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Soul-stirring musical memoir comes to San Diego Rep

Mona Golabek stars in ‘the Pianist of willesden Lane’ at san Diego rep theatre. Courtesy

In 2003, Mona Golabek co-wrote a book about her mother, which became the basis for a one-woman show, “The Pianist of Willesden Lane,” which premiered at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles in 2012.

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During the classical-music festival SummerFest each year, conservatory students are invited to participate in the master class series, coached by SummerFest veteran musicians under the direction of La Jolla Music Society.

Crowds move and grove with Theo & Zydeco Patrol for La Jolla Concerts by the Sea: Four, free summer shows left in season

Theo & the Zydeco Patrol brought Louisiana blues and Cajun sounds to hundreds of happy locals and tourists for La Jolla Concerts by the Sea at Scripps Park.

“Father of the String Quartet” Haydn gets top billing at SummerFest 2014

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Not only the brilliance but the gentle spirit of Franz Joseph Haydn will be omnipresent at La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest 2014, which opens July 30 and for which Haydn is this year’s festival’s featured composer.

La Jolla Presbyterian Church to host free concert

La Jolla Presbyterian Church presents a “Greatest Hits” concert featuring its Chancel Choir, La Jolla Brass, LJPC Orchestra and Hand Bell choir 4 p.m., Sunday, June 22 at 7715 Draper Ave.

Guide to Summer Fun in La Jolla

Here comes the Summer of 2014 and with it moonlit pier walks, extended hours at galleries, concerts, camps for kids, beach parties, and all kinds of cultural events from art exhibits to music fests to world-class theater. Below is your guide to June, July and August in The Jewel.

La Jolla Symphony & Chorus: ‘Life’ season ends with ‘Ode to Common Things’

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Music Director Steven Schick will open the concert, conducting the orchestra in Leos Janácek’s “Zárlivost” and the high spirits of Haydn’s “London Symphony.”

San Diego Children’s Choir will hold auditions for singers in grades 3-12


The San Diego Children’s Choir is holding auditions for singers in grades 3-12. The Choir offers children a chance to achieve artistic excellence, attain personal goals and perform professionally while serving the community.

La Jolla singer Nina Francis is inspired by music’s best

nina Francis’ self-titled eP is available for download on iTunes.

Singer, songwriter, guitarist and 2010 The Bishop’s School grad Nina Francis is so proficient in pop music, she has a degree in it. Seriously.

La Jolla Athenaeum series to showcase ‘Hollywood’ music

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If you loved pianist Jacquelyne Silver’s series last year, “From Brahms to Broadway!” you will be captivated by her new, four-night presentation, “Hooray for Hollywood!”

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