Marina Kantor’s one act, one woman show is a classical piano theatrical performance that takes you on a journey through the history of the Israeli National Anthem Hatikva, a melody of just 25 notes. Marina combines her formal Russian musical training with an international vision of history and art that makes this one woman show a one of a kind preformance.
Proceeds from the United States premier of “Don’t End It On A Minor” will be donated to Cindy’s College Crew Fund, Congregation Beth Israel, to honor the memory of Cindy Polger, who loved creating and maintaining Jewish connection.
The Salk Institute invites you to attend the fifth season of the Salk Science & Music Series. The series consists of four remarkable Sunday afternoons that bring together virtuosos from the worlds of science and music.
Each concert features stunning performances by some of the finest instrumentalists in the world of classical music in addition to riveting talks about the latest scientific discoveries by the Institute’s world-renowned scientists.
Come listen to Kathy sing a variety of songs from Yiddush, Hebrew, Ladino, American and much much more. Cost is $25 which includes a variety of appetizers and refreshments. Please call Joyce (760) 944-5774 to make your reservations. Checks must be received by August 16, 2018.
The fall season of the “Pleasure of Your Company” music series will open with a performance by concert pianist Bryan Verhoye on Sunday, September 9, at 2:30 PM at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center. His program will include works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Rachmaninoff.
Mr. Verhoye trained at the USC School of Music, the Aspen Music School, and the Peabody Conservatory and has won first-prize awards from the International Piano Recording Competition and the Carmel Music Society, as well as multiple awards from the Musical Merit Foundation of San Diego. His performance in Carmel of Stravinsky’s “Three Movements from Petrouchka” was broadcast on National Public Radio’s syndicated Performance Today program. In addition to numerous appearances with the San Diego Symphony in both classical and jazz settings, Bryan is in demand as a solo recitalist, accompanist, and chamber music performer in San Diego and throughout the West Coast. He is also a frequent adjudicator in piano competitions in San Diego and southern California. A published composer and arranger, he is also the accompanist for the San Diego Master Chorale, Music Associate/Pianist at Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church, and Adjunct Professor of Music at Grossmont College.
Meet the artist and mingle with fellow music lovers at a complimentary post-concert reception. There is no charge for the concert, which is sponsored by the Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library, although donations are appreciated. Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center is located at 10301 Scripps Lake Drive near Miramar Lake. Overflow parking is available on Meanley Drive off Scripps Ranch Blvd. Visit www.srfol.org or call (858) 538-8158 for information.
The “Pleasure of Your Company” music series sponsored by the Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library is pleased to present the San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir on Sunday, October 14, at 2:30 pm at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center. Under the direction of Ruth Weber, this accomplished ensemble will perform a varied program from their varied repertoire—from Yiddish and Israeli songs to opera, movie and Broadway music. They will be accompanied by Michael Munson with drummer Bob Weller and oboist Emilia Lopez-Yañez. Their recordings have won three Global Music Awards among other honors. The San Diego Troubadour has called the San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir, “one of the finest vocal ensembles San Diego has to offer.”
There is no charge for the concert, although donations are appreciated. Meet the musicians at a complimentary post-concert reception. Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center is located at 10301 Scripps Lake Drive near Miramar Lake. Overflow parking is available on Meanley Drive off Scripps Ranch Blvd. Call (858) 538-8158 or visit www.srfol.org for information.
From 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 22 of San Diego’s finest and most diverse choral groups will perform, with each given a 12-minute slot to showcase its vocal offerings. At 2:00 p.m., all the choirs will join together on the organ pavilion stage, steps, and along the colonnades, for a massed choir sing of 1,000 voices conducted by Dr. Arlie Langager, Chair of the MiraCosta College Music Department and with the participation of Civic Organist Raul Prieto Ramirez. In addition to the massed choir sing, there will be two audience sing-along segments. (All times approximate and subject to change.)