Bonus Videos from SummerFest 2007

>> Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Extended interviews and additional performances from selected shows.

Summerfest 2007: An Evening with Cho-Liang Lin:

Christopher Beach Interview

Cho-Liang Lin Interview

Summerfest 2007: Premieres & Reprises:

Joan Tower Interview

Marc Neikrug Interview

Real Quiet Interview


SummerFest 2007: Interview with Executive Producer John Menier

>> Wednesday, January 2, 2008

La Jolla Music Society and UCSD-TV have forged a unique partnership to share the magic of Summerfest with television and web audiences. We asked executive producer John Menier to tell us a bit more about the history and making of the series.

UCSD-TV: How did UCSD-TV's partnership with La Jolla Music Society's Summerfest begin?

JOHN MENIER: The exact details are shrouded in the mists of time, but I first made contact with La Jolla Music Society in 1993. At that time I was interested in one particular event, an appearance by composer Bright Sheng at the Athanaeum Music Library in La Jolla. The resulting program turned out very well, and over the next few years we gradually developed an enduring partnership with the Society.

UCSD-TV: What are some of your favorite moments from past Summerfest seasons?

JM: I’m fascinated by rehearsals, and I love documenting the creative process...

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La Jolla Music Society Summerfest Web Site