The Mainly Mozart All-Star Orchestra and San Diego Master Chorale performed Beethoven’s 9th Symphony on June 24th at the Epstein Family Amphitheater on Gilman Drive in La Jolla. Just shy of 200 years since its premiere in Vienna, this masterpiece has only grown in its power to enthrall an audience. The performance was both a […]
Mainly Mozart All Star Orchestra Performs Beethoven’s Ninth at The Epstein Family Amphitheater On The UCSD Campus
San Diego’s Mainly Mozart All-Star Orchestra this year included 12 concertmasters and 27 principles among other fine musicians from cities such as Cleveland, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Toronto. With changing but similar personnel, the orchestra has appeared here for a month each summer for the last 35 years. This year, led by Music Director and […]
The San Diego Symphony’s season-closer on Saturday night was a spectacular synthesis of all the strengths of this indefatigable company. Music Director Rafael Payare passionately conducted the eagerly responsive and technically superb orchestra in a program of French and Venezuelan music. Read Christian Hertzog’s full review in The San Diego Union-Tribune here.
The San Diego Symphony and San Diego Master Chorale Join Forces for the ‘Cantata Criolla’ by Venezuelan Composer Antonio Estévez
San Diego Symphony Music Director Rafael Payare opened the 2022-23 Jacobs Masterworks Season with one of the greatest choral works, the Verdi Requiem. Now, as this successful season comes to a close, Payare will conduct a lesser known major choral offering, Venezuelan composer Antonio Estévez’s Cantata criolla, ‘Florentino, el que canto con el Diablo.’ Because Estévez was not […]
(San Diego, California) The San Diego Master Chorale’s Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Jen Rogers as its new Executive Director. This will be the first full-time Executive Director for the SD Master Chorale in the choir’s 61-year history.