Fabien Gabel, conductor
Jeff Thayer, violin
DEBUSSY: Printemps (tone poem)
STRAVINSKY: Violin Concerto
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 9
RAVEL: Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2
Bring your own dairy lunch and discuss the week’s parasha with Rabbi Earne.
With a powerful message of environmental awareness, this exhibition highlights a creative alternative to mindless consumption and focuses on the importance of repurposing. Artists from around the world transform discarded hubcaps into fine art in a unique collaboration with Landfillart, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit.
“The Pleasure of Your Company” music series welcomes back the exciting jazz duo of guitarist Peter Sprague and Leonard Patton on vocals and percussion.
Peter Sprague studied classical and jazz guitar in Boston. He has recorded four albums with Charles McPherson and later established a long-standing performing and recording relationship with Chick Corea and has also performed and recorded with Dianne Reeves, Sergio Mendes, Hubert Laws, Billy Childs, and David Benoit. In addition to a prolific recording career, Peter has taught at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood and the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles and has published several books of his own works and teaching and of his transcriptions of Chick Corea’s piano compositions.
Leonard Patton was born to sing. As a college student, Leonard discovered his musical niche for jazz. He has also studied at the prestigious Berklee School of Music in Boston, where he further developed his musical abilities and fed his passion for jazz. Leonard’s rich, smoky voice, unique style and sensational scattin’ soon gained him entrance into San Diego’s jazz scene where he has performed and recorded with a number of notable artists.
A classically trained, award-winning piano virtuoso, CSUSM music professor Ching-Ming Cheng has an enthusiastic heart for sharing her profession with others. Dr. Cheng has been featured in solo and collaborative performances around the world. Don’t miss this inspirational celebration of the classical piano!