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A bass clarinet duo called Sqwonk plays at Sushi in East Village tonight, and at the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad on Saturday. Here they are reimagining some famous Bach music written for organ, Toccata and Fugue, playing it instead on two bass clarinets:
San Diego Symphony’s weekend concerts feature famous violinist, Philippe Quint, who plays a 1708 Stradivarius violin. Here he is playing the concerto by Erich Wolfgang Korngold that he’ll play this weekend:
Last year, symphony violinist John Stubbs started a venture called Luscious Noise that takes classical music to the stage at Anthology, a jazz club in Little Italy (as in, you can order dinner and drinks while you watch). And the music is matched with multimedia like film, opera and dance excerpts. Their next performance is Sunday. Check out this Q&A with Stubbs in SDGLN.com, and watch this clip to get a better idea:
Local chamber music group Camarada will be playing at the Birch North Park Theatre this Sunday, performing the music of composer Astor Piazzolla, along with tango dancers. The concert precedes the showing of an Italian film that features the music of Piazzolla. Here’s a clip that shows the music and a bit from the film:
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