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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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J.S. BACH: The Circle of Creation La Jolla Music Society welcomes the return of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. They bring J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation — a celebration of the genius of Bach and the latest multi-media creation by Alison Mackay – which combines text, music, and stunning projected video and images to explore the world of the artisans (papermakers, violin carvers,...

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Malandain Ballet Biarritz returns to San Diego with a new full-length ballet. Choreographer Thierry Malandain was inspired by the rich and complex symbolism of this well-known fairytale. Set to music by Tchaikovsky, Malandain’s Beauty and the Beast tells a rite-of-passage story aimed at resolving the duality of humanity: Beauty, representing the soul; and the Beast, the vital force and...

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Danish National Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1925 under the motto: “The best, and only the best”. Today, it is one of the leading symphony orchestras in Europe with visits by the world’s leading conductors and soloists. The strong and straightforward personality of the Symphony Orchestra is rooted in its close relationship with Danish and Nordic music, and it is the...

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Slick, nostalgic, dashing and debonair, Berlin-based Max Raabe & Palast Orchester channel the high style and musical glory of the elegant 20s and 30s Weimar-era cabaret big band. With their signature bag of vintage sounds, and fresh new surprises, they bring to life the songs and style of a bygone age. “Fascinating… A bygone era evoked!” - The New York Times...

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Black Grace

Apr 8, 2017

New Zealand’s foremost contemporary dance company Black Grace brings a striking performance of six short works choreographed by founder Neil Ieremia. Drawing on Māori and Pacific Islander indigenous dance, as well as modern dance and hip hop, his work also often incorporates a traditional Samoan dance style known as Fa’ataupati (or “slap dance”) and Samoan Sasa...

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The Emerson String Quartet stands apart in the history of string quartets with an unparalleled list of achievements: more than 30 acclaimed recordings, nine Grammy® Awards (including two for Best Classical Album), three Gramophone Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize, Musical America’s “Ensemble of the Year”, and collaborations with many of the greatest artists of our time....

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