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Hear contemporary chamber music at SoundOn fest in La Jolla

The festival will include a celebration of Morris Palter's debut CD.

The seventh annual soundON Festival of Modern Music, Jan. 9-12 at the Athenaeum, brings together an international roster of composers and performers for a four-day exploration of contemporary chamber music.

La Jollan to play Fiona in ‘Shrek The Musical’

Lindsey Young, a La Jolla High School senior who will play Princess Fiona in ‘Shrek The Musical,’ strikes what she calls her ‘Disney Princess Pose.’ Ashley Mackin

La Jolla High School senior Lindsey Young will take on the role of Princess Fiona in the California Youth Conservatory production of “Shrek The Musical,” at the Lyceum Theater downtown.

One Night Only: Arcangelo Corelli music live at the Athenaeum

On Nov. 24, a modern-day violin virtuoso and her gifted keyboard accompanist will pay tribute to a legendary 18th century violinist/composer with a special concert at the Athenaeum.

Want to hear some cool, music played by local musicians? Here’s a lineup of venues in La Jolla

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Eddie V’s: (jazz) 5-9 p.m. Sunday-Tuesday, 6-10 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1270 Prospect St., eddiev.com

La Jolla Symphony & Chorus will take listeners to the sublime for ‘utterly ecstatic’ December concerts

Steven Schick conducts the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus. Courtesy Photo

The weekend of Dec. 7-8, 2013, Steven Schick leads the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus (LJS&C) in an inspiring concert featuring Aaron Jay Kernis’ beautiful Musica Celestis (“Music of the Heavens”) for string orchestra, the world premiere of a lush work for large orchestra and chorus by Paul Hembree, Ikarus-Azur, and Maurice Ravel’s opulent ballet Daphnis et Chloe.

Pre-holiday evenings at Lux Art Institute offer music, art, ornaments

Art of Elan co-founders, Kate Hatmaker and Demarre McGill, bring two nights of uncommon music to Lux Art institute in Encinitas, Nov. 21-22, 2013. (Courtesy Photo)

Last April, the acclaimed chamber group, Art of Elan, gave its first, sold-out, one-night-only performance at Lux Art Institute in Encinitas. Now, on Nov. 20 and 21, they will return to Lux with two nights of lively and uncommon music by a trio of composers: Heitor Villa-Lobos, a Brazilian; Sergei Prokofiev, a Russian; and John Corigliano, a 75-year-old New Yorker whose work includes an Oscar-winning film score for “The Red Violin,” a Grammy Award for “Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan,” and a Pulitzer Prize in Music for his “Symphony No. 2.”

Sing out with glee! La Jolla after-school choral groups showcase talent, passion and acceptance

Members of the La Jolla Country Day Glee Club perform at a competition in Anaheim last spring. Courtesy

Recent research suggests physiological changes occur when young people sing together, reports Louise Carmon, Bishop’s Upper School Choral Music Director. “There is a gene in the brain that clicks on … their hearts synchronize.”

Let’s Review: Iconic figure comes alive with ‘The Tallest Tree in the Forest’ at La Jolla Playhouse

Daniel Beaty, playwright and star of La Jolla Playhouse’s world-premiere production of ‘The Tallest Tree in the Forest,’ projects storytelling, history and songs in this riveting production at the Playhouse’s Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. Don Ipock

Daniel Beaty, playwright and star of La Jolla Playhouse’s world premiere of “The Tallest Tree in the Forest,” (a tribute to Paul Robeson), seamlessly takes up the challenge of a one-man show with an exhilarating performance.

La Jolla Presbyterian kicks off 52nd concert series

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The La Jolla Presbyterian Church’s “Worship and Art Concerts” are known for showcasing exceptional talent, and the 52nd annual series lineup is no different.

It’s Season 45 for La Jolla Music Society

Silk Road Ensemble performs 6 p.m. Oct. 20 at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s Sherwood Auditorium. Courtesy

Deepening San Diego’s cultural life and appealing to its increasingly diverse community is part of the La Jolla Music Society’s mission. This year, by bringing some of the world’s greatest music and musicians to San Diego for the 2013-2014 winter season, the society is far surpassing its own vision.

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