Press Release: Local Music Organizations Shine During UCSD-TV’s Triple-Play Premiere (12/19/2007)
Local Music Organizations Shine During UCSD-TV’s Triple-Play Premiere
Performances and backstage visits to San Diego Opera, SummerFest and Philip Glass Premiere
LA JOLLA, CA – UCSD-TV kicks off its 15th year with three musical premieres that include visits to San Diego Opera, La Jolla Symphony and Chorus, and La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest series. UCSD-TV’s Triple-Play Premiere airs every Friday night from January 11 through February 15.
First to appear in the Triple-Play Premiere are six programs from La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest 2007. The series airs Fridays at 8 p.m. and includes SummerFest’s Music Director in “An Evening with Cho-Liang Lin” (January 11); a selection of new and encore SummerFest works on “Premieres & Reprises” (January 18); “Rule, Britannia!” (January 25), featuring rare chamber works by two renowned British composers; “Brahms’ Sextet No. 2 in G Major” (February 1); and the seldom-performed gem “Walton’s Sonata in A Minor” (February 8). Visit www.ucsd.tv/lajollamusicsociety for bonus footage, video archives from seasons past and more.
- Video Excerpt from Summerfest 2007: An Evening with Cho-Liang Lin (in RealPlayer):
Video Excerpt from Summerfest 2007: Premieres & Reprises (in RealPlayer):
The Triple-Play Premiere wraps up on February 15 at 8p.m. with “Starting with Light…,” a UCSD-TV special featuring the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus’ North American premiere of Philip Glass’ “Cello Concerto.” The program includes performance footage and exclusive interviews with Glass, Music Director Steven Schick, and cellist Wendy Sutter. Other works featured are “The Light That Fills the World” by Alaskan composer John Luther Adams, and Beethoven’s jubilant “Fourth Symphony.”
UCSD-TV celebrates 15 years of Television Unlike Anything Else in 2008. UCSD-TV airs on Cox Ch.135, Time Warner Ch.18, and UHF (no cable) Ch. 35.