Arts and Music
Featured This Month
La Jolla Music Society's SummerFest celebrates the conclusion of its 30th season with a concert featuring some of the world's best musicians performing as the SummerFest Chamber Orchestra. Led by conductor James Conlon, the Orchestra performs Schubert's "Symphony No. 5," Prokofiev's "Violin Concerto No. 2" (featuring soloist Gil Shaham), and Mozart's "Symphony No. 34."
San Diego Opera General Director David Bennett hosts beloved opera legend Frederica von Stade in a lively discussion about her career, and in particular her long-standing collaboration with composer Jake Heggie (Dead Man Walking, Moby-Dick. In addition to performing Heggie's songs, Von Stade starred in his operas Three Decembers and Great Scott.
The UCSB Department of Music presents its third annual department showcase, Montage. The production highlights all areas of the Department of Music, with performances by students and faculty, and special appearances by Grammy Award-winning soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian, Santa Barbara Dance Theater's Christina Sanchez, and Jennifer Johnson, who performs as Second Oboe/English Horn with the Los Angeles Opera. Recorded on 04/24/2016.