Vladimir Feltsman

La Jolla Music Society celebrates the artistry of chamber music with SummerFest concert series and modern-art posters

La Jolla Music Society celebrates the artistry of chamber music with SummerFest concert series and modern-art posters

••• SummerFest 2015 to salute composer Dmitri Shostakovich

Besides stellar musicianship, what do the artists of La Jolla Music Society’s (LJMS) SummerFest 2015, both returning favorites and notable newcomers, have in common?

“All of them have that same ability to move an audience,” said Christopher Beach, LJMS president and artistic director.

SummerFest, now in its 29th year, is, of course, a festival of chamber music, which Beach calls “the most fulfilling, gratifying, enriched form of classic music because it’s small enough that you can see the notes, but it’s complex enough to inspire and engage...

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