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Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard makes connections from Liszt to Messiaen in clever La Jolla Music Society program

San Diego Union-Tribune Christian Hertzog March 2, 2018 Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard makes connections from Liszt to Messiaen in clever La Jolla Music Society program Pierre-Laurent Aimard is a giant in interpreting the piano music of our time. His performances of Ligeti, Boulez and Messiaen had the composers’ blessings, but his remarkable piano …

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At La Jolla Music Society this weekend, a musical trifecta: Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos and Yo-Yo Ma

The San Diego Union-Tribune Beth Wood March 1, 2018 At La Jolla Music Society this weekend, a musical trifecta: Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos and Yo-Yo Ma Internationally acclaimed pianist Emanuel Ax and cellist Yo-Yo Ma, joined by Greek violin virtuoso Leonidas Kavakos, will perform at La Jolla Music Society’s WinterFest Gala 2018 concert Saturday …

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Zakir Hussain leaps borders with all-star jazz & Indian music band Crosscurrents George Varga

The San Diego Union-Tribune George Varga October 21, 2017 Zakir Hussain leaps borders with all-star jazz & Indian music band Crosscurrents George Harrison offered some life-changing advice when a young Zakir Hussain told the former Beatle he wanted to become the world’s first great rock drummer from India. In a word — well, two — Harrison …

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Extraordinary performance by Chicago Symphony launches La Jolla Music Society 2017-18 season

The San Diego Union-Tribune Marcus Overton October 19, 2017 Extraordinary performance by Chicago Symphony launches La Jolla Music Society 2017-18 season The Chicago Symphony Orchestra played Schubert, Mozart and Schumann in Copley Symphony Hall on Wednesday evening, presented by La Jolla Music Society. Joan and Irwin Jacobs, whose generosity sparked …

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At SummerFest, a dose of sisterly symmetry

The San Diego Union-Tribune Beth Wood August 3, 2017 At La Jolla Music Society SummerFest, a dose of sisterly symmetry Whether they are playing on two pianos or one, Christina and Michelle Naughton are so in sync with each other that it’s hard to distinguish one sister from the other. That is true offstage as well. In a recent phone interview from …