Apr
26
Sun
(CANCELLED) ZOLTÁN FEJÉRVÁRI, PIANO
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm

Zoltán Fejérvári

(CANCELLED) ZOLTÁN FEJÉRVÁRI, piano

SUNDAY APRIL 26, 2020 · 3 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

First Prize Winner of the 2017 Concours Musical International de Montréal
2016 Recipient of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship

This event has been cancelled due to state and federal restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.


ZOLTÁN FEJÉRVÁRI, piano

J.S. BACH · French Suite No. 5 in G Major, 816

RAVEL · Le tombeau de Couperin

CHOPIN · 24 Preludes, Op. 28

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May
7
Thu
AARON DIEHL
May 7 @ 7:00 pm

Aaron Diehl

AARON DIEHL

THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2020 · 7:00 PM
The JAI

After a revelatory show with Inon Barnatan and frequent collaborator Cecile McLorin Salvant at 2019’s SummerFest, Aaron Diehl is back to dazzle audiences with an inspired program devoted to early-American Blues and its reverberations through Jazz traditions. Diehl’s 15 years in music have allowed him to hone his “melodic precision, harmonic erudition, and elegant restraint,” (New York Times). Join us at The JAI to experience how these two institutional American musical traditions inform and enhance one another.

Seating is available on a first come, first served basis at your assigned table.

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Take note, La Jolla Music Society will present Aaron Diehl at 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Click here to view the 9:00 PM performance listing.


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AARON DIEHL
May 7 @ 9:00 pm

Aaron Diehl

AARON DIEHL

THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2020 · 9:00 PM
The JAI

After a revelatory show with Inon Barnatan and frequent collaborator Cecile McLorin Salvant at 2019’s SummerFest, Aaron Diehl is back to dazzle audiences with an inspired program devoted to early-American Blues and its reverberations through Jazz traditions. Diehl’s 15 years in music have allowed him to hone his “melodic precision, harmonic erudition, and elegant restraint,” (New York Times). Join us at The JAI to experience how these two institutional American musical traditions inform and enhance one another.

Seating is available on a first come, first served basis at your assigned table.

BUY TICKETS

Each ticket purchased includes one $15 food & beverage voucher, valid for this performance only. Vouchers will be distributed at the event.

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Take note, La Jolla Music Society will present Aaron Diehl at 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Click here to view the 7:00 PM performance listing.


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May
17
Sun
BEATRICE RANA, PIANO
May 17 @ 3:00 pm

Beatrice Rana

BEATRICE RANA, piano

SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2020 · 3 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

First Prize Winner at the 2011 Montreal International Piano Competition
Silver Medalist at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

“Ms. Rana’s fearless playing was an exhilarating rush of speed and color.”
The New York Times

Prelude · 2:00 PM
Students from the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory perform

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BEATRICE RANA, piano

J.S. BACH · Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971

SCHUMANN · Piano Sonata No. 3 in F Minor, Op. 14 (1836 version)

ALBÉNIZ · Iberia, Book 3

STRAVINSKY · Three Movements from Petrushka

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May
21
Thu
IGOR LEVIT
May 21 @ 8:00 pm

Igor Levit

IGOR LEVIT

THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2020· 8 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Celebrate Beethoven’s 250th Birthday with Igor Levit, “…one of the most probing, intelligent and accomplished artists of the new generation.” — The New York Times

Prelude · 7:00 PM
Lecture by Michael Gerdes

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IGOR LEVIT

BEETHOVEN · Piano Sonata No. 9 in E Major, Op. 14, No. 1

BEETHOVEN · Piano Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 14, No. 2

BEETHOVEN · Piano Sonata No. 11 in B-flat Major, Op. 22

BEETHOVEN · Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat Major, Op. 106

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Jul
31
Fri
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: GOSPEL 101
Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: GOSPEL 101 @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER:
GOSPEL 101

FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2020 · 2 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

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Let your soul sing out! Learn classic gospel harmonies while singing alongside Trey McLaughlin & the Sounds of Zamar. All are welcome, no experience required! Take your learning to the next level and join the ensemble for a post-concert performance in the Wu Tsai QRT.yrd at The Conrad following the Synergy I: American Sounds concert on Saturday, August 1.

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Aug
6
Thu
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSICAL PERFORMANCE @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER:
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2020 · 2 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

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PROGRAM

WEINBERG · Toccata from Piano Trio, Op. 24
DARON HAGEN · Piano Trio
JOHN NOVACEK · Four Rags for Violin and Piano
BRAHMS · Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115

Distinguished Finnish conductor, clarinetist, and composer Osmo Vänskä joins this year’s Fellowship Artist Ensembles for a compelling afternoon concert featuring Weinberg’s gripping Toccata, a lyrical trio by Daron Hagen, John Novacek’s jovial Rags, and Brahms’ exquisitely beautiful Clarinet Quintet.

PLEASE NOTE, ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER FOR THIS FREE EVENT IN ORDER TO GUARANTEE SEATS.
If you’re unable to use your tickets for this performance, please contact the Box Office at 858.459.3728. Your seats will be released 10 minutes after the listed start time to allow stand-by guests to attend the event. If seating is available, standby guests will be seated on a first-come first-served basis.

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Aug
8
Sat
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: LECTURE WITH ALEX ROSS
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: LECTURE WITH ALEX ROSS @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER:
ALEX ROSS

SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2020 · 2 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

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Alex Ross has been the music critic for The New Yorker since 1996 and is the author of The Rest is Noise and Listen to This. He received a MacArthur Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and an Arts and Letters Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Join him for an afternoon of exploration, delving into this summer’s theme, Self + Sound.

PLEASE NOTE, ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER FOR THIS FREE EVENT IN ORDER TO GUARANTEE SEATS.
If you’re unable to use your tickets for this performance, please contact the Box Office at 858.459.3728. Your seats will be released 10 minutes after the listed start time to allow stand-by guests to attend the event. If seating is available, standby guests will be seated on a first-come first-served basis.

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Aug
9
Sun
JAZZ @ THE JAI: AARON DIEHL TRIO
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm
JAZZ @ THE JAI: AARON DIEHL TRIO @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

JAZZ @ THE JAI:
AARON DIEHL TRIO

SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2020 · 7 PM
The JAI


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Join us in The JAI for a rousing jazz performance by one of the preeminent interpreters of the great American songbook, Aaron Diehl, along with bassist David Wong and drummer Aaron Kimmel.

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Aug
10
Mon
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSICAL PERFORMANCE @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER:
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2020 · 2 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

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PROGRAM

SCHUMANN · Kinderszenen, Op. 15
CHOPIN · Mazurka, Op. 50, No. 2
THOMAS ADÈS · First Mazurka from Mazurkas for Piano, Op. 27
CHOPIN · Mazurka, Op. 7, No. 2
THOMAS ADÈS · Second Mazurka from Mazurkas for Piano, Op. 27
CHOPIN · Mazurka, Op. 24, No. 4
THOMAS ADÈS · Third Mazurka from Mazurkas for Piano, Op. 27
CHOPIN · Mazurka, Op. 63, No. 3
FREDERIC RZEWSKI · Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues

MacArthur Fellow and Avery Fisher Prize winner, pianist Jeremy Denk performs an exciting new program featuring the mazurkas of Chopin and Thomas Adès with Schumann’s Kinderszenen and Frederic Rzewski’s dynamic Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues. Stay in the hall after the performance to hear the pianist’s insights and ask him your own questions.

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Aug
12
Wed
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSIC ON THE MIND
Aug 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSIC ON THE MIND @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER:
MUSIC ON THE MIND

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2020 · 2 PM
The JAI

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The transformative power of music on the brain is well documented and widely studied from pain reduction and stress relief to memory and healing. Explore the complex facets of this research and discover how science and art come together during this intriguing Encounter.

PLEASE NOTE, ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER FOR THIS FREE EVENT IN ORDER TO GUARANTEE SEATS.
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Aug
16
Sun
TAKEOVER @ THE JAI I: CURATED BY GABRIELA LENA FRANK
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm
TAKEOVER @ THE JAI I: CURATED BY GABRIELA LENA FRANK @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

TAKEOVER @ THE JAI I:
CURATED BY GABRIELA LENA FRANK

SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2020 · 7 PM
The JAI

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CHRISTINE HEDDEN · Cuimhne
GABRIELA LENA FRANK · Selections from Cifar and the Sweet Sea
NICK BENAVIDES  · Correcaminos Movement II
TIMMY PETERSON · Shorelines
GABRIELA LENA FRANK ·
El Mundo from Last Dream of Frida and Diego
ANJNA SWAMINATHAN · Duplicity

These intimate concerts in The JAI will highlight the creativity of Latin GRAMMY® Award-winner and Guggenheim Fellow, Gabriela Lena Frank, as she puts the spotlight on an inspiring array of emerging composers from the Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music. GLFCAM, an award-winning non-profit organization founded in 2017, fosters the creative and professional development of emerging composers from around the world through close mentoring and readings with master performers.
GLFCAM is actively engaged in bringing live music to communities with little access to the arts, such as its low-cost Bueno Yabbelow Music Series and its music composition program for disadvantaged public school students in Mendocino County. The Alumni Support Initiative, for composers who complete GLFCAM’s core apprenticeship, funds and stewards professional commissions for alumni with some of the nation’s leading arts groups. To date, nearly two dozen commissions have come to life, including those with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the 45thParallel Chamber Orchestra, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

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Aug
17
Mon
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSICAL PERFORMANCE @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER:
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2020 · 2 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

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PROGRAM

BEETHOVEN · String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131
FAURÉ· Piano Quartet No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 45

 

Praised by the Seattle Times as “simply marvelous,” violinist/violist Tien-Hsin “Cindy” Wu joins this year’s Fellowship Artist Ensembles for an afternoon concert featuring two great masterworks by Beethoven and Fauré.

PLEASE NOTE, ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER FOR THIS FREE EVENT IN ORDER TO GUARANTEE SEATS.
If you’re unable to use your tickets for this performance, please contact the Box Office at 858.459.3728. Your seats will be released 10 minutes after the listed start time to allow stand-by guests to attend the event. If seating is available, standby guests will be seated on a first-come first-served basis.

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Aug
18
Tue
TAKEOVER @ THE JAI II: CURATED BY GABRIELA LENA FRANK
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm
TAKEOVER @ THE JAI II: CURATED BY GABRIELA LENA FRANK @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

TAKEOVER @ THE JAI II:
CURATED BY GABRIELA LENA FRANK

TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2020 · 7 PM
The JAI

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GABRIELA LENA FRANK · Zapatos de Chincha from Hilos
ASKSHAYA TUCKER · Breathing Sunlight
IMAN HABIBI · RevolutionStreet!
GABRIELA LENA FRANK · Milagros
MICHAEL THOMAS FOUMAI · Stellar Cartography 

These intimate concerts in The JAI will highlight the creativity of Latin GRAMMY® Award-winner and Guggenheim Fellow, Gabriela Lena Frank, as she puts the spotlight on an inspiring array of emerging composers from the Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music. GLFCAM, an award-winning non-profit organization founded in 2017, fosters the creative and professional development of emerging composers from around the world through close mentoring and readings with master performers.

GLFCAM is actively engaged in bringing live music to communities with little access to the arts, such as its low-cost Bueno Yabbelow Music Series and its music composition program for disadvantaged public school students in Mendocino County. The Alumni Support Initiative, for composers who complete GLFCAM’s core apprenticeship, funds and stewards professional commissions for alumni with some of the nation’s leading arts groups. To date, nearly two dozen commissions have come to life, including those with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the 45thParallel Chamber Orchestra, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

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