Category: Arts and Music

  • Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 – La Jolla Symphony and Chorus

    Enjoy this excerpt from La Jolla Symphony and Chorus’ recent presentation of Powerful Nature. Ruben Valenzuela, founder and artistic director of the Bach Collegium, San Diego, guest conducts Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, also known as the Pastoral Symphony, so named by the composer himself. This work travels through a series of feelings that evoke scenes […]

  • Tribute to Arts & Humanities Producer John Menier

    It is with great sadness that we announce that the long-time UCSD-TV Arts and Humanities producer John Menier died on November 14th after a brief illness. As one of the original television producers at UCSD-TV, he was instrumental in the launch of the station that grew to include the far-reaching UCTV. He worked with artists, […]

  • Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars in Concert

    Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars have risen like a phoenix from the ashes of war and enflamed the passion of fans across the globe with their uplifting songs of hope, faith, and joy. From their humble beginnings in West African refugee camps, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars have performed on some of the world’s most […]

  • The Uplifting Performance of “Still We Rise”

    When UC San Diego music professor emeritus Cecil Lytle plays the piano, you can’t help but pay attention. His commanding figure is a sharp contrast to his elegance and poise. He’s been called a renaissance man for his innovative work, which is on display in his latest concert “Still We Rise.” The program features music […]

  • La Jolla Symphony & Chorus, Virtually

    Rooted in San Diego for over 60 years, the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus presents concerts of ground-breaking, traditional and contemporary classical music. UCTV has had the privilege of partnering with LJS&C for over twenty-five years. While we had hoped to record the first concert of the new season at UC San Diego’s Mandeville Auditorium […]

  • SoCal Mexican Roots Rock and Soul Band

    Grammy Award-winning group La Santa Cecilia, named for the patron saint of music, is composed of accordionist and requinto player Jose ‘Pepe’ Carlos, bassist Alex Bendaña, percussionist Miguel ‘Oso’ Ramirez, and vocalist ‘La Marisoul.’ They were raised here fully bilingual and bicultural. They are dedicated to voicing the experience of a new bicultural generation in […]

  • Mariachi Over the Rainbow

    Mariachi is a music genre steeped in machismo, by straight men in glitzy charro suits and sombreros singing songs of love and lust about women. Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles (Rainbow Mariachi) challenges that. The group prides itself on being the world’s first LGBTQ mariachi band. Their tight, energetic, and intricate sound has been honed […]

  • Music is Community

    For Andrés Martín, “music is community,” and his career path bears out this assertion. Native of Buenos Aires, Argentina and resident of Tijuana, Mexico bassist, arranger, and composer Martín has performed with orchestras, chamber ensembles, and as a soloist throughout Latin America, Europe, and the United States. Since his arrival in Tijuana Martín has been […]

  • A Life in Theatre: Ariane Mnouchkine

    As Ariane Mnouchkine states in this rare and candid discussion, “We simply work better with love…. we work better by looking for a place of affection.” And as you will discover, her life-work, the Théâtre du Soleil, is clearly nothing less than that. Started with her fellow students at L’École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq […]

  • The Future of Cinema

    Since its inception in 1885 with the Lumiere Brothers’ public screening of La Sortie de l’Usine Lumière à Lyon (Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory in Lyon), cinema has been a collective experience, the modern equivalent of gathering around the campfire for storytelling. It continues to shape our perceptions, our attitudes, and the larger culture by […]

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