2018-19 SEASON

2018-19 SEASON 2018-08-13T09:54:27+00:00

50th Anniversary Season


2018-19 Single Tickets and Series Subscriptions On Sale Now

Welcome to La Jolla Music Society’s 2018-19 Season! This year marks our 50th Anniversary Season, as well as the much-anticipated opening of our new home, The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center.

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2018-19 Subscription Packages

JAZZ SERIES

Spaces by Wynton Marsalis
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Featuring dancers Lil Buck and Jared Grimes
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, 8 p.m., Balboa Theatre

Jazz in the Key of Ellison
Featuring Will Downing, Nona Hendryx, Quiana Lynell, Nicholas Payton, and the Andy Farber Orchestra
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, 8 p.m., Balboa Theatre

The Triplets of Belleville
Film screening featuring Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville and composer Benoît Charest
Thursday, May 9, 2019, 8 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall


PIANO SERIES

Seong-Jin Cho performs J.S. Bach, Schubert, Chopin, and Mussorgsky
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, 8 p.m., The Auditorium at TSRI

Leif Ove Andsnes performs Schumann, Janácek, and Bartók
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, 6 p.m., The Auditorium at TSRI

Sir András Schiff performs J.S. Bach, Bartók, Janácek, and Schumann
Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, 8 p.m., Balboa Theatre

Daniil Trifonov performs Beethoven, Schumann, and Prokofiev
Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 8 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Garrick Ohlsson performs Brahms Exploration
Friday, May 3, 2019, 8 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall


DISCOVERY SERIES

Violinist Bomsori Kim performs Beethoven, Sibelius, Wieniawski, Ravel, and Saint-Saëns
Sunday, March 10, 2019, 3 p.m., The Auditorium at TSRI

Pianist George Li performs Beethoven and Liszt
Sunday, April 14, 2019, 3 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Winner of the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis
Sunday, May 19, 2019, 3 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall


DANCE SERIES

Shadowland by Pilobolus Dance Theater
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Spreckels Theatre

The Joffrey Ballet performs Justin Peck’s In Creases, Alexander Ekman’s Joy, and Nicholas Blanc’s Encounter and Beyond the Shore
Friday, March 8, 2019, 8 p.m., Civic Theatre

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Featuring two different collections of repertory, both concluding with the company’s iconic Revelations
Tuesday, March 26 and Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 8 p.m., Jacobs Music Center—Copley Symphony Hall


REVELLE CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

Danish String Quartet performs Haydn, Mozart, Widmann, and Nielsen
Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, 8 p.m., The Auditorium at TSRI

Jerusalem Quartet performs Haydn, Debussy, and Beethoven
Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 8 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Violinist Midori & pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet perform Schumann, Fauré, Debussy, and Enescu
Friday, April 12, 2019, 8 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Violinist Gil Shaham & pianist Akira Eguchi perform Kreisler, Wheeler, Dorman, J.S. Bach, and Franck
Thursday, April 25, 2019, 8 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Cellist David Finckel & pianist Wu Han perform J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Debussy, and Britten
Friday, May 10, 2019, 8 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall


SPECIAL EVENTS

Single Tickets On Sale August 6

Danish String Quartet performs An Evening of Nordic Folk Music
Artists-In-Residence
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, 8 p.m., The Auditorium at TSRI

Danish String Quartet performs Sunday Skål!
Artists-In-Residence
Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, 3 p.m., basileIE Gallery

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain performs Tchaikovsky to Spaghetti Western to Otis Redding
Friday, March 29, 2019, 8 p.m., Balboa Theatre

NPR’s From the Top
Live taping featuring outstanding pre-college classical musicians
Saturday, April 13, 2019, 6 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Anoushka Shankar showcases the versatility of the sitar across musical genres
Thursday, April 18, 2019, 8 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Chris Thile
Mandolin virtuoso, composer, and vocalist
Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 8 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

San Diego Symphony
Matthew Halls conducts a program featuring works by J.S. Bach and Handel
Friday, April 26, 2019, 8 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Jazz pianist Hiromi performs works from her debut recording Another Mind
Saturday, April 27, 2019, 8 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Storm Large & Le Bonheur perform American songbook classics, Broadway tearjerkers, and rock anthems
Artists-In-Residence
Saturday, May 4, 2019, 8 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Storm Large’s Crazy Enough
An autobiographical musical written and performed by Storm Large
Artist-In-Residence
Saturday, May 11, 2019, 8 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall
Sunday, May 12, 2019, 3 p.m., The Baker-Baum Concert Hall
MATURE CONTENT: Please be advised that this performance will contain adult content and explicit language. Children below the age of 12 will not be admitted.