La Jolla Music Society Events

Under the leadership of nine-time Grammy® Award-winner Wynton Marsalis, this world-renowned orchestra opens La Jolla Music Society’s 2016-17 Season. Combining the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players, Jazz at Lincoln Center returns to San Diego for a celebratory opening to La Jolla Music Society’s 48thSeason. Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra The Jazz at Lincoln Center...

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Embodying the musical spirit of the original Havana club and encapsulating Cuba’s “musical golden age,” Buena Vista Social Club’s leading lady Omara Portuondo headlines this 85th Anniversary Tour. A legendary vocalist who has been singing professionally for an incredible 70 years, the great Cuban Diva Omara Portuondo’s voice reflects a long, creative life and...

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Twyla Tharp Dance

Oct 22, 2016

Tony Award-winning choreographer and Kennedy Center Honoree Twyla Tharp celebrates fifty years of dance making with her hand-chosen, fierce band of dancers who bring her choreography to life. Turning her decades of experience into proof that time is her partner as she continues to deepen and expand the singular imagination which makes her one of the century’s most treasured artists....

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2013 First Prize Winner Young Concert Artists International Audition The young award-winning French clarinettist Raphaël Sévère performs works by Devienne, Poulenc, Berg and Weber. He is joined by pianist Paul Montag. Raphaël Sévère, clarinet “Destined for the most brilliant future, gifted with astonishing technical mastery and astounding...

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Hélène Grimaud

Dec 1, 2016

French pianist Hélène Grimaud makes a welcome return to La Jolla Music Society to open the 2016-17 Season Piano Series. She brings a diverse program of works featured on her new album Water, released by Deutsche Grammophon in 2016, including works by Berio, Ravel, Liszt, Debussy and more. She also performs Brahms’ Piano Sonata No. 2 in F-sharp Minor. Hélène...

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Returning for the second year as resident artists through our deepening Education Partnership, La Jolla Music Society showcases the incredibly talented young musicians of SDYS’ Chamber Orchestra featuring violist Richard O’ Neill playing Walton’s beautiful Viola Concerto. San Diego Youth Symphony Under the leadership of President and CEO Dalouge Smith and Music Director...

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Takács Quartet

Dec 9, 2016

Recognized as one of the world’s great ensembles, the Takács Quartet returns to La Jolla Music Society to play their unique blend of drama, warmth and humor, to bring fresh insights to the string quartet repertoire. They bring an all-Beethoven program featuring three quartets from different decades in chronological order, highlighting the development of Beethoven’s writing...

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The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain returns to San Diego this Holiday Season. Play along with the band that has entertained British royalty, jammed with George Harrison, performed with Cat Stevens and rocked out at Glastonbury Festival! The Ukulele Orchestra will ask the audience to add to the music by inviting them to participate in a ukulele play and sing along from their seats in the...

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The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain returns to San Diego this Holiday Season. Play along with the band that has entertained British royalty, jammed with George Harrison, performed with Cat Stevens and rocked out at Glastonbury Festival! The Ukulele Orchestra will ask the audience to add to the music by inviting them to participate in a ukulele play and sing along from their seats in the...

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Louis Lortie

Jan 14, 2017

LISZT AT THE OPERA – Mostly with Wagner A little over 100 years since the birth of Richard Wagner, French-Canadian pianist Louis Lortie brings his homage to the iconic opera composer to La Jolla Music Society. Featuring piano transcriptions by Hugo Wolf, Mozart, Liszt and Mr. Lortie himself, arias and orchestral interludes from Wagner’s operas will be heard in this solo piano...

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