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SEASON 48 | 2016-17

OMARA PORTUONDO

October


SEASON 48 | 2016-17 OCTOBER

JA N UA RY

BRAD MEHLDAU

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS

LOUIS LORTIE

Thursday, March 9, 2017 · 8 PM

Saturday, January 14, 2017 · 8 PM

Piano Series

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

Thursday, October 6, 2016 · 8 PM

Piano Series

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

Balboa Theatre

TAFELMUSIK BAROQUE ORCHESTRA

KRONOS QUARTET

Friday, March 10, 2017 · 8 PM

from the Buena Vista Social Club:

Friday, January 20, 2017 · 8 PM

Jazz Series

OMARA PORTUONDO 85 TOUR

Special Guests Roberto Fonseca, Anat Cohen & Regina Carter Friday, October 7, 2016 · 8 PM Jazz Series

Balboa Theatre

TWYLA THARP DANCE 50th Anniversary Tour Saturday, October 22, 2016 · 8 PM Dance Series

Spreckels Theatre

RAPHAËL SÉVÈRE, clarinet

Revelle Chamber Music Series MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

EDGAR MOREAU, cello The Auditorium at TSRI

Dance Series

Discovery Series

PKF - PRAGUE PHILHARMONIA

Emmanuel Villaume, music director Gautier Capuçon, cello Wednesday, January 25, 2017 · 8 PM Orchestra Series

Jacobs Music Center-Copley Symphony Hall

The Auditorium at TSRI

BRANFORD MARSALIS QUARTET

HÉLÈNE GRIMAUD Thursday, December 1, 2016 · 8 PM Piano Series

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Jeff Edmons, music director & conductor Richard O’Neill, viola Friday, December 2, 2016 · 8 PM

San Diego Youth Symphony Series MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

With Special Guest Kurt Elling

Friday, February 10, 2017 · 8 PM Jazz Series

Balboa Theatre

Special Event

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

THE UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN “HOLIDAY SHOW” Saturday, December 17, 2016 · 8 PM Special Event

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

Orchestra Series

Jacobs Music Center-Copley Symphony Hall

MAX RAABE & PALAST ORCHESTER Friday, March 31, 2017 · 8 PM Special Event Balboa Theatre

Saturday, April 8, 2017 · 8 PM

Balboa Theatre

Dance Series

BAMBERG SYMPHONY

Christoph Eschenbach, conductor Ray Chen, violin Orchestra Series

SEONG-JIN CHO, piano

Spreckels Theatre

EMERSON STRING QUARTET Saturday, April 22, 2017 · 7:30 PM Revelle Chamber Music Series La Jolla Presbyterian Church

NIKOLAY KHOZYAINOV, piano Saturday, April 29, 2017 · 8 PM

Sunday, February 26, 2017 · 3 PM

Special Event

The Auditorium at TSRI

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JEREMY DENK

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Friday, May 12, 2017 · 7:30 PM

Discovery Series

Jeff Edmons, music director & conductor Caroline Goulding, violin

The Auditorium at TSRI

Piano Series

La Jolla Presbyterian Church

Friday, March 3, 2017 · 8 PM

San Diego Youth Symphony Series MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

Sunday, March 5, 2017 · 3 PM Discovery Series

The Auditorium at TSRI

LA JOLLA MUSIC SOCIETY

Thursday, March 30, 2017 · 8 PM

BLACK GRACE

CAROLINE GOULDING, violin

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Fabio Luisi, conductor Deborah Voigt, soprano

Special Event

Jacobs Music Center-Copley Symphony Hall

Friday, December 16, 2016 · 8 PM

DANISH NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Saturday, February 11, 2017 · 8 PM

Friday, December 9, 2016 · 8 PM

THE UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN “HOLIDAY SHOW”

Civic Theatre

APRIL

Saturday, February 18, 2017 · 8 PM

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

Saturday, March 18, 2017 · 8 PM

LEONIDAS KAVAKOS, violin & YUJA WANG, piano

TAKÁCS QUARTET Revelle Chamber Music Series

WINTERFEST GALA 2017 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

MALANDAIN BALLET BIARRITZ

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DECEMBER

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

Sunday, January 22, 2017 · 3 PM

Sunday, October 30, 2016 · 3 PM Discovery Series

Revelle Chamber Music Series

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Dates, times, programs and artists are subject to change. Ticket prices for performances at the Spreckels Theatre, Balboa Theatre, Civic Theatre and the Jacobs Music CenterCopley Symphony Hall include applicable facility fees.


SEASON 48 IS DEDICATED TO CONRAD PREBYS & DEBBIE TURNER

“Music is my connection with the sublime.” - Conrad Prebys Thank you Conrad Prebys and Debbie Turner for your extraordinary kindness and generosity. Conrad you are deeply missed. We could not be more humbled, proud and honored to know that your legacy will live on in The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center.


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CALENDAR LA JOLLA MUSIC SOCIETY STAFF & BOARD OF DIRECTORS JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS OMARA PORTUONDO 85 TOUR TWYLA THARP DANCE RAPHAËL SÉVÈRE ARTIST BIOGRAPHIES SUPPORT

LA JOLLA MUSIC SOCIETY STAFF Kristin Lancino – President & Artistic Director Cho-Liang Lin – SummerFest Music Director ADMINISTRATION

Chris Benavides – Finance Director Debra Palmer – Executive Assistant & Board Liaison Anthony LeCourt – Administrative Assistant ARTISTIC & EDUCATION

Leah Z. Rosenthal – Director of Artistic Planning & Education Jordanna Rose – Artist Services Coordinator Allison Boles – Education Manager Marcus Overton – Consultant for Special Projects Serafin Paredes – Community Music Center Program Director Eric Bromberger – Program Annotator DEVELOPMENT

Ferdinand Gasang – Development Director Rewa Colette Soltan – Business Development & Event Coordinator MARKETING & TICKET SERVICES

Kristen Sakamoto – Marketing Director Vanessa Dinning – Marketing Manager Hilary Huffman – Marketing Coordinator Matthew Fernie – Graphic & Web Designer Cari McGowan – Ticket Services Manager Shannon Haider – Ticket Services Assistant Caroline Mickle – Ticket Services Assistant Alex Gutierrez – Ticket Services Assistant Shaun Davis – House Manager Paul Body – Photographer

BOARD OF DIRECTORS · 2016-17 Katherine Chapin – Chair Theresa Jarvis – Treasurer Susan Hoehn – Secretary Stephen Baum Karen A. Brailean Gordon Brodfuehrer Wendy Brody Ric Charlton Linda Chester Elaine Bennett Darwin Brian Douglass Barbara Enberg Jennifer Eve Lehn Goetz Kristin Lancino Robin Nordhoff

Rafael Pastor Ethna Sinisi Piazza Peggy Preuss Sylvia Ré Jeremiah Robins Marge Schmale Jean Shekhter Maureen Shiftan June Shillman Jeanette Stevens Debra Turner H. Peter Wagener Clara Wu

HONORARY DIRECTORS

Brenda Baker Stephen Baum Joy Frieman, Ph.D. Irwin M. Jacobs Joan K. Jacobs Lois Kohn (1924-2010) Helene K. Kruger Conrad Prebys (1933-2016) Ellen Revelle (1910-2009) Leigh P. Ryan, Esq.

PRODUCTION

Travis Wininger – Director of Theatre Operations Leighann Enos – Production Manager Jonnel Domilos – Piano Technician Erica Poole – Page Turner LEGAL COUNSEL

Paul Hastings LLP AUDITOR

Leaf & Cole, LLP HONORARY

Christopher Beach – Artistic Director Emeritus

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La Jolla Music Society’s Season is supported by The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program, the National Endowment for the Arts, ResMed Foundation, The Lodge at Torrey Pines, The Westgate Hotel, Conrad Prebys and Debra Turner, Brenda Baker and Stephen Baum, The Beyster Family, Joan and Irwin Jacobs, Rita and Richard Atkinson, Joy Frieman, Brian and Silvija Devine, John and Kay Hesselink, Keith and Helen Kim, Jeanette Stevens, Joyce and Ted Strauss, and Gordon Brodfuehrer.

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Jazz Series

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6 · 8 PM BALBOA THEATRE

Wynton Marsalis, music director, trumpet Greg Gisbert, trumpet Kenny Rampton, trumpet Marcus Printup, trumpet Vincent Gardner, trombone Chris Crenshaw, trombone Elliot Mason, trombone Sherman Irby, alto & soprano saxophones, flute, clarinet Ted Nash, alto & soprano saxophones, flute, clarinet Victor Goines, tenor & soprano saxophones, clarinet, bass clarinet Walter Blanding, tenor & soprano saxophones, clarinet Paul Nedzela, baritone & soprano saxophones, bass clarinet Dan Nimmer, piano Carlos Henriquez, bass Ali Jackson, drums

Program to be Announced from the Stage There will be No Intermission

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis last performed for La Jolla Music Society in the Jazz Series on March 15, 2014.

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La Jolla Music Society’s Season is supported by The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program, the National Endowment for the Arts, ResMed Foundation, The Lodge at Torrey Pines, The Westgate Hotel, Conrad Prebys and Debra Turner, Brenda Baker and Stephen Baum, The Beyster Family, Joan and Irwin Jacobs, Rita and Richard Atkinson, Joy Frieman, Brian and Silvija Devine, John and Kay Hesselink, Keith and Helen Kim, Jeanette Stevens, Joyce and Ted Strauss, and Gordon Brodfuehrer.

Jazz Series

from the Buena Vista Social Club:

OMARA PORTUONDO 85 TOUR Special Guests Roberto Fonseca, Anat Cohen & Regina Carter FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7 · 8 PM BALBOA THEATRE

Omara Portuondo, vocals Roberto Fonseca, piano, keyboards, vocals Anat Cohen, clarinet & saxophone Regina Carter, violin Ramses “Dinamite” Rodriguez, drums Andras Coayo, percussion Yandy Martinez, bass

Program to be Announced from the Stage There will be No Intermission

This performance marks Omara Portuondo’s La Jolla Music Society debut.

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PRELUDE 7 PM

Arrive early for a pre-performance lecture by Marcus Overton

La Jolla Music Society’s Season is supported by The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program, the National Endowment for the Arts, ResMed Foundation, The Lodge at Torrey Pines, The Westgate Hotel, Conrad Prebys and Debra Turner, Brenda Baker and Stephen Baum, The Beyster Family, Joan and Irwin Jacobs, Rita and Richard Atkinson, Joy Frieman, Brian and Silvija Devine, John and Kay Hesselink, Keith and Helen Kim, Jeanette Stevens, Joyce and Ted Strauss, and Gordon Brodfuehrer.

Tonight’s performance is sponsored in part by:

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Dance Series

TWYLA THARP DANCE th 50 Anniversary Tour

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22 · 8 PM SPRECKELS THEATRE

Twyla Tharp and Three Dances COUNTRY DANCES INTERMISSION

BEETHOVEN OPUS 130 INTERMISSION

BRAHMS PAGANINI THE DANCERS Matthew Dibble, Ron Todorowski, Daniel Baker, Ramona Kelley, Amy Ruggiero, Kaitlyn Gilliland, Reed Tankersley, Ashlee Dupré

This performance marks Twyla Tharp Dance’s La Jolla Music Society debut.

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TWYLA THARP DANCE - PROGRAM NOTES

COUNTRY DANCES

Premièred 1976 in Edinburgh, Scotland

Choreography: Twyla Tharp Costumes: Santo Loquasto Lighting: Jennifer Tipton Music recorded by: The Hired Hands,

The Kessinger Brothers, The Skillet Lickers, Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers, Johnny and Albert Crockett

Dancers: Daniel Baker, Ramona Kelley,

BEETHOVEN OPUS 130

Premièred 2016 in Saratoga Springs, New York Performed to String Quartet in B-flat Major, Opus 130 by Ludwig van Beethoven

Choreography: Twyla Tharp Costumes: Norma Kamali Lighting: Stephen Terry Dancers: Matthew Dibble with Kaitlyn Gilliland

Ron Todorowski, Daniel Baker, Ramona Kelley, Amy Ruggiero, Reed Tankersley, Ashlee Dupré

Approximate Duration: 20 minutes

Amy Ruggiero, Kaitlyn Gilliland

Texas Quickstep (The Hired Hands) Fifty Year Ago Waltz (The Hired Hands) Rat Cheese Under The Hill (The Kessinger Brothers) Cacklin’ Hen And A Rooster Too (The Skillet Lickers) Took My Gal A-Walkin’ (Charlie Poole and The North Carolina Ramblers) Fresno Blues (Johnny and Albert Crockett) Alabama Jubilee (The Hired Hands) Approximate Duration: 20 minutes

BRAHMS PAGANINI

Premièred 1980 in Dayton, Ohio Performed to Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Opus 35 by Johannes Brahms

Choreography: Twyla Tharp Costumes: Ralph Lauren Lighting: Jennifer Tipton Dancers: Reed Tankersley, Matthew Dibble,

Daniel Baker, Ramona Kelley, Amy Ruggiero with Kaitlyn Gilliland

Book I Reed Tankersley Book II Matthew Dibble, Daniel Baker, Ramona Kelley, Amy Ruggiero with Kaitlyn Gilliland Approximate Duration: 23 minutes

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This program was made possible by support from Pathways to Dance and the New York State Council on the Arts. The Joyce Theater Foundation’s Artist in Residence program helped realize rehearsals of this evening’s repertory. The Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation thanks Jay Franke and David Herro, Bill and Catherine Miller, Patsy and Jeff Tarr, Stephen and Cathy Weinroth and Vicente Wolf for their generous support with special thanks to Tam O’Shaughnessy for underwriting Twyla Tharp and Three Dances.

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Additional thanks to David Kahne, Shelley Washington, Sean Kelleher, Amy Lehman, Joe Mizrahi, Lisa Egan, Twanette Tharp, and Norma Stevens. Lighting Supervisor/Production Manager, Stage Manager Stephen Terry Wardrobe Supervisor Sydney de Briel

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF Executive Director Jesse Huot Company Manager Alexander Brady Archivist Rika Okamoto Administrative Assistant Chelsea Keys


MUSICAL PRELUDE 2 PM Arrive early and hear young artists from the San Diego Youth Symphony perform

La Jolla Music Society’s Season is supported by The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program, the National Endowment for the Arts, ResMed Foundation, The Lodge at Torrey Pines, The Westgate Hotel, Conrad Prebys and Debra Turner, Brenda Baker and Stephen Baum, The Beyster Family, Joan and Irwin Jacobs, Rita and Richard Atkinson, Joy Frieman, Brian and Silvija Devine, John and Kay Hesselink, Keith and Helen Kim, Jeanette Stevens, Joyce and Ted Strauss, and Gordon Brodfuehrer.

The Discovery Series is underwritten by Medallion Society member:

Jeanette Stevens Additional support for the Series is provided by:

Gordon Brodfuehrer

Discovery Series

RAPHAËL SÉVÈRE, clarinet SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30 · 3 PM THE AUDITORIUM AT TSRI

Paul Montag, piano DEVIENNE Clarinet Sonata No. 1 in C Major (1788) (1759-1803) Allegro con spiritoso Adagio Rondo: Allegretto POULENC Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (1962) (1899-1963) Allegro tristamente Romanza Allegro con fuoco I N T E R M I S S I O N

BERG Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Opus 5 (1913) (1885-1935) Mässig Sehr langsam Sehr rasch Langsam WEBER Grand Duo Concertant in E-flat Major, Opus 48 (1816) (1786-1826) Allegro con fuoco Andante con moto Rondo: Allegro

This performance marks Raphaël Sévère’s La Jolla Music Society debut.

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Program notes by Eric Bromberger

Clarinet Sonata No. 1 in C Major

FRANÇOIS DEVIENNE Born January 31, 1759, Joinville, Haute-Marne, France Died September 5, 1803, Paris

Approximate Duration: 16 minutes

A contemporary of Mozart, François Devienne moved at age 20 to Paris, where he joined the Paris Opera orchestra as a bassoonist and studied the flute. Over the next decade he appeared frequently as a soloist on both flute and bassoon in that city, and he apparently was a member of the orchestra of the Loge Olympique, which gave the first performances of Haydn’s “Paris” Symphonies. During the difficult years of the French Revolution, Devienne joined the military band of the Paris National Guard, and when the Paris Conservatory was established in 1795, Devienne became its first professor of flute. In these same years he published an important method for the one-key flute, Nouvelle méthode théorique et pratique pour la flûte. Devienne’s life, however, was brief. He was placed in asylum shortly after his 44th birthday and died a few months later after a period of mental decline. A handsome portrait of Devienne, elegantly dressed and holding a black wooden flute, was painted by a student of Jacques Louis David. Devienne was a prolific composer. Though he had great success in his own day as an opera composer, he is remembered today primarily for his writing for winds, particularly for flute and bassoon (his own instruments), and also for the clarinet. The clarinet was just being admitted into orchestras in these years, and Devienne–like Mozart–was attracted to its expressive possibilities, particularly its smooth sound, agility, and wide range. The Sonata No. 1 in C Major, which has become one of Devienne’s best-known works for clarinet, is in fact an arrangement of his Oboe Sonata No. 1 in C Major, Opus 70, No. 1; in the process of arranging this music for clarinet, Devienne rewrote sections so that the clarinet’s greater range and agility would be highlighted. The sonata is in three movements. The first, marked Allegro con spiritoso is in a sort of early sonata form. The line moves easily between clarinet and piano here, and Devienne’s melodic material is sturdy and attractive. The Adagio moves to C minor, with the clarinet spinning its long and mournful melody over an understated accompaniment, while the concluding rondo– in the expected 6/8 meter–offers much opportunity for the clarinetist to display his abilities: long runs, a minor-key episode, and a great cadenza-like flourish all help drive this music to its firm conclusion.

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Sonata for Clarinet and Piano

FRANCIS POULENC Born January 7, 1899, Paris Died January 30, 1963, Paris

Approximate Duration: 13 minutes

The summer of 1962 found Francis Poulenc in a valedictory mood. That summer he wrote two sonatas for woodwinds and piano, and both were dedicated to the memory of other composers who had been his friends: a Sonata for Oboe and Piano, dedicated to the memory of Serge Prokofiev, and a Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, dedicated to the memory of Arthur Honegger. Forty years earlier, Honegger and Poulenc had both been members of Les Six, a group of composers in Paris who were briefly united by their youth and talent. When Poulenc wrote these sonatas, he was 63 years old and in good health, and he could not have known that they would be his final works: he died suddenly of a heart attack the following winter. Throughout his career, Poulenc had been particularly attracted to the sound of woodwinds: in 1940 he described his Sextet for Piano and Woodwind Quartet as an act of “homage to the wind instruments I have loved from the moment I began composing.” Something of the memorial character of the Clarinet Sonata can be seen in Poulenc’s marking for the first movement: he asks that the opening Allegro be played tristamente: “sadly.” A somewhat astringent opening leads to more lyrical material; Poulenc shifts gears at the center of the movement, moving into 3/4 and a more stately section marked Très calme before a return of the opening themes brings the movement to a quiet close. The middle movement is marked Romanza, suggesting music of an unusually expressive character. An introductory flourish from the clarinet leads to the movement’s climbing main theme, marked “very gentle and melancholy”; the exotic swirls from the clarinet will return throughout this movement, which also comes to a peaceful close. Out of the silence, the finale– “Fast and with fire”–bursts to life on pounding chords and an abundance of energy. There are more lyric episodes along the way, but the bristling energy of the opening is never far away, and the music finally pounds to the sudden plunge that brings this sonata to its abrupt conclusion. The original plan was that the première of Sonata for Clarinet and Piano would be given by Benny Goodman with the composer at the piano, but Poulenc’s sudden death in January 1963 made that impossible. Goodman did perform this sonata at a memorial concert for Poulenc given in Carnegie Hall in April 1963. The pianist on that occasion was Leonard Bernstein.


RAPHAËL SÉVÈRE - PROGRAM NOTES

and its unusual composition reflects a degree of uncertainty in Weber’s own mind about the proper form for this music. He wrote the final two movements first, composing the Andante Born February 9, 1885, Vienna and the Rondo during the summer of 1815 for a tour with the Died December 24, 1935, Vienna Approximate Duration: 8 minutes clarinetist Heinrich Baermann; the two of them played this work in its two-movement form on a tour through southern The Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano come from early Germany. Successful as this version proved, Weber was not in Alban Berg’s career, at a moment when he was still feeling satisfied, and the following year he went back and wrote a his way as a composer. Berg had studied with Schoenberg sonata-form first movement. Weber could easily have called from 1904 to 1910, and now–in his late twenties–he was the resulting work a sonata for clarinet and piano, but he chose searching for a voice of his own. In 1911 his String Quartet met with a disastrous public reception in Vienna, the following a different name: Grand Duo Concertant. It was a good decision. This is not so much a sonata year he composed the five Altenberg Lieder (the complete set (which implies chamber music) as it is a chamber concerto. would not be not performed until 1952), and early in 1913 he This music is certainly “grand” in scope, but Weber was also wrote the Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano. These pieces right to specify its “concertant” quality: it demands that its would also wait some time to be heard, for the war soon disrupted musical life throughout Europe (miserable the entire performers be not just equals but virtuoso soloists capable of a technique more often heard in the orchestra hall than in the time, Berg spent the war in the Austrian army). Immediately more intimate environs of chamber music. Weber wrote the after the war, Schoenberg established in Vienna the Society piano part for himself (and the music shows just how good a for Private Musical Performances, an idealistic organization dedicated to young composers and to new music. The Society pianist he must have been), but the Duo shines throughout with banned all critics, gradated ticket prices on one’s ability to pay, his love for the clarinet. While it has been arranged for violin and is sometimes performed in that version, the Duo is clarinet and gave new music the rehearsal time it deserved. It was at music, featuring fluid runs, wide leaps, and the instrument’s one of the Society’s concerts–on October 17, 1919–that Berg distinctly mellow sound. finally was able to hear the Four Pieces, six years after they It may be no surprise that the first movement was written had been written. By that time he had become a completely different composer–he was now at work on Act II of his opera last. Sonata form gave Weber a good deal of trouble: he preferred a freer, more rhapsodic approach to composition, Wozzeck. In the years before the war, Schoenberg, Webern, and Berg and his ambivalence about sonata form may be another reason had pared their musical language down to its barest essentials: why he chose to give this music a different name. He marks this opening movement Allegro con fuoco, and it is full of fire. this meant the virtual elimination of theme, development, repetition, and even a harmonic foundation. Their works from This movement establishes its character from the first instant, where the piano sweeps the clarinet along an opening theme these years tend to be very short, built on bits of theme or that spans nearly three octaves; the clarinet introduces the rhythm or instrumental color that do not have the opportunity second subject, a plastic and flowing idea that Weber marks to develop. Berg’s Four Pieces span a total of eight minutes, lusingando: “charming, intimate.” and the keynote throughout is compression: the second Dramatic as the first movement is, the slow movement piece, for example, is only eight measures long. These four is–in its own way–even more impressive. Weber moves to C miniatures for clarinet and piano almost by definition do minor, and over steadily-tolling chordal accompaniment the not require detailed description. Berg requires a wide range clarinet sings the grieving main idea, marked con duolo. But, of technique (the clarinetist is repeatedly asked for fluttertonguing and echo-tone), and the sudden changes of mood rest having concluded this episode, the clarinet drops out entirely on dynamic markings that extend from triple forte to quadruple and the piano launches into a thunderous interlude of its own. The clarinet returns, and the music rises to a dramatic reprise piano. In gratitude, Berg dedicated the Four Pieces to Schoenberg and falls away to the quiet close. The clarinet announces the main theme of the rondo-finale, and to the Society for Private Musical Performances. a sinuous melody full of some nice rhythmic dislocations, and the music dances ahead. Something of its character is evident Grand Duo Concertant in E-flat Major, Opus 48 from Weber’s instructions in the score: scherzando, con anima, dolce, grazioso, and delicamente. But there are surprises here Born November 18, 1786, Eutin, Germany too: suddenly, over surging tremolo piano accompaniment, the Died June 5, 1826, London clarinet has a soaring episode marked con molto affetto: “with Approximate Duration: 20 minutes much affection.” Gradually the rondo tune reasserts itself, and The Grand Duo Concertant took shape only gradually, Duo dances and swirls its cheerful way home.

Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Opus 5

ALBAN BERG

CARL MARIA VON WEBER

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Biographies Regina Carter, violin

Violinist Regina Carter is considered the foremost jazz violinist of her generation – a designation which doesn’t quite paint the picture. As a result of her curiosity, passion, and quest for beauty brought to every stop taken on her full musical journey, she was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship (a “genius grant”) in 2006. Those are more apparent than ever on her upcoming debut Southern Comfort (Sony Music Masterworks), in which she explores the folk music of the South. The album was released on February 28, 2014 and coincided with an international tour.

Anat Cohen, clarinet & saxophone

The New York Times describes Anat Cohen as “a clarinetist of reliable ebullience.” Winner of seven consecutive Jazz Journalist Association awards for Clarinetist of the Year, Israeli-born clarinetist and saxophonist Anat Cohen has taken the jazz world by storm, winning hearts and minds the world over with her expressive virtuosity and delightful stage presence. Ms. Cohen’s music is a unique blend of modern and traditional jazz, classical music, Brazilian choro, Argentine tango, and an expansive timeline of Afro-Cuban styles. A strong Brazilian current can be heard on her most recent 2015 release Luminosa.

Roberto Fonseca, piano, keyboards, vocals

Since the beginning of his musical career in the early 1990s, Cuban-born multi-instrumentalist Roberto Fonseca has stated his mission clearly: “I want my music to reach people who don’t know me, and I dream of one day becoming a point of reference for my audience.” Although still very young – by the standards of jazz, hip-hop, world music or any other genre – Mr. Fonseca has maintained a sharp focus on his mission that has already garnered him global recognition. His latest studio effort Yo, was nominated for a 2014 Grammy® in the category of Best Latin Jazz Album.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

The mission of Jazz at Lincoln Center is to entertain, enrich and expand a global community for Jazz through performance, education and advocacy. With the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and guest artists spanning genres and generations, Jazz at Lincoln Center produces thousands of performance, education and broadcast events each season in its home in New York City (Frederick P. Rose Hall, “The House of Swing”) and around the world, for people of all ages. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO), comprising 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today, has been the Jazz at Lincoln Center resident orchestra since 1988. Featured in all aspects of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s programming, this remarkably versatile orchestra performs and leads educational events in New York, across the U.S. and around the globe. Under Music Director Wynton Marsalis, the Orchestra performs a vast repertoire, from rare historic compositions to Jazz at Lincoln Center-commissioned works, including compositions and arrangements by Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus, and others. Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra spends over a third of the year on tour, and educational programs reach over 110,000 students, teachers and general audience members. For more information, please visit www.jazz.org.

Wynton Marsalis, music director & trumpet

Wynton Marsalis is the Managing and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1961, Mr. Marsalis began his classical training on trumpet at age 12. He entered The Juilliard School at age 17, and shortly thereafter joined Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. Mr. Marsalis made his recording debut as a leader in 1982, and has since recorded more than 70 jazz and classical albums which have garnered him nine Grammy® Awards. He became the first and only artist to win both classical and jazz Grammy® Awards the same year in 1983, and won both again in 1984. Mr. Marsalis’ rich body of compositions includes Sweet Release; Jazz: Six Syncopated Movements; Big Train, among others. In 1997, Mr. Marsalis became the first jazz artist to be awarded the prestigious Pulitzer Prize in music for his oratorio Blood on the Fields. An internationally respected teacher and spokesperson for music education, he has

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received honorary doctorates from dozens of universities and colleges. In 1987, Mr. Marsalis co-founded a jazz program at Lincoln Center. He led the effort to construct Jazz at Lincoln Center’s home–Frederick P. Rose Hall–the first education, performance, and broadcast facility devoted to jazz, which opened in October 2004.

Paul Montag, piano

Born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, Paul Montag began playing piano at age 4. He entered France’s National Regional Conservatory of Boulogne-Billancourt two years later, and at age 11 was awarded a Unanimous First Prize. At 13, he was admitted to France’s National Superior Conservatory of Music of Paris (CNSM). As an award winner of the Cziffra Foundation and a recipient of the Charles Oulmont Prize of the Foundation of France, he was invited at a young age to play in a number of renowned festivals throughout Europe including those at Sceaux, Milan and Bamberg. He has also performed at major Parisian halls including the Gaveau, the Cortot, the Mogador and the Salle Pleyel, and in the U.S. at Lincoln and Kennedy Centers.

Marcus Overton, lecturer

During a 50-year career in theatre, music and dance, including stints as an actor, acting coach, music director and teacher, Marcus Overton has held senior management positions at Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Ravinia Festival and the Smithsonian Institution. Before relocating to San Diego for an unsuccessful attempt at retirement, he held the general manager’s post at Spoleto Festival USA.

Omara Portuondo, vocals

“Omara Portuondo is a diva in the best sense, an ambassador of Cuba to the world. Now in her mid-eighties, there is a sense in which the curtains of an era are slowly, elegantly coming down. But she will forever, as the old showbusiness adage has it ‘Always leave them wanting more,’ ” (Peter Culshaw). Omara Portuondo was born in Cayo Hueso, Havana, a barrio known for its musicality, and has been singing successfully for 70 years. Her first solo album, Black Magic, was released in 1959. She toured successfully in the U.S., before returning to Cuba at the height of the Missile Crisis. A versatile performer, her specialty has been a heart-rending bolero, and is most known for the Buena Vista Social Club project, which began 1997. Wim Wender’s 1999 film by the same “added rocket fuel” to album’s sales. The 85 Tour will reflect the long journey of her stellar career, taking the listener back to her younger years and her continuing love of elegant cabaret, from the Buena Vista days up to the present with different tastes and flavors, of what will be a musical feast, full of piquant sabrosura.

San Diego Youth Symphony & Conservatory

Under the leadership of President and CEO Dalouge Smith and Music Director Jeff Edmons, San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) instills excellence in the musical and personal development of students ages 8 to 23 through rigorous and inspiring musical training experiences. Since 1945, SDYS has given thousands of musicians the opportunity to study and perform classical repertoire at a highly advanced level. SDYS attracts student musicians from throughout San Diego, Imperial and Riverside counties and serves over 600 students annually through its twelve ensembles. The organization’s preeminent ensemble, the SDYS Chamber Orchestra is comprised of the principal and assistant principal musicians from the advanced level Ovation Program and rehearses at an extraordinarily proficient level for a youth program. Provided the finest training, the Chamber Orchestra is given the opportunity to perform professional level repertoire from multiple historic periods for both string orchestra and full chamber orchestra on a national and international stage. Most recently, select students of the San Diego Youth Symphony participated in SDYS’s 70th Anniversary tour to China and performed in Beijing’s Forbidden City Concert Hall, San Diego’s sister city Yantai’s Poly Grand Theatre and the Oriental Arts Center in Shanghai in June 2015.

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Raphaël Sévère, clarinet

“Destined for the most brilliant future, gifted with astonishing technical mastery and astounding musicality” (ResMusica), French clarinetist Raphaël Sévère is quickly gaining attention. After an early music education that included piano, violin and cello, Mr. Sévère began playing the clarinet at age 8, and made his concerto debut with the Beijing Opera Orchestra at age 11. Mr. Sévère won five international competitions at age 12, and at 15 became the youngest artist and first clarinetist to be nominated for Best New Instrumentalist of the Year at the 2010 Victoires de la musique classique. By 19, he received a degree with highest honors from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris (CNSM). Winner of the 2013 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, he was the recipient of the Alexander Kasza-Kasser Prize, the Korean Concert Society Prize and the Leona Green Prize for Winds. Mr. Sévère gave his New York and Kennedy Center recital debuts on the Young Concert Artists Series in 2015. He has toured Europe and Asia and performed with orchestras from Orchestre National de France to the Russian National Symphony Orchestra, among others. Mr. Sévère’s most recent recordings include the Berio Folk Songs on Naïve Records and an album of Brahms’ works.

Twyla Tharp Dance

Twyla Tharp Dance celebrates 50 years of Twyla Tharp’s groundbreaking creativity and dancemaking with an evening of classic and new work featuring a hand-chosen and meticulously rehearsed cast. Known for creativity, wit and technical precision coupled with streetwise nonchalance, Ms. Tharp’s work combines different forms of movement—such as jazz, ballet and boxing—and expands the boundaries of ballet and modern dance. The folksy and lively Country Dances from 1976 opens the program. Set to music from America’s heartland, the dancers bring Ms. Tharp’s choreography to life as they do-si-do through square dance adaptations. A dramatic new work Beethoven Opus 130 featuring longtime Tharp dancer Matthew Dibble with the company, set to Beethoven’s String Quartet in B-flat Major, Opus 130, follows. The evening closes with the 1980’s tour de force, Brahms Paganini, set to Books I & II of Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Opus 35 by Johannes Brahms. This dance showcases the virtuosity, immaculate technique and joy of Ms. Tharp’s dancers, and features a male soloist and an ensemble who display a high level of partnering expertise and stamina in movement. In each work, Ms. Tharp turns her decades of experience—dances for Hollywood films, television, and the Broadway stage, ballets, modern dances—into living proof that time is her partner as she continues to deepen and expand her singular imagination.

Twyla Tharp, choreographer

Since graduating from Barnard College in 1963, Ms. Tharp has choreographed more than one hundred sixty works: one hundred twenty-nine dances, twelve television specials, six Hollywood movies, four full-length ballets, four Broadway shows and two figure skating routines. She received one Tony Award, two Emmy Awards, nineteen honorary doctorates, the Vietnam Veterans of America President’s Award, the 2004 National Medal of the Arts, the 2008 Jerome Robbins Prize and a 2008 Kennedy Center Honor. Her many grants include the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellowship. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society and an Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 1965, Ms. Tharp founded her dance company, Twyla Tharp Dance. She has also created dances nationally and internationally for The Joffrey Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, The Paris Opera Ballet, The Royal Ballet, New York City Ballet, among others. Ms. Tharp has published three books: her autobiography Push Comes to Shove; The Creative Habit: Learn it and Use it for Life; and The Collaborative Habit: Life Lessons for Working Together. She is currently working on a fourth book.

PHOTO CREDITS: Cover: O. Portuondo © Carlos Pericas; Pg 11 & 18: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra by Frank Stewart; Pg. 12 & 19: O. Portuondo © Carlos Pericas; Pg. 13 & 20: Twyla Tharp Dance © 2016 Glenn Davenport/Saratoga Performing Arts Center; Pg. 15 & 20: R. Sévère © Matt Dine; Pg. 18: R. Carter © David Katzenstein, A. Cohen © Augusta Sagnelli, R. Fonseca © Arien Chang Castan, W. Marsalis © Frank Stewart; Pg. 19: P. Montag courtesy of artist; M. Overton courtesy of presenter; Pg. 20: T. Tharp © Ruven Afanador; Back Cover: R. Sévère © Matt Dine

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Season Partners La Jolla Music Society’s Season is supported by The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program, the National Endowment for the Arts, ResMed Foundation, The Lodge at Torrey Pines, The Westgate Hotel, Conrad Prebys and Debra Turner, Brenda Baker and Stephen Baum, The Beyster Family, Joan and Irwin Jacobs, Rita and Richard Atkinson, Joy Frieman, Brian and Silvija Devine, John and Kay Hesselink, Keith and Helen Kim, Jeanette Stevens, Joyce and Ted Strauss, and Gordon Brodfuehrer.

Media Partners ®

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Annual Support The wonderful array of musical activities that La Jolla Music Society offers would not be possible without support from dedicated patrons. Individual gifts not only help LJMS present the finest musicians and the best of the chamber music repertoire in San Diego, but they reach beyond the concert hall by nurturing talents in young musicians each year. We are grateful to our individual contributors and businesses who share our enthusiasm and have partnered with us in supporting the artistic mission of La Jolla Music Society. Please join them today and make a gift online at www.LJMS.org/donate or by contacting Ferdinand Gasang at 858.459.3724, ext. 204 or FGasang@LJMS.org.

FOUNDER

($250,000 and above)

ANGEL

($100,000 - $249,999)

Brenda Baker & Steve Baum Conrad Prebys & Debbie Turner The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture Joy Frieman Joan & Irwin Jacobs Raffaella & John Belanich

BENEFACTOR

Rita & Richard Atkinson Silvija & Brian Devine Steven & Sylvia RĂŠ

GUARANTOR

Anonymous Mary Ann Beyster Gordon Brodfuehrer Katherine & Dane Chapin Linda Chester & Ken Rind Dave & Elaine Darwin Kay & John Hesselink

($50,000-$99,999)

($25,000-$49,999)

Susan & Bill Hoehn Peter & Peggy Preuss Marge & Neal Schmale Jeanette Stevens Joe Tsai & Clara Wu Twin Dragon Foundation

La Jolla Music Society cultivates and inspires the performing arts scene in San Diego throughout the year with presentations of world-class musicians, jazz ensembles, orchestras and dance companies.

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SUSTAINER

AMBASSADOR

AFICIONADO

Anonymous Dr. James C. & Karen A. Brailean Wendy Brody Martha & Ed Dennis Barbara & Dick Enberg Jennifer & Kurt Eve Theresa Jarvis & Ric Erdman Sue & Chris Fan Lehn & Richard Goetz Brenda & Michael Goldbaum William Karatz & Joan Smith Keith & Helen Kim National Endowment for the Arts Robin & Hank Nordhoff Raphael & Marina Pastor Clifford Schireson & John Venekamp Gary & Jean Shekhter Maureen & Thomas Shiftan June & Dr. Bob Shillman Vail Memorial Fund

Anonymous (2) Judith Bachner & Dr. Eric L. Lasley Norman Blachford & Peter Cooper Johan & Sevil Brahme Jian & Samson Chan Ellise & Michael Coit Karen & Don Cohn Anne & Robert Conn Julie & Bert Cornelison Nina & Robert Doede Jeane Erley Jill Esterbrooks & James Kirkpatrick Robbins Peter & Olivia Farrell Elaine Galinson & Herbert Solomon Jeff Glazer & Lisa Braun-Glazer Michael Grossman & Margaret Stevens Grossman Angelina & Fredrick Kleinbub Helene Kruger Carol Lazier & James A. Merritt Michel Mathieu & Richard MacDonald Leanne Hull MacDougall Marilyn & Stephen Miles Morgan & Elizabeth Oliver Betty Jo Petersen Catherine & Jean Rivier Sandra & Robert Rosenthal Ivor Royston & Colette Carson Royston Leigh P. Ryan Sheryl & Bob Scarano Susan Shirk & Samuel Popkin Joyce & Ted Strauss Elizabeth Taft Karen & Stuart Tanz Gianangelo Vergani Ronald Wakefield Margie & John H. Warner, Jr. Sheryl & Harvey White Carolyn Yorston-Wellcome & H. Barden Wellcome Marvin & Bebe Zigman

Anonymous Jim Beyster Josephine & Bjorn Bjerede Robert & Ginny Black Stuart & Isabel Brown Joye Bount & Jessie Knight, Jr. R. Nelson & Janice Byrne Trevor Callan, Callan Capital Carol & James Carlisle Marsha & Bill Chandler Leonard & Susan Comden Jeanette & Dr. Harold Coons Gigi Fenley Elliot & Diane Feuerstein Deborah & Ron Greenspan Bryna Haber Judith Harris & Robert Singer, M.D. Jeanne Jones & Don Breitenberg David & Susan Kabakoff Arleen & Robert Lettas Kathleen & Ken Lundren Mary Keough Lyman Sue & John Major Jack & Una McGrory Diane McKernan & Steve Lyman Gail & Ed Miller Howard & Sally Oxley Patty & Murray Rome Annie So Leland & Annemarie Sprinkle Jo & Howard Weiner Faye Wilson Su-Mei Yu Ellen & Tim Zinn

($15,000-$24,999)

SUPPORTER

($10,000-$14,999)

Anonymous Joan Jordan Bernstein Betty Beyster Ric & Barbara Charlton County of San Diego / Community Enhancement Program Brian Douglass, digital OutPost Alexa Kirkwood Hirsch Sharon & Joel Labovitz Carol Lam & Mark Burnett Vivian Lim & Joseph Wong Ethan Sinisi Piazza Maria & Dr. Philippe Prokocimer Don & Stacy Rosenberg Iris & Matthew Strauss Haeyoung Kong Tang Sue & Peter Wagener Abby & Ray Weiss Dolly & Victor Woo

($5,000-$9,999)

($2,500-$4,999)

ASSOCIATE ($1,000-$2,499)

Carolyn Bertussi Teresa O. Campbell Marsha & Bill Chandler Peter Chen June Chocheles Drs. Anthony F. Chong & Annette Thu Nguyen Victor & Ellen Cohn The Rev. Eleanor Ellsworth Drs. Edward & Ruth Evans Nomi Feldman Richard & Beverley Fink Karen S. Fox Paul & Barbara Hirshman W W W. L J M S . O R G ¡ 8 5 8 . 4 5 9 . 3 7 2 8

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Lulu Hsu Elisa & Rick Jaime Daphne & James Jameson Katherine Kennedy Kristen & Thierry Lancino Theodora Lewis Debbie & Jimmy Lin Sylvia & Jamie Liwerant Maggie & Paul Meyer Bill Miller & Ida Houby Dr. Sandra Miner Anne Otterson Ann & Ken Poovey Jill Q. Porter Allison & Robert Price William Purves & Don Schmidt Dr. Jane Reldan Marilies Schoepflin Doreen & Myron Schonbrun Jay & Minna Shah Barbara & Lawrence Sherman Tina Simner Richard & Susan Ulevitch Mary Walshok Nell Waltz Judith White Karin Winner Joseph Witztum & Mary Elinger Witztum Toby Wolf Katrina Wu Anna & Edward Yeung Hanna Zahran, Regents Bank

FRIEND

($500-$999)

Anonymous Barry & Emily Berkov Malin Burnham Luc Cayet & Anne Marie Pleska Jean & Robert Chan Peter B. Clark Sharon Cohen Douglas P. & Robin Douchette Paul & Clare Friedman Sally Fuller Carrie & Jim Greenstein Linda & Edward Janon Saundra L. Jones Louis Kasch Sally Maizel Winona Matthews Ted McKinney

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Kathlyn Mead Robert Nelson & Jean Fujisaki Sandra Redman & Jeff Mueller Pat Shank Miriam Summ Susan & Jonathan Tiefenbrun Susan Trompeter Yvonne Vaucher Suhaila White Olivia & Marty Winkler

ENTHUSIAST ($250-$499)

Lynell Antrim Fiona & Scott Bechtler-Levin Steven & Patricia Blostin Benjamin Brand Stefana Brintzenhoff Patrick Chapman, Accurate Printing and Mailing Kathleen Charla Elizabeth Clarquist Geoffrey Clow Dr. Ruth Covell Carol DeMar Marina & Igor Fomenkov Drs. Lawrence & Gartner Lynn Gordon Nancy Jones Nan & Buzz Kaufman Gladys & Bert Kohn Robert & Elena Kucinski Arlene LaPlante The Hon. M. Margaret McKeown & Dr. Peter Cowhey Robert Merryman Alan Nahum & Victoria Danzig Joani Nelson Aghdas Pezeshki Becki Robbins Peter & Arlene Sacks Jonathan Scheff William Smith Joan Snider Kathryn Starr Edward Stickgold & Steven Cande Norma Jo Thomas Eleanor L. tum Suden Laurette Verbinski Terry & Peter Yang Josephine Zolin

COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER Beginning in 1999, La Jolla Music Society has operated the Community Music Center, a free afterschool music education program in Logan Heights, San Diego. Each year, the program provides instruments and valuable instruction to over one hundred students.


ANNUAL SUPPORT

FOUNDATIONS The Atkinson Family Foundation Ayco Charitable Foundation: The AAM & JSS Charitable Fund The Vicki & Carl Zeiger Charitable Foundation Bettendorf, WE Foundation: Sally Fuller The Blachford-Cooper Foundation The Catalyst Foundation: The Hon. Diana Lady Dougan The Clark Family Trust Enberg Family Charitable Foundation The Epstein Family Foundation: Phyllis Epstein The Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund: Drs. Edward & Martha Dennis Fund Sue & Chris Fan Don & Stacy Rosenberg Shillman Charitable Trust Richard and Beverly Fink Family Foundation Inspiration Fund at the San Diego Foundation: Frank & Victoria Hobbs The Jewish Community Foundation: Diane & Elliot Feuerstein Fund Foster Family Foundation Galinson Family Fund Lawrence & Bryna Haber Fund Joan & Irwin Jacobs Fund David & Susan Kabakoff Fund Warren & Karen Kessler Fund Liwerant Family Fund Theodora F. Lewis Fund Jaime & Sylvia Liwerant Fund The Allison & Robert Price Family Foundation Fund Gary & Jean Shekhter Fund John & Cathy Weil Fund

Sharon & Joel Labovitz Foundation The New York Community Trust: Barbara & William Karatz Fund Qualcomm Foundation Rancho Santa Fe Foundation: The Fenley Family Donor-Advised Fund The Susan & John Major Donor-Advised Fund The Oliphant Donor-Advised Fund ResMed Foundation The San Diego Foundation: The Beyster Family Foundation Fund The M.A. Beyster Fund II The Karen A. & James C. Brailean Fund The Valerie & Harry Cooper Fund The Hom Family Fund The Ivor & Colette Carson Royston Fund The Scarano Family Fund The Shiftan Family Fund Schwab Fund for Charitable Giving: Alexa Kirkwood Hirsch Fund Ted McKinney & Frank Palmerino Fund The Shillman Foundation Silicon Valley Community Foundation: The William R. & Wendyce H. Brody Fund Simner Foundation The Haeyoung Kong Tang Foundation The John M. and Sally B. Thornton Foundation The John H. Warner Jr. and Helga M. Warner Foundation Vail Memorial Fund Thomas and Nell Waltz Family Foundation Sheryl and Harvey White Foundation

SERVING OUR COMMUNITY In the 2015-16 season, La Jolla Music Society was able to reach over 11,500 students and community members. We worked with students from over 60 different schools and universities, providing concert tickets, performance demonstrations, and master classes. Thanks to the generous support of our patrons and donors, all of our outreach activities are free to the people we serve.

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ANNUAL SUPPORT

HONORARIA & MEMORIAL GIFTS In Honor of Linda Chester and Ken Rind: Michael Stotsky In Honor of Silvija Devine’s Birthday: Elaine & Dave Darwin Martha & Ed Dennis In Honor of Wesley Fata’s Birthday: Stacy & Don Rosenberg In Memory of Lois Kohn: Ingrid Paymar In Honor of Helene Kruger: Anonymous (2) Marilyn Colby Brian & Silvija Devine Ferdinand Gasang Benjamin Guercio Bryna Haber Ruth Herzog Sharon & Joel Labovitz Patricia Manners Paul & Maggie Meyer Betty Jo Petersen Don & Stacy Rosenberg Pat Winter In Honor of Carol Lam: QUALCOMM Incorporated In Memory of Conrad Prebys: Brenda Baker & Steve Baum Chris Benavides Allison Boles Karen & Jim Brailean Gordon Brodfuehrer Wendy Brody Katherine & Dane Chapin Linda Chester & Kenneth Rind Martha & Ed Dennis Vanessa Dinning Barbara & Dick Enberg Leighann Enos Jennifer & Kurt Eve Matthew Fernie Juliana Gaona Ferdinand Gasang Susan & Bill Hoehn Hilary Huffman Kristin Lancino Anthony LeCourt Debbie & Jimmy Lin Cari McGowan Robin & Hank Nordhoff Debra Palmer Marina & Rafael Pastor Ethna Sinisi Piazza

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Peggy & Peter Preuss Sylvia & Stephen Ré Jordanna Rose Leah Z. Rosenthal Leigh P. Ryan Kristen Sakamoto Clifford Schireson & John Venekamp Marge & Neal Schmale Maureen & Tom Shiftan June & Dr. Bob Shillman Rewa Colette Soltan Jeanette Stevens Travis Wininger In Memory of Carleton and Andree Vail: Vail Memorial Fund

MATCHING GIFTS Bank of America IBM, International Merck QUALCOMM, Inc. Sempra Energy

SUPPORT

To learn more about supporting La Jolla Music Society’s artistic and education programs or to make an amendment to your listing please contact Ferdinand Gasang at 858.459.3724, ext. 204 or FGasang@LJMS.org. This list is current as of September 15, 2016. Amendments will be reflected in the next program book in December 2016.

DANCE SERIES OUTREACH La Jolla Music Society hosts dance master classes and open rehearsals throughout the winter season. Participating companies have included, MOMIX, Joffrey Ballet, New York City Ballet MOVES, and many more.


Medallion Society In 1999, the Board of Directors officially established the Medallion Society to begin to provide long-term financial stability for La Jolla Music Society. We are honored to have this special group of friends who have made a multi-year commitment of at least three years to La Jolla Music Society, ensuring that the artistic quality and vision we bring to the community continues to grow.

CROWN JEWEL

TOPAZ

Brenda Baker and Steve Baum Conrad Prebys and Debbie Turner

Anonymous Joan Jordan Bernstein Mary Ann Beyster+ Dr. James C. and Karen A. Brailean Dave and Elaine Darwin Barbara and Dick Enberg Jeane Erley Dr. Lisa Braun-Glazer and Dr. Jeff Glazer Margaret Stevens Grossman and Michael Grossman Alexa Kirkwood Hirsch Theresa Jarvis Angelina and Fred Kleinbub Joseph Wong and Vivian Lim+ Michel Mathieu and Richard McDonald Rafael and Marina Pastor Don and Stacy Rosenberg Leigh P. Ryan+ Neal and Marge Schmale Jeanette Stevens Elizabeth Taft Gianangelo Vergani Dolly and Victor Woo Carolyn Yorston-Wellcome and H. Bard Wellcome Bebe and Marvin Zigman

DIAMOND Raffaella and John Belanich Joy Frieman+ Joan and Irwin Jacobs

EMERALD Rita and Richard Atkinson

RUBY Silvija and Brian Devine

GARNET Peggy and Peter Preuss

SAPPHIRE Kay and John Hesselink Keith and Helen Kim Sharon and Joel Labovitz Maria and Dr. Philippe Prokocimer

Note: + 5-year term Listing as of September 15, 2016.

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Dance Society La Jolla Music Society has quickly become the largest presenter of major American and great international dance companies in San Diego. In order for LJMS to be able to fulfill San Diego’s clear desire for dance and ballet performances by the very best artists around the world, the Dance Society was created. We are grateful to the following friends for their passion and support of our dance programs.

ARABESQUE

POINTE

PLIÉ

Katherine and Dane Chapin Ellise and Michael Coit June and Dr. Bob Shillman Jeanette Stevens

Carolyn Bertussi Teresa O. Campbell

Stefana Brintzenhoff Joani Nelson Elyssa Dru Rosenberg Elizabeth Taft

DEMI POINTE Saundra L. Jones Susan Trompeter

PIROUETTE Elaine Galinson and Herbert Solomon Annie So Marvin and Bebe Zigman

WinterFest Gala Saturday, March 18, 2017 June Shillman, Gala Chair

Beauty and the

beast

Malandain Ballet Biarritz For more information or reservations, please contact Rewa Colette Soltan at 858.459.3724, ext. 206 or RSoltan@LJMS.org

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Business Society Members of our Business Society are committed to the LJMS community. For information on how your business can help bring world-class performances to San Diego, please call Rewa Colette Soltan at 858.459.3724, ext. 206 or email RSoltan@LJMS.org.

GUARANTORS

The Lodge at Torrey Pines

SUSTAINERS

The Westgate Hotel

SUPPORTERS

digital OutPost The LOT NINE-TEN Restaurant Paul Hastings LLP The Violin Shop Whisknladle Hospitality

AMBASSADORS

ACE Parking Management, Inc. Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club La Jolla Sports Club La Valencia Hotel Chef Drew Catering, Panache Productions Paul Body Photography Sammy’s Woodfire Pizza & Catering

AFICIONADOS

Bloomers Flowers Callan Capital Girard Gourmet Gelson’s Market Monarch Cottages Sharp HealthCare UC San Diego Healthcare

ASSOCIATES

Jimbo’s…Naturally! Romero Bow Shop Sprinkles Cupcakes

ENTHUSIASTS Nelson Real Estate

Listing as of September 15, 2016.

Legacy Society The Legacy Society recognizes those generous individuals who have chosen to provide for La Jolla Music Society’s future. Members have remembered La Jolla Music Society in their estate plans in many ways – through their wills, retirement gifts, life income plans and many other creative planned giving arrangements. We thank them for their vision and hope you will join this very special group of friends. Anonymous (2) June L. Bengston* Joan Jordan Bernstein Bjorn and Josephine Bjerede Dr. James C. and Karen A. Brailean Gordon Brodfuehrer Barbara Buskin Trevor Callan Anne and Robert Conn George and Cari Damoose Elaine and Dave Darwin Teresa and Merle Fischlowitz Ted and Ingrid Friedmann Joy and Ed* Frieman Sally Fuller

Maxwell H. and Muriel S. Gluck* Dr. Trude Hollander Dr. Eric L. Lasley Theodora Lewis Joani Nelson Maria and Dr. Philippe Prokocimer Bill Purves Darren and Bree Reinig Jay W. Richen Leigh P. Ryan Jack* and Joan Salb Johanna Schiavoni Patricia C. Shank Drs. Joseph and Gloria Shurman Jeanette Stevens

Elizabeth and Joseph* Taft Norma Jo Thomas Dr. Yvonne E. Vaucher Lucy and Ruprecht von Buttlar Ronald Wakefield John B. and Cathy Weil Carolyn Yorston-Wellcome and H. Barden Wellcome Karl and Joan Zeisler Josephine Zolin *In Memoriam Listing as of September 15, 2016.

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