La Jolla Music Society SummerFest Kicks Off its 30th Year!

The La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest is back during the month of August and is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year! Join musicians and fellow music lovers to witness 65 world-class artists and ensembles; the festival runs from August 3-26, 2016. This August is dedicated to performances around La Jolla, including the Sherwood Auditorium and Athenaeum Music & Arts Library. Continue reading

The Conrad: La Jolla Music Society’s New Home to Open in 2018

conrad prebys performing arts centerThe La Jolla Music Society officially has a new home in the works! Slated to open early 2018, construction has already begun on the empty lot at 7600 Fay Avenue (directly across from The Lot). Known affectionately as “The Conrad,” the state-of-the-art Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center will boast a beautiful 43,693-square-foot facility, including a 500-seat concert hall, unmatched world-class acoustics, a cabaret space, and a multitude of other rehearsal rooms. Continue reading

La Jolla Music Society SummerFest 2015 Schedule

la jolla music society summerfestThe La Jolla Music Society SummerFest returns this year with one of its most impressive and adventurous rosters yet. SummerFest is a nationally-recognized chamber music festival featuring over 80 world-class artists and ensembles performing concerts from August 5 – 28. This year’s Music Director is Cho-Liang Lin. Here’s the full La Jolla Music Society SummerFest 2015 lineup! Continue reading

Nirvana on the Ukulele? The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain Comes to La Jolla!

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The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is a group of ukulele-toting, singing musicians who buy instruments with loose change and believe that all genres of music are available for re-imagination, with one caveat – that they are all played on the ukulele. From rocking out to Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” (check out the video below!) to Tchaikovsky’s elegant “Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy” and recreating the melodic warbling of Simon and Garfunkel, these eight incredible musicians have truly mastered the art of the uke with a musical repertoire that spans generations.This performance is one you won’t want to miss, and they’re coming to the Museum of Contemporary Art in La Jolla!
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La Jolla Music Society SummerFest 2014 Schedule

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The La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest is back this year with a superb lineup from Haydn to the classics. SummerFest is a nationally-recognized chamber music festival featuring over 81 world-class artists and ensembles performing concerts from July 30 – August 22, 2014. Continue reading