Arts and Music
La Jolla Symphony presents a concert that is resplendent with many orchestral colors and shadings. The program includes Bernstein's sassy Candide Overture and Mahler's monumental First Symphony, and features a multimedia presentation of Scriabin's rarely performed Prometheus.
American poet Billy Collins reads a selection of humorous poems for appreciative audience in this keynote event of the 2013 Writer's Symposium by the Sea, sponsored by Point Loma Nazarene University.
Haydn is widely acknowledged as the father of the string quartet, but his contributions to the development of the piano literature have been unjustly overlooked. His groundbreaking efforts in the piano trio form are most evident in the Trio in C Major, composed in 1795. Recorded on 8/19/2014.
Jay Kogen, Writer/ Executive Producer of the "Simpsons" is interviewed by UCSB professor Cheri Steinkellner. In addition to Homer and the gang, Kogen has written and produced for Malcolm in the Middle, Frasier and many others.
E. Randol Schoenberg, the grandson of the composer Arnold Schoenberg, is an expert in handling cases involving looted art and the recovery of property stolen by the Nazi authorities during the Holocaust. He tells the story here of his most prominent case, "Republic of Austria v. Altmann" which resulted in the successful return of six paintings by Gustav Klimt, including the "Golden Lady," to their rightful owners. Recorded on 05/06/2015.
UC San Diego's annual Jazz Camp gathers students and professionals together for a week-long, immersion in the art and culture of jazz. The program culminates in a finale concert, performed by student ensembles under the guidance of distinguished faculty members. The students perform both new compositions and established standards. Recorded on 6/26/2015.
Executive Producer/Director Jack Bender unlocks the production secrets of translating Lost from script to screen. And, he might just provide some clues to unlock the secrets of "The Island."
1941 screenwriter Bob Gale (who also wrote the Back to the Future Trilogy), actor Perry Lang, 2nd Assistant Director Chris Soldo, assistant casting director Stanzi Stokes, and score restorer Michael Matessino look at this 1979 Steven Spielberg farce.
Vienna in the 17th and 18th centuries was renowned as the City of Musicians. "Viennese Masters" features seminal works by three illustrious composers who made their home in the Austrian capital: Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, and Johannes Brahms.
"Music of Our Time" features works by four prominent contemporary composers: "Synchronous," by Clarice Assad; "Death With Interruptions," by Derek Bermel; "Ning," by Chen Yi; and "Clarinet Quintet: Spring Ahead," by Peter Schickele.
Nice in Southern France offers everything that the French Riviera stands for: mild climate, beautiful beaches, world-renowned art museums and delicious food. Annually 3.5 million tourists visit the city to get a taste of the Côte d`Azur.