Garrick Ohlsson

Piano virtuoso to perform for music society patrons

Admired around the world for his formidable technique and vast repertoire, Grammy-nominated pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin will perform at 8 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Sherwood Auditorium at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla.

As the guest of the La Jolla Music Society, Hamelin will open its season's Frieman Family Piano Series.

His program will include Mozart's Sonata in A Minor K.310, Lizst's Venezia e Napoli, Faure's Nocturne No. 6 in D-flat Major and Alkan's Symphonie for Solo Piano. All pieces will be played on the music society's "The Belanich Steinway."

Before the concert at 7 p.m., Marcus Overton, an Emmy Award-winning radio and television...