Music

  • 2017 Modern Music Festival will strike a chord at La Jolla's Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, Jan. 5-8

    2017 Modern Music Festival will strike a chord at La Jolla's Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, Jan. 5-8

    The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will host the 10th annual SoundON Festival of Modern Music, a four-day long series of concerts, performances, workshops, lectures and art, Jan. 5-8, 2017 at 1008 Wall St., La Jolla. In collaboration with San Diego New Music, the program is curated by NOISE percussionist...

  • Stravinsky's 'Psalms,' headline December Symphony & Chorus concert

    Stravinsky's 'Psalms,' headline December Symphony & Chorus concert

    The La Jolla Symphony & Chorus (LJS&C) presents the second concert of its 62nd season, Dec. 3-4, showcasing two very different approaches to the symphony. Music Director Steven Schick conducts the orchestra and chorus in Igor Stravinsky’s “Symphony of Psalms” and orchestra in Beethoven’s 6th Symphony....

  • La Jolla Symphony & Chorus hires new choral director

    La Jolla Symphony & Chorus hires new choral director

    The La Jolla Symphony & Chorus (LJS&C) has hired Patrick Walders as its next choral director after a search that included local and out-of-state candidates. Walders is an Associate Professor of Music at San Diego State University (SDSU), where he conducts the Aztec Concert Choir, SDSU Chamber Choir and...

  • La Jolla Symphony & Chorus opens 62nd season Oct. 29

    La Jolla Symphony & Chorus opens 62nd season Oct. 29

    “Music from the Middle of Life” is the theme of the new La Jolla Symphony & Chorus (LJS&C) season, which runs Oct. 29-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, these works acted...

  • ArtPower to bring three nights of hot sounds to UCSD

    ArtPower to bring three nights of hot sounds to UCSD

    Love music, especially when it’s close to home? October is a great time to discover ArtPower (AP), UC San Diego’s fine purveyor of music, dance and movies from around the world. This season, AP is introducing “American Routes,” a series of concerts featuring the diverse traditions that have shaped...

  • 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,...

  • Father and Son Share the Spotlight

    Father and Son Share the Spotlight

    La Jolla Symphony & Chorus ending season on a personal note, June 4-5

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