White Box Live Arts
2590 Truxtun Road, Studio 205 (on the corner of Truxtun Rd and Roosevelt Road)
San Diego, CA 92106
All concerts will be held at 7:30 pm
Tickets at the door – $20.00 and $10.00 for students
Friday, January 25, 2019, 7:30 PM
Stephanie Richards: Take the Neon Lights
After her “spellbinding” (NPR) debut record, new music trumpeter Stephanie Richards follows up with a premiere of works from her latest project. Using New York City as a backdrop, Richards selected poems from icons including Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, and Allen Ginsberg to name a few, and has crafted music for quartet that explores a spontaneous prose of grit and brilliance; the ugly beauty of the city. In conjunction with The San Diego Symphony’s fourth annual January Festival, this year entitled Hearing the Future. The concert will feature Joshua White, piano; Brian Walsh, bass clarinet; Andrew Munsey, drums; and bass, Mark Dresser.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 7:30 PM
Stephan Crump, Liberty Ellman, Jamie Fox – 3 guitars
Stephan Crump brought together Rosetta Trio for the first time in 2005 to record an album of pieces written in the aftermath of 9/11. That “engaging and sublime meeting” (Signal to Noise) of Crump on acoustic bass with guitarists Liberty Ellman and Jamie Fox, produced Rosetta, which was greeted with enthusiasm and inclusion on multiple top ten lists, and ecstatic reviews for its narrative depth and outstanding performances.
Sunday, March 31, 2019, 7:30 PM
Jennifer Curtis, violin
Jennifer Curtis navigates with personality and truth in every piece she performs. Her second solo concert at Carnegie Hall was described by the New York Times as “one of the gutsiest and most individual recital programs,” and she was celebrated as “an artist of keen intelligence and taste, well worth watching out for.”
Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 7:30 PM
Scott Worthington, bass and electronics
Scott Worthington presents Ground Bass, featuring music for bass and electronics by Jenny Olivia Johnson, Julia Wolfe, Alexandra Gardner, and more. Since hearing a festival of computer music during college, Worthington has consistently performed, composed, and commissioned electro-acoustic music for his instrument.
Saturday, May 11, 2019, 7:30 PM
Bill Solomon, percussion David Friend, piano
Bent Duo is an emerging NYC-based project investigating the limits of chamber music for piano and percussion and the exciting innovations that happen at the outer fringes of this repertoire. Founded in 2015, the duo has performed at a wide variety of venues and is equally committed to works that exploit the performers’ virtuosic instrumental technique as to those that are developing new performance techniques entirely