Category archives for: Music

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

Teresa Walters

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.

23rd chamber music series opens at the Athenaeum

The Formosa String Quartet will launch the music series with a concert on Oct. 27. Courtesy

The 23rd anniversary season of the Barbara and William Karatz Chamber Concert Series will open on Oct. 27 at the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, 1008 Wall St.

UCSD Music Department opens its Wednesday night music series at 7 p.m Oct. 9

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UC San Diego Department of Music / Division of Arts & Humanities UC San Diego Department of Music’s WEDNESDAYS@7 new and experimental music series opens 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 with a performance by cellist and music faculty member Charles Curtis at Conrad Prebys Music Center, near the Gilman Parking structure on campus.

Three musical evenings comprise acoustic series at La Jolla Athenaeum

Jack Tempchin

After a successful first return season, the Friday Acoustic Evenings series will bring nine more local musicians to the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library for 7:30 p.m. concerts hosted by Jefferson Jay, Oct. 11, Oct. 25 and Nov. 15.

Great American Songbook: Cabaret nights in La Jolla draw a musical crowd

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For the past three months, a group of vocal locals has been gathering to sip wine and take a stab at any number of popular standards and songs from the Great American Songbook.

Here’s a list of places to hear music live in La Jolla

The next chance to hear street concerts in the Village is 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Merchant’s Association’s Haute La Jolla Nights event.

From a soothing jazz ensemble to a rocking ’80s dance band, music lovers are sure to find cool sounds to usher in the fall season at one or more of the following La Jolla venues:

Not done yet! La Jolla High grad celebrates release of self-produced album

La Jolla High graduate nathan Fox will return to San Diego to release his EP ‘I’m All Done.’ Whitney Pratt

Nathan Fox, who grew up in La Jolla and attended Torrey Pines Elementary School, Muirlands Middle School and La Jolla High, will return to San Diego for the official release of his self-produced album, “I’m All Done,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave.

A Musical Journey: La Jolla Symphony & Chorus’ new season to celebrate ‘Life’

Music Director Steven Schick and the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus in rehearsal. Courtesy

The La Jolla Symphony & Chorus’ (LJS&C) 2013-2014 season titled, “Life,” will feature a series of music events that will each take a page from the exigencies of being human, culminating in a spring celebration of Choral Director David Chase’s 40th anniversary year with the ensemble.

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