henri Dutilleux's “Ainsi la nuit,” and Dmitri...

  • Mixed company at Symphony & Chorus concert, March 12-13

    Mixed company at Symphony & Chorus concert, March 12-13

    A multi-media concert for the senses awaits as the fourth offering in the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus (LJS&C) 61st season, to be performed 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12 and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 13 in Mandeville Auditorium on the UCSD campus. Music Director Steven Schick will conduct the orchestra...

  • A Joyful Noise: Bodhi Tree concert series kicks off

    A Joyful Noise: Bodhi Tree concert series kicks off

    Organizers are planning a festive afternoon of music from local performers to kick off the fifth season of Bodhi Tree concerts and celebrate the best of the last five years, 4 p.m. Sunday, March 6 at St. James By-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 743 Prospect St. The mission of Bodhi Tree is twofold: 1)...

  • Many businesses to offer specials for 'La Jolla Nights' event Friday, March 4

    Many businesses to offer specials for 'La Jolla Nights' event Friday, March 4

    La Jolla Nights throughout the Village of La Jolla is back and better than ever! The first event of 2016 is just around the corner, 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 4, 2016 where you can expect some new businesses participating along with previous favorites. Here’s a look at just a few offering special La...

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