Arts and Music
Featured This Month
One of the most distinctive filmmakers of our time, Werner Herzog has been called the "romantic visionary" of the New German Cinema movement. His edgy, larger-than-life films fuse the epic with the intimate, redefining the scale and scope of filmmaking to include more than 60 works shot on every continent. He appears in conversation with acclaimed author and essayist, Pico Iyer at UC Santa Barbara.
Travel the globe with pianist and UC San Diego Professor Emeritus Cecil Lytle for an in-depth look at the music and long and prolific life of the world's first international musician, Hungarian composer Franz Liszt.
In the finale concert for UC San Diego Jazz Camp 2012, saxophonist and educator David Borgo leads a group of talented students in a performance of standards and new works.
In the finale concert for UC San Diego Jazz Camp 2012, bassist Rob Thorsen leads a group of talented students in a performance of standards and new works.
In the finale concert for UC San DIego Jazz Camp 2012, percussionist Gerry Hemingway leads a group of talented students in a performance of standards and new works.
Renowned pianist and educator Cecil Lytle performs two late signature works by Ludwig van Beethoven: the monumental Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat Major ("Das Hammerklavier") and the dramatic Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Beethoven's final composition for piano.
John Malashock teams with renowned pianist Gustavo Romero for an intimate music and dance collaboration to piano suites by Czech composer Leos Janacek. The beautiful and emotional selections are a perfect pairing for Malashock's choreographic short stories. Also on the program is a re-staging of "Fathom: The Body as Universe," Malashock's successful 2006 collaboration with Japanese artist Junko Chodos and composer Ariel Blumenthal.
It's a fresh look at a classic: "The Ring: Next Generation" at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin features 60 young people and some unlikely beats. Created with the help of the well-known composer and DJ Alexandra Holtscher, the production showcases a youthful and unique take on Wagner.