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MUSICAL GUMBO: Jazz and the Black Experience

Thursday, September 10, 2020

MUSICAL GUMBO: Jazz and the Black Experience

With Marshall Hawkins& Charles McPherson, interviewed by Gilbert Castellanos

GIlbert Castellanos (Jazz @ The Jacobs curator) leads a wide-ranging and deeply personal interview with jazz luminaries Marshall Hawkins and Charles McPherson. These San Diego artists reflect on their experiences as Black musicians who came of age before the Civil Rights Era, performing with the likes of Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, and Shirley Horn, and how their life experiences have shaped them as artists. They also share wisdom and advice from teaching younger generations of artists this music which was born from the Black American experience and the history of racism in America. This interview includes a special, short performance by the three masters

Old Standbys

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Reimagined

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Dog Days of Summer

Friday, August 28, 2020

J.S. BARK: "Wachet auf, woof uns die Stimme" ("Sleepers awake, a voice is woof-ing at us")

We've got a pup-ular piece from "J.S. Bark" (a.k.a Bach) to celebrate International Dog Day! Some frisky, furry friends of the Symphony are living their best life as Abraham Martin, viola; Yumi Cho, violin; and Jeremy Kurtz-Harris, principal bass, perform. Do your part by supporting local animal shelters!

Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons: Summer'

Friday, August 28, 2020

Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons: Summer' - feat. San Diego & San Diego Symphony Musicians

Musicians of the San Diego Symphony showcase the beauty of San Diego
through historical landmarks while playing 'Summer (Presto)' from Vivaldi's esteemed work, the "Four Seasons".

SOLOISTS (in order of appearance)
Wesley Precourt
Jing Yan Bowcott
Kenneth Liao
Hanah Stuart
Julia Pautz

VIOLIN I
Jing Yan Bowcott
Wesley Precourt
Hanah Stuart
Pei-Chun Tsai

VIOLIN II
Kenneth Liao
Julia Pautz
Pei-Chun Tsai

VIOLA
Chi-Yuan Chen
Johanna Nowik

CELLO
Xian Zhuo

HARPSICHORD
John Wilson

DOUBLE BASS
Susan Wulff

Produced by the San Diego Symphony Musicians
Director: Julia Pautz
Audio Engineer: Wesley Precourt
Video Editor: Susan Wulff

Superhero Video - Chapter 12

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Chapter 12: Manuel de Falla - “Fire!"
Music: Manuel de Falla - “Danza Ritual del Fuego”; arranged by Salvador Sanchis
Musicians:
Amy Taylor, flute
Sarah Skuster, oboe
Leyla Zamora, bassoon
Elyse Lauzon, horn
Sheryl Renk, clarinet
Narrator: Nuvi Mehta

Author : Lucy A. Warner
Illustrator: Patrick Ackerman
Publisher: https://www.springpromiseproductions.com

Producer: Julia Pautz
Director: Susan Wulff
Co-Editors: Cameron Keezer-Wulff & Susan Wulff
Audio Engineer: Jeremy Kurtz-Harris

Lunch & Listen

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Chapter 12 Teaser

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Chapter 12: Manuel de Falla - “Fire!"
Music: Manuel de Falla - “Danza Ritual del Fuego”; arranged by Salvador Sanchis
Musicians:
Amy Taylor, flute
Sarah Skuster, oboe
Leyla Zamora, bassoon
Elyse Lauzon, horn
Sheryl Renk, clarinet
Narrator: Nuvi Mehta

Author : Lucy A. Warner
Illustrator: Patrick Ackerman
Publisher: https://www.springpromiseproductions.com

Producer: Julia Pautz
Director: Susan Wulff
Co-Editors: Cameron Keezer-Wulff & Susan Wulff
Audio Engineer: Jeremy Kurtz-Harris

LISTEN // HEAR Ep. 9: MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night's Dream

Saturday, August 15, 2020

EPISODE 9: LISTEN // HEAR
Tune in live on Facebook or YouTube Wednesday, August 19 at 6:30PM for Episode 9 of LISTEN // HEAR featuring Music Director Rafael Payare and our London-based Creative Consultant, Gerard McBurney.

For Episode 9 of LISTEN//HEAR, we delve into a special combination of music and drama - Mendelssohn's Incidental Music to "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and the semi-staged adaptation of the Shakespeare play presented by San Diego Symphony in October 2019, conducted by Rafael Payare. Our special guests include the creative team from that multimedia production, bringing you insights into the unique magic of Mendelssohn's score and Shakespeare's play.