Arts & Culture Newsletter: Making connections with audiences virtually [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="840"] Herbert Siguenza (File photo)[/caption] Full article link Transition to virtual connection with San Diegans is happening across the board, from theater companies to visual arts institutions to music venues By DAVID L. CODDON, WRITER  APRIL 2, 2020 5:30 AM Good morning, and welcome to the U-T Arts &…
Sunday’s program at the Museum of Photographic Arts, a tempting buffet of stylish, jazz-inflected bossa nova selections, demonstrated again the laudable versatility of Camarada. A varied collective of many of San Diego’s most skilled performers, Beth Ross Buckley’s Camarada has consistently delivered the goods for the last 25 seasons, whether the fare has been standard repertory classical chamber music, challenging contemporary compositions,…
Spirit, Struggle, Triumph April 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrintShare In this powerful evening of music and art – Camarada Chamber ensemble celebrates the sanctuary of a very special place in Southern California – the Villa Aurora. The Villa Aurora is located in Los Angeles and has been used as a haven for artists of all kinds throughout its…
Ken Herman Branching out from its customary programming, Beth Ross Buckley’s enterprising Camarada offered a laid-back concert of jazz-tinged calypso Sunday, April 15, at the Mingei International Museum. Considering the musical prowess of the ensemble assembled in the Mingei rotunda—the celebrated brothers Peter and Tripp Sprague, bassist Gunnar Biggs, guitarist Fred Benedetti, percussion maestro Duncan Moore, as well as the…
Ken Herman Camarada’s highly charged Te Amo Tango program at the Mingei International Museum on Sunday (February 18) continued San Diego’s infatuation with tango, so recently inspired by San Diego Opera’s sexy production of Astor Piazzolla’s tango opera Maria de Buenos Aires. With Uruguayan bandoneon master Raúl Jaurena and the tango dance duo of Marizabel Arango and Todd Martin, Camarada…
Ken Herman Jeremy Denk. Photo by Samantha West In terms of visitations from brilliant pianists, 2017 proved to be a notable year. Two nonpareil solo recitals—Jeremy Denk’s May recital at the La Jolla Presbyterian Church and Richard Goode’s November recital at the Irwin Jacobs Qualcomm Hall in Sorrento Valley—offered breathtaking technical and interpretive artistry. Each pianist anchored his recital in…