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Wu Man to guest star in LJSC concert

Musical perspectives on and about America constitute the theme of the upcoming The La Jolla Symphony & Chorus concert, 8 p.m. Feb. 6 and 1 p.m. Feb. 7 in UCSD’s Mandeville Auditorium.

Director Steven Schick will conduct the symphony and chorus in Charles Ives’ “Three Places in New England,” Lou Harrison’s “Concerto for Pipa & String Orchestra,” and Antonin Dvorák’s “Symphony No. 9 in E minor.”

Internationally renowned soloist Wu Man of Carlsbad, will guest star on the pipa, a Chinese lute.

Tickets for the concert are $15-$29 at (858) 534-4637 or www.lajollasymphony.com.