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Maisky meets Bach’s cello challenge with aplomb

  By Eileen Wingard LA JOLLA, California — Mischa Maisky’s cello was crafted by Domenico Montagnana in Venice, in 1720, the same year that Bach composed his six solo cello suites in Anhalt-Coethen. During two consecutive evenings at Sherwood Hall, as part of Summerfest, sponsored by the La Jolla Music Society, Latvian-born cellist, Maisky, showcased […]

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Zesty concert showcases youthful energy and talent

By Eileen Wingard LA JOLLA, California — San Diego County’s flagship Chamber Music Festival, the La Jolla Music Society’s Summerfest, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, and what a celebration it is! There will be 65 musicians participating in 17 paid concerts in Sherwood Hall, and free events, such as five open rehearsals, three encounters […]

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TICO concludes 2016 concert season with a flair

By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — A full house in the Cohen Social Hall of Tifereth Israel Synagogue greeted the matinee Pops Concert by the Tifereth Israel Community Orchestra (TICO) on Sunday, July 17.  The program of short works featured several wonderful highlights. It began and ended with two sprightly Sousa marches, the unfamiliar Free Lance […]

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Tseitlin, Gerpe, Farmer: an impressive musical trio

By Eileen Wingard ENCINITAS, California — Michael Tseitlin, San Diego County’s highly respected violin pedagogue and organizer of the Virtuosi USA Concert Series, introduced one of its programs at the Encinitas Library on June 25, featuring Violinist Pasha Tseitlin, Pianist Nic Gerpe and Bassoonist Judith Farmer. Pasha Tseitlin, son of Michael and Irina Tseitlin, plays […]

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High marks for soloists in Bernstein concert

By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — The Tifereth Israel Community Orchestra’s (TICO’s) June 7 concert featured the music of Leonard Bernstein, the 20th century’s most outstanding American musician. He was not only a great composer, equally versatile writing classical music and Broadway musicals, but he was one of the world’s foremost conductors, a brilliant pianist […]

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Student poets featured at LFJCC Astor Library

By Eileen Wingard LA JOLLA, California — Five Soille Hebrew Day School students and one San Diego City Schools Middle School student presented their poetry at the final Jewish Poets- Jewish Voices eighth season’s concluding event. Rabbi Meir Cohen, principal of the Soille Hebrew Day School, was present to enjoy listening to his young students read their […]

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LFJCC to feature Hebrew Day School poets May 17

By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO –Seven students from the Soille Hebrew Day Middle School will be participating in the May 17, 7:15 p.m. Jewish Poets—Jewish Voices program at the Astor Judaica Library at the Lawrence Family JCC. Also reading that evening, will be a prize-winning student poet and playwright from Mesa Verde Middle School. Rabbi […]

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NYPhil concert in S.D. features Beethoven, Sibelius

By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — The New York Philharmonic, the legendary orchestra whose history includes maestros such as Demitri Metropolis, Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez,  Zubin Mehta, Kurt Mazur and Lorin Maazel, presented a thrilling concert at the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Music Center under the direction of its current conductor, Alan Gilbert. Gilbert is the son […]

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Networking, hard work emphasized at UM graduation

By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — I traveled to Ann Arbor, Michigan the end of last month, to be at my granddaughter, Hannah Gail Schiff’s graduation from the University of Michigan. I was pleased that she attended this institution that numbers many Jews among its faculty and student body. It also boasts one of the strongest […]

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Follingstad, TICO please with R’maninoff

By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — David Amos and the Tifereth Israel Community Orchestra (TICO) tackled a difficult program when they chose to play an All-Rachmaninoff concert. The post-Romantic music produced by the great Russian composer is complex and challenging.  Still, with an excellent piano soloist, SDSU’s piano faculty head, Karen Follingstad, extra coaching of […]

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SDJW thanks its March 2016 contributors

SAN DIEGO — San Diego Jewish World expresses its appreciation to the byliners and staff photographers whose works appeared in March 2016 editions. They included: David Amos Eitan Arom Judy Lash Balint Kenneth Bandler Laurie Baron Amber Bartlett Jeremy Ben-Ami Boaz Bismuth Ronnie Blair Dan Bloom Shoshana Bryen Stephen Bryen Cynthia Citron Richard L. Cravatts Jack Forman […]

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Travel and turpinoid subjects for poets

By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — Nelson Heller and Genine Rainbeau-Heart were the two featured poets at the Jewish Poets-Jewish Voices program Tuesday evening, March 22, at the Astor Judaica Library. With one of the original programmed poets absent due to illness, the open microphone segment was extended. The well-attended audience was rewarded with Rainbeau-Heart’s original […]

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Montreal Symphony program had French connections

By Eileen Wingard SAN DIEGO — Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, under their California-bred conductor, Kent Nagano, performed a virtuoso program at the Irwin and Joan Jacobs Music Center last Wednesday evening. Because the printed programs of the sponsoring La Jolla Music Society did not include biographical notes on the performers, Kristin Lancino, the new President and […]

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Multi-media ‘Gotham’ well received in La Jolla

By Eileen Wingard LA JOLLA, California — Fascinating black and white film footage of New York City accompanied Gotham, by Michael Gordon, the opening work on the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus’ March 12 concert in Mandeville Hall at UCSD. Gordon, a Miami-born Jewish-American composer, has often teamed up with film-maker Bill Morrison to create […]

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