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Czech violin duo to perform at Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe

Violinists Julie Svecená and her father, Jaroslav Svecený, will perform Oct. 27 at the Village Church.

In cooperation with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic, the Czech School San Diego hosts a free classical violin concert by internationally recognized Czech violin player Jaroslav Svecený and his daughter, Julie Svecená, who are on a tour of the United States. The concert will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Village Church.

The father-daughter duo will also present famous and rarely heard works for two violins from the 18th to the 21st century by Mozart, Vivaldi, Bach, Boieldieu, Arriagada, Svecený, Leclair and Bériot. They will also perform the American premiere of Svecený’s new piece of sacral music “Church Phantasy for a Solo Violin.”

‘Belle’ vocalist to perform at Rancho Santa Fe concert

Superb talent and entertainment is in store for the audience this month too, with a performance Oct. 24 with Broadway star Susan Egan at the Village Church Fellowship Hall.

Broadway star Susan Egan will perform Oct. 24 at the Village Church Fellowship Hall.

Rancho Santa Big Band Orchestra to swing at Village Church

Dominick Addario performs with the 17-piece Rancho Santa Fe swing orchestra, led by Jack Wheaton, on Nov. 9 at the Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe.

Big band music blows into the Ranch from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Village Church, 6225 Paseo Delicias.

The Rancho Santa Fe Big Band Swing Orchestra, a 17-piece outfit led by professor and former president of the San Diego Musicians’ Association Jack Wheaton, featuring producer and trumpeter Dominick Addario, vocalist and events coordinator Marie Addario, and concert director Dave Murray, will perform its rousing 13th annual concert celebrating The Big Band era.

Tenor Fernando Varela to sing at Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe

Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe will present tenor Fernando Varela at the Village Church on Friday, Sept 19.

Doors open at The Fellowship Hall at 6:15 p.m. for wine, sponsored by Northern Trust, and light supper selections catered by Whole Foods, plus Yummy Cupcakes and other treats for dessert during intermission.

Varela will perform in the Village Church Sanctuary, taking advantage of its beautiful acoustics, though all other festivities of the evening will be in the Fellowship Hall.

‘Art and Jazz’ theme for Rancho Santa Fe Community Center Summer Supper Club Dinner

Guests enjoy the July Summer Supper Club evening. The August event is themed “An Evening of Art and Jazz,” and tickets are on sale now at the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center. Courtesy photo

The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center will serve up another Summer Supper Club dinner from 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at a private residence in Rancho Santa Fe.

Rancho Santa Fe Community Center’s August Summer Supper Club event to feature ‘An Evening of Art and Jazz’

The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center will serve up another Summer Supper Club dinner on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 5:30-8 p.m. at a private residence in Rancho Santa Fe.

Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe opens new season with pop, opera, Broadway performers

The Community Concerts season kicks off on Sept. 19 with new pop-opera star Fernando Varela. He has been described as “Pavarotti at 21.”

‘Zhao’ opening draws crowd to La Jolla Playhouse

Harriet and Bob Satz, Linda and Joe Satz, Martha and Ed Dennis

The opening night party for “The Orphan of Zhao” July 11 at La Jolla Playhouse was attended by sponsors, board members and the press with rave reviews coming from all

Virtuoso guitarist Hank Easton to perform at Rancho Santa Fe Community Center Summer Supper Club Dinner

2013 Summer Supper Club Dinner

The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center is serving up another series of Summer Supper Club dinners, and virtuoso guitarist Hank Easton is slated to perform at the July 12 dinner.

Performers announced for next Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe season

The first performer will be Fernando Varela, a modern tenor, who spans the musical repertoire from opera to pop. Offering classical and popular appeal, Varela is under the tutelage of renowned star-maker David Foster. Barbra Streisand commented “You are going to be a pretty big star.” Recently, he performed at The Bridges to rave reviews.

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