LUSCIOUS NOISE is a revolutionary experiment in classical music. Conductor John Stubbs wants to prove that Beethoven and Bach can sound as good in a club as in a concert hall. Besides featuring San Diego’s top classical musicians, this multi-media event sometimes features ballet dancers or classic film clips on screen.
Introducing Luscious Noise Twenty Twelve featuring members of the San Diego Symphony. The newest rendition of the live classical music series begins this Sunday, January 22 at 7pm with more luscious multi-media eye candy and an alluring guest artist line-up.
Tenor Krishan Oberai and hornish Benjamin Jaber, alongside the Luscious Noise ensemble, will capture the world at night with Benjamin Britten’s dark dreamy “Serenade” performed in 8 movements.
Violinist Kathryn Hatmaker and cellist Alex Greenbaum will perform two movements from Maurice Ravel’s dedication to the memory of Debussy- the melodic “Sonata”.
Bassoonist Ryan Simmons and The Busoni Quartet will perform Bernard H. Garfield’s “Quartet”.
Inspiring footage of the legendary Austrian maestro Carlos Kleiber. Named “the greatest conductor of all time” by BBC Music Magazine, the late Kleiber (3 July 1930 – 13 July 2004) is recognized for his poignant conducting style.
Footage from The Parsons Dance Company’s “Reflections of Four” with music by Mozart.
The infamous balcony scene from Prokofiev’s ballet “Romeo & Juliet” at Teatro alla Scala; with Alessandra Ferri and Angel Corella.
A scene from the 1960 film that spawned the term “paparazzi”, Federico Fellini’s luscious depiction of the sweet life, “La Dolce Vita” starring Marcello Mastroianni.