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Garrett Harris

Garrett Harris
Garrett Harris covers the classical music scene for the Reader.

Articles by Garrett Harris

Mainly Mozart gets pick of the best

The San Diego Mainly Mozart Festival got off to a rambunctious start on Friday, June 11, 2021, at the San Diego Surf Soccer Club in Del Mar. The orchestra roster is as strong as ever. ...

June 18, 2021
You should know Bastianini, Bonisolli, Corelli.

An insurmountable mountain of facts proves that we are living in the best period of known human history. Maybe things were better in pre-history when the aliens were here, but from infant mortality rates to ...

June 11, 2021
La Jolla Music Society Summerfest heads inside

The La Jolla Music Society (LJMS) has announced its SummerFest 2021, which will be held from Friday, July 30 - Friday, August 20, 2021, at The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center in La Jolla. The ...

June 4, 2021
Mainly Mozart is mainly back

The Mainly Mozart Festival is coming back into form on Friday, June 11. The incomparable Festival Orchestra is scheduled to perform five concerts at the Del Mar Surf Cup Sports Park June 11-19. The repertoire ...

May 28, 2021
How long will the Rady Shell stay the Rady Shell?

The opening of the Rady Shell at the Jacobs Park featuring performances on the Una Davis Family Stage is imminent. As one might surmise from all the titles surrounding the Shell project, the San Diego ...

Three female opera singers you should know and love

Each generation of young opera singers eventually becomes familiar with some of the great opera singers of the past. I’ve seen this happen, first hand, at least a dozen times. I must admit that I ...

May 13, 2021
Early geniuses Mozart, Elgar, Mendelssohn show up in San Diego

The San Diego Symphony continued their run of string serenade live streams on Friday, April 29. In February the symphony string section performed Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings. In March is was Dvorak’s Serenade for Strings ...

May 7, 2021
My five favorite sings

I want to talk a little bit about choir. I’ve been singing in choirs since the seventh grade. I was in a choir every year from junior high through college. During my first year in ...

April 30, 2021
Best orchestras in the world without name recognition

There are famous orchestras around the world. We’ve all heard of Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics. We know about the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Concertgebouw. The United States used to have a “big five” ...

April 23, 2021
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