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La Jolla Music Society opens 54th concert season Oct. 8

Saxophonist Jess Gillam will play Sunday, Oct. 23, as part of the La Jolla Music Society's 2022-23 season.
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The 2022-23 schedule stretches to June 4, mostly at the Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center.

The La Jolla Music Society will open its 54th concert season on Saturday, Oct. 8, launching a schedule of 63 events stretching into June, mostly at the Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center in La Jolla.

The 2022-23 season will include 32 artists making their Music Society debuts, according to the nonprofit.

It also features 10 series — Piano, Revelle Chamber Music, Discovery, Recital, ProtoStar Innovative, Dance, Jazz, Global Roots, ConRAD Kids and Nat Geo Live Speaker — along with nine Concerts @ The JAI, the center’s cabaret-style theater.

Here is the schedule. Unless otherwise noted, events are in The Conrad’s Baker-Baum Concert Hall, 7600 Fay Ave., La Jolla.

Saturday, Oct. 8: Apollon Musagète Quartet with Garrick Ohlsson, piano. 7:30 p.m. $31-$75

Sunday, Oct. 23: Jess Gillam (saxophone) and Thomas Weaver (piano). 3 p.m. $21-$43

Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Blount-Trotter of The War and Treaty
Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Blount-Trotter of The War and Treaty will perform Friday, Oct. 28, during the La Jolla Music Society’s upcoming season.
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Friday, Oct. 28: The War and Treaty. 7:30 p.m. $31-$75

Saturday, Oct. 29: JazzReach. 3 p.m. $15-$25 (ConRAD Kids Series; recommended for ages 6-10)

Thursday, Nov. 3: Nat Geo Live: “Exploring Mars” with Kobie Boykins. 7 p.m. $20-$58

Saturday, Nov. 5: Time for Three, string trio. The JAI. 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. $55-$75

Thursday, Nov. 10: Daniil Trifonov, piano. 7:30 p.m. $48-$100

Sunday, Nov. 20: Emmet Cohen Trio. The JAI. 5 and 7 p.m. $55-$75

Thursday, Dec. 1: “Noche Latina,” featuring Isabel Leonard (vocals) and Pablo Sáinz-Villegas (guitar). Co-produced with the San Diego Opera. 7:30 p.m. $44-$115

Sunday, Dec. 4: Randall Goosby (violin) and Zhu Wang (piano). 3 p.m. $21-$43

Saturday, Dec. 10: Storm Large: “Holiday Ordeal.” 7:30 p.m. $31-$75 (ages 18 and up)

Thursday, Dec. 15: Poncho Sanchez and His Latin Jazz Band. 7:30 p.m. $42-$82

Saturday, Dec. 17: Alfredo Rodriguez Trio. The JAI. 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. $55-$75

Saturday, Jan. 14: Davina and the Vagabonds. The JAI. 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. $60-$80

Wednesday, Jan. 18: Joyce DiDonato. 7:30 p.m. $49-$152

Thursday, Jan. 19: Leif Ove Andsnes, piano. 7:30 p.m. $44-$94

Thursday, Jan. 26: Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour, featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kurt Elling, Christian Sands, Lakecia Benjamin, Clarence Penn and Yasushi Nakamura. Balboa Theatre, San Diego. 7:30 p.m. $42-$82

Saturday, Jan. 28: 123 Andrés. The JAI. 10 and 11:30 a.m. $15-$25 (ConRAD Kids Series; recommended for ages 2-6)

Sunday, Jan. 29: Johan Dalene (violin) and Giorgi Gigashvili (piano). 3 p.m. $21-$43

Saturday, Feb. 11: Kodo, taiko drums. Balboa Theatre, San Diego. 7:30 p.m. $28-$70

Thursday, Feb. 16: Nat Geo Live: “Life on the Vertical” with Mark Synnott. 7 p.m. $20-$58

Sunday, Feb. 19: Aris Quartett. 3 p.m. $21-$43

Friday, Feb. 24: Quartetto di Cremona. 7:30 p.m. $28-$67

Sunday, Feb. 26: Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano. 7:30 p.m. $44-$94

Friday, March 3: Goitse, The JAI. 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. $60-$80

Grammy Award-winning composer and band leader Maria Schneider will perform with her orchestra on Sunday, March 5.
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Sunday, March 5: Maria Schneider Orchestra. 6 p.m. $41-$84

Thursday, March 9: Igor Levit, piano. 7:30 p.m. $41-$83

Tuesday, March 14: Cellist Alisa Weilerstein: “Fragments.” Co-produced with the San Diego Symphony. 7:30 p.m. $44-$94

Indian tabla drum master Zakir Hussain
Indian tabla drum master Zakir Hussain will perform Wednesday, March 15.
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Wednesday, March 15: Zakir Hussain and Masters of Percussion. Balboa Theatre, San Diego. 7:30 p.m. $36-$87

Saturday, March 19: Samara Joy, vocals. The JAI. 5 and 7 p.m. $55-$75.

Saturday and Sunday, March 25-26: Mentalist Scott Silven. The JAI. 3 and 8 p.m. March 25; 3 and 6 p.m. March 26. $60-$80

Saturday, April 1: Chucho Valdes Quartet. 7:30 p.m. $48-$80

Chalvar Montei of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will perform April 4-5.
(Dario Calmese)

Tuesday and Wednesday, April 4-5: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Civic Theatre, San Diego. 7:30 p.m. $46-$82

Thursday, April 6: Yo-Yo Ma (cello) and Kathryn Stott (piano). Civic Theatre, San Diego. 7:30 p.m. $47-$104

Sunday, April 16: Emerson String Quartet. 7:30 p.m. $46-$85

Thursday and Friday, April 20-21: Midori, violin. 7:30 p.m. $44-$94

Sunday, April 23: Van Cliburn International Piano Competition 2022 Gold Medal winner Yunchan Lim. 3 p.m. $21-$43

Friday, April 28: Alice Sara Ott, piano. 7:30 p.m. $34-$84

Sunday, April 30: Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles and Villa-Lobos Brothers. 3 p.m. $28-$71

Saturday May 6: Pianimal. The JAI. 10 and 11:30 a.m. $15-$25 (ConRAD Kids Series; recommended for ages 5-10)

Saturday, May 6: Brooklyn Rider and Magos Herrera. 7:30 p.m. $32-$65

Friday, May 12: New Century Chamber Orchestra with Daniel Hope, violin and music director. 7:30 p.m. $31-$75

Saturday, May 13: Mak Grgic: “Cinema Verismo.” The JAI. 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. $55-$75

Saturday, May 20: Complexions Contemporary Ballet: “Star Dust, From Bach to Bowie.” Civic Theatre, San Diego. 8 p.m. $39-$64

Thursday, May 25: Nat Geo Live: “Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice” with David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes. 7 p.m. $20-$58

Thursday and Friday, June 1-2: Bodytraffic dance company. 7:30 p.m. $25-$85.

Sunday, June 4: Jimmie Herrod, vocals. The JAI. 5 and 7 p.m. $60-$80

For tickets and information, call (858) 459-3728 or visit theconrad.org.