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Choreographer Mark Morris interprets 50-year-old ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ songs as dance

The San Diego Union-Tribune Marcia Manna May 10, 2018 Groundbreaking artists share common attributes, among them the courage to realize their creative vision and to tackle projects that have the potential to please, tease or provoke an audience. Choreographer Mark Morris does all of that and more with “Pepperland,” an evening of dance that celebrates …

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Joey Alexander, a jazz piano star at 14, counts Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis among his fans

The San Diego Union-Tribune George Varga April 22, 2018 Like many 14-year-olds, Joey Alexander collects action figures, likes to swim and cites “Black Panther” as his favorite recent movie. Unlike any other 14-year-olds, he earned Grammy Award nominations in 2016 and 2017 in the Best Improvised Jazz Solo category, plus another in 2016 for Best Jazz …

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In his San Diego debut, tenor Robin Tritschler captivates audience in La Jolla Music Society concert

San Diego Union-Tribune Christian Hertzog April 15, 2018 On Saturday evening, San Diegans were introduced to a heavenly sounding Irish tenor named Robin Tritschler. The La Jolla Music Society flew him directly from London to sing Franz Schubert’s song cycle, “Schwanengesang” (“Swan song”), in Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall. The idea of a “swan …

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La Jolla Music Society Presents The Academy of St Martin in the Fields at San Diego’s Jacobs Music Center

Broadway World Ron Bierman March 20, 2018 The Academy of St Martin in the Fields chamber orchestra, with first violinist and music director Joshua Bell, performed Friday night at San Diego’s Jacobs Music Center as part of the La Jolla Music Society’s ongoing Orchestra Series. Over the years the series has featured only the best of the world’s …