La Jolla Music Society Events

Kronos Quartet

Jan 20, 2017

Synonymous with musical innovation, the Kronos Quartet is known for its unique artistic vision and fearless dedication to experimentation. For more than 40 years, this Grammy® Award-winning ensemble has been at the forefront of contemporary classical music, building an eclectic repertoire for string quartet through its collaborations with contemporary composers and genre-defying artists....

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2014 First Prize Winner Young Concert Artists International Audition Edgar Moreau performs a program of works cello by J.S. Bach, Franck, Schnittke and Chopin. Edgar Moreau will be joined by Jessica Xylina Osborne on piano. Edgar Moreau, cello “The rising star of the French cello,” 21-year-old cellist Edgar Moreau consistently captivates audiences with his effortless...

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Making their La Jolla Music Society debut, Prague Philharmonia ranks among the most respected Czech orchestras in Europe and around the world. Lead by Music Director Emmanuel Villaume, Prague Philharmia bring a Czech-centric program including Smetana’s popular The Moldau from Má vlast (“My homeland,”) and Dvoƙák’s dramatic Symphony No. 8 alongside his...

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The Branford Marsalis Quartet will be joined by guest-vocalist Kurt Elling in a dynamic collaboration of musical forces. Although following the format of a standard jazz quartet with vocals, the collaboration between jazz’s most intense band and one of jazz’s foremost singers should prove to be anything but standard. Looking beyond the Great American Songbook, band members have all...

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Two extraordinary stars unite for a scintillating evening of duets. For this duo recital, dynamic partners Leonidas Kavakos and Yuja Wang embark on a nocturnal fantasy performing Medtner’s 2 Kantsonis Tantsami, Schubert’s moving Fantasy in C Major, and contrasting violin and piano sonatas from Debussy and Bartók. “She seems to have everything: speed,...

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Bamberg Symphony

Feb 18, 2017

The Bamberg Symphony traces its roots to the 18th Century, when it premiered Mozart’s masterpiece Don Giovanni in Prague. Moving to Bavaria, Germany after World War II, Bamberg Symphony has established itself as one of the leading German orchestras, among the first to tour the United States where it has been delighting audiences for more than fifty year. Charismatic conductor Christoph...

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2015 First Prize Winner 17th international Frederic Chopin Piano Competition Award-winning pianist Seong-Jin performs works by Berg, Schubert and Chopin Seong-Jin Cho, piano Seong-Jin Cho was brought to the world’s attention in October 2015 when he won First Prize at the Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw. Four years before he had won Third Prize at the Tchaikovsky...

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La Jolla Music Society showcases the incredibly talented young musicians of SDYS’ Chamber Orchestra featuring Discovery Series Artist violinist Caroline Goulding. San Diego Youth Symphony Under the leadership of President and CEO Dalouge Smith and Music Director Jeff Edmons, San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) instills excellence in the musical and personal development of...

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Recipient of the 2011 Avery Fisher Career Grant Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, violinist Caroline Goulding performs a program entitled, “Storytelling” featuring works by Mozart, Ravel, Szymanowski and Enescu. Caroline Goulding, violin Named “precociously gifted” by Gramophone magazine, violinist Caroline Goulding has appeared as a soloist with many of the...

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Brad Mehldau

Mar 9, 2017

American Jazz pianist and composer Brad Mehldau makes a welcome addition to the line-up for this season’s Piano Series. With a program structured around his own work, Three Pieces After Bach (co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall), Mr. Mehldau juxtaposes several canonical pieces from J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier. This innovative exploration balances Mehldau’s own...

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