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Saturday, February 10, 2018, 2 p.m.

La Jolla Symphony and Chorus: Cross Winds

9500 Gilman Drive, San Diego, 92093
Cost: $15 - $35

The San Diego Symphony will hold its third annual festival and will explore the world of rhythm, sound and place through percussion in a month-long celebration entitled “It’s About Time,” which is curated by percussionist, conductor, author and University of California San Diego professor Steven Schick. Working with several of San Diego’s performing arts organizations, the festival is about the myriad of ways percussion music connects us to the world and to nature.

Paris-based composer, circus artist and percussionist Roland Auzet fights back in a new theatrical percussion concerto written for and co-commissioned by Fiona Digney. Improvisation and notions of strength, power, virtuosity, gesture, and isolation will be explored and expressed to create a percussion concerto like no other. The work calls into question the conventional idea of what it means to be a percussionist, narrator, dancer, and actor, utilizing traditional percussion instruments, ‘found’ instruments such as chairs and other everyday objects, and multimedia technology (Go-Pro cameras). This concerto is being written specifically for Fiona Digney to showcase the strength, subtlety, artistry, and virtuosity of one of the new wave of experimental percussionists. The program begins with Mahler’s Fourth Symphony. Steven Schick will be conducting.


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Incorrect: When: Saturday, February 10, 2018, 2 p.m Correction: When: Saturday, February 10, 2018, 7:30 p.m

Feb. 5, 2018

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