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REVIEW: SummerFest opener enlivened by Cho-Liang Lin and Moszkowski

UT San Diego By James Chute August 4, 2012 Friday’s La Jolla Music Society SummerFest opener at Sherwood Auditorium had music director Cho-Liang Lin’s fingerprints all over it. Lin loves nothing more than finding some forgotten masterpiece by an overlooked composer, and the program-opening Suite in G Minor for Two Violins and Piano by Moritz …

REVIEW: SummerFests Romantic Opening

San Diego Story By Ken Herman August 4, 2012 La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest 2012 opened Friday (August 3) with a sumptuous, if slightly exhausting, Romantic music marathon. Wearing his heart on both sleeves-a metaphorical if not a literal possibility-festival Music Director Cho-Liang Lin programmed a nonstop effusion of gorgeous melodies …

SummerFest Unstuffed – Refusing to Stick to the Tried-and-True

UT San Diego By James Chute July 25, 2012 First of all, forget everything you know, or think you know, about classical music. At SummerFest, there won’t be a tuxedo in sight, the musicians will range in age from teenagers to seniors (you may think you’re at a family reunion), the atmosphere is intimate, and the music, well, that’s …

SummerFest Venturing Boldly into Second Quarter-Century

La Jolla Light By David L. Coddon July 11, 2012 One year after marking its 25th anniversary in grand style, La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest returns July 31, poised to make bold statements about the breadth and transformative power of music. The new season will feature an evening with jazz luminary Branford Marsalis, the last La Jolla appearance …