Christian Hertzog Inquisitive children sooner or later announce to their parents, “We have Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Why isn’t there Kids’ Day?” The usual response is, “Because every day is Kids’ Day.” Similar reasoning explains why some classical music groups present entire concerts of music by composers who are alive, female and/or people of color. Because every concert is…
Ken Herman Although the acknowledgement of women composers in the arena of classical music has grown steadily in recent decades, it still has a long road to travel. In light of this challenge, Camarada Artistic Directors Beth Ross Buckley and Dana Burnett fashioned a concert titled “Music, SHE Wrote,” devoted exclusively to music written by women over the centuries, and…
The Camarada Quartet (Courtesy photo) Emily Sorensen Enjoy the sounds of the Camarada Quartet, performing at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 at the Rancho Bernardo Library. Part of the Classical Concert Series, sponsored by the Friends of the Rancho Bernardo Library, the concert is free and open to the public. Children age 7 and older may attend with a parent…
Emily Sorensen Enjoy the sounds of the Camarada Quartet, performing at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 at the Rancho Bernardo Library. Part of the Classical Concert Series, sponsored by the Friends of the Rancho Bernardo Library, the concert is free and open to the public. Children age 7 and older may attend with a parent or guardian. Donations are appreciated.…
Ken Herman San Diego is fortunate to have a few venues that are particularly favorable for performing chamber music. La Jolla’s Auditorium at TSRI and UC San Diego’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall come immediately to mind. Dana Burnett, Beth Ross Buckley, Micah Wilkinson, David Buckley [photo courtesy of Camarada] But nothing compares with the immediate and personal communication of hearing…
Rob LeDonne Beth Ross-Buckley, flutist, executive director and co-artistic director of Camarada. (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune) Beth Ross-Buckley still remembers when she had the idea to start off her chamber music group Camarada, which is currently gearing up for its 23rd landmark season. “I used to live in the San Francisco Bay Area and played in probably 10…