EVENTS

February – August 2017

Feb
11
Sat
LEONIDAS KAVAKOS, violin & YUJA WANG, piano @ Balboa Theatre | San Diego | California | United States
Two extraordinary stars unite for a scintillating evening of duets
Feb
18
Sat
BAMBERG SYMPHONY
February 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
BAMBERG SYMPHONY @ Jacobs Music Center-Copley Symphony Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Charismatic conductor Christoph Eschenbach leads Bamberg Symphony in a program featuring violinist Ray Chen
Feb
26
Sun
SEONG-JIN CHO, piano
February 26, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
SEONG-JIN CHO, piano  @ The Auditorium at TSRI | San Diego | California | United States
Award-winning pianist Seong-Jin performs works by Berg, Schubert and Chopin
Mar
3
Fri
SDYS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
March 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
SDYS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
La Jolla Music Society showcases the incredibly talented young musicians of SDYS' Chamber Orchestra featuring violinist Caroline Goulding
Mar
5
Sun
CAROLINE GOULDING, violin
March 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
CAROLINE GOULDING, violin  @ The Auditorium at TSRI | San Diego | California | United States
Award-winning violinist Caroline Goulding gives a solo recital performing works by Mozart, Ravel, Szymanowski and Enescu
Mar
9
Thu
BRAD MEHLDAU
March 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
BRAD MEHLDAU @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
American Jazz pianist and composer Brad Mehldau makes a welcome addition to the line-up for this season’s Piano Series
Mar
10
Fri
TAFELMUSIK BAROQUE ORCHESTRA
March 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
TAFELMUSIK BAROQUE ORCHESTRA  @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra bring J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation — a celebration of the genius of Bach and their latest multi-media creation
Mar
18
Sat
MALANDAIN BALLET BIARRITZ: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST @ Civic Theatre | San Diego | California | United States
Malandain Ballet Biarritz return with a new full-length ballet of Beauty and the Beast
Mar
30
Thu
DANISH NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
March 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
DANISH NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA @ Jacobs Music Center-Copley Symphony Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Performing Nielsen’s Helios Overture and Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, Danish National Symphony Orchestra are joined by world-renowned soprano Deborah Voigt for Mahler’s Wesendonck Lieder conducted by Maestro Fabio Luisi
Mar
31
Fri
MAX RAABE & PALAST ORCHESTER
March 31, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
MAX RAABE & PALAST ORCHESTER @ Balboa Theatre | San Diego | California | United States
Slick, nostalgic, dashing and debonair, Berlin-based Max Rabbe & Palast Orchester bring their new show "Let's Do It!"
Apr
8
Sat
BLACK GRACE
April 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
BLACK GRACE @ Spreckels Theatre | San Diego | California | United States
Black Grace bring a striking performance of six short works choreographed by their founder Neil Ieremia
Apr
22
Sat
EMERSON STRING QUARTET
April 22, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
EMERSON STRING QUARTET @ La Jolla Presbyterian Church | San Diego | California | United States
Celebrating their 40th year, the Emerson String Quartet return to La Jolla Music Society with Mozart, Shostakovich and Dvorak
Apr
29
Sat
NIKOLAY KHOZYAINOV, piano
April 29, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
NIKOLAY KHOZYAINOV, piano @ The Auditorium at TSRI | San Diego | California | United States
La Jolla Music Society welcomes the return of award-winning Russian pianist Nikolay Khozyainov
May
12
Fri
JEREMY DENK
May 12, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
JEREMY DENK @ La Jolla Presbyterian Church | San Diego | California | United States
Pianist Jeremy Denk’s exceptionally eclectic program ranges from Renaissance and contemporary classical music to ragtime and jazz.
Aug
2
Wed
SUMMERFEST OUTDOOR CONCERT & MOVIE
August 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
SUMMERFEST OUTDOOR CONCERT & MOVIE @ Ellen Browning Scripps Park | San Diego | California | United States
Come to the famous La Jolla Cove for our anuual free concert to kick off SummerFest 2017
Aug
4
Fri
OPENING NIGHT: Fiddles vs. Pianos
August 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
OPENING NIGHT: Fiddles vs. Pianos @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Join us for opening night - an evening of musical fireworks and spectacular artistry!
Aug
5
Sat
FROM PRAGUE WITH LOVE
August 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
FROM PRAGUE WITH LOVE @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Parisian glamour meets Eastern Europe’s romantic mysticism in this luscious program.
Aug
6
Sun
GENIUS FROM FINLAND: Olli Mustonen
August 6, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
GENIUS FROM FINLAND: Olli Mustonen @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Finnish genius Olli Mustonen spans two centuries in this scintillating program.
Aug
8
Tue
IN THE HEART OF HUNGARY
August 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
IN THE HEART OF HUNGARY @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Music to salute the heart and spirit of an enchanted place.
Aug
9
Wed
THE POWER OF FIVE
August 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
THE POWER OF FIVE @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
One night, three quintets spanning centuries, that will broaden sonic frontiers.
Aug
11
Fri
CELEBRATING STRINGS
August 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
CELEBRATING STRINGS @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Reach the mountaintop summit of strings with Mendelssohn, Spohr and Kodaly
Aug
13
Sun
KALICHSTEIN-LAREDO-ROBINSON TRIO: 40th Anniversary @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Wish a happy 40th birthday to America’s internationally-lauded piano trio.
Aug
15
Tue
BEETHOVEN’S VIOLIN SONATAS I
August 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
BEETHOVEN'S VIOLIN SONATAS I @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Journey through some of the most profound and beautifully-moving music written by Beethoven.
Aug
16
Wed
BEETHOVEN’S VIOLIN SONATAS II
August 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
BEETHOVEN'S VIOLIN SONATAS II @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
The sublime “Kreutzer” sonata is featured tonight, performed violinist Jennifer Koh and pianist Shai Wosner.
Aug
18
Fri
BEETHOVEN’S VIOLIN SONATAS IV
August 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
BEETHOVEN'S VIOLIN SONATAS IV @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Violinist Yura Lee and pianist Gilles Vonsattel complete this SummerFest first-ever performance of the complete Beethoven violin-piano sonatas.
Aug
19
Sat
AN EVENING WITH THE REGINA CARTER QUARTET @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Grammy® nominated violinist Regina Carter makes her SummerFest debut
Aug
20
Sun
SUMMER SERENADES
August 20, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
SUMMER SERENADES @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
This program brims with disarming quirks and unexpected charms.
Aug
22
Tue
MOZART’S ENCHANTMENT
August 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
MOZART'S ENCHANTMENT @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Mozart – the very word embodies the experience of sublime beauty.
Aug
23
Wed
AN EVENING WITH ALISA WEILERSTEIN
August 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
AN EVENING WITH ALISA WEILERSTEIN @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
One of today’s reigning instrumental soloists world-wide, cellist Alisa Weilerstein returns to SummerFest.
Aug
25
Fri
FINALE WITH DAVID ZINMAN
August 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
FINALE WITH DAVID ZINMAN @ Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall  | San Diego | California | United States
An All-Star SummerFest chamber orchestra led by American conductor, David Zinman brings SummereFest’s 31st season to a close.