Tag archives: Joshua Bell

With Bells On
By Richard Mineards   |   February 15, 2022

International violinist Joshua Bell was at the top of his game when he performed at the Granada, marking the glorious return of UCSB Arts & Lectures classical shows to the venerable venue, which celebrates its centenary in two years’ time. With a career spanning almost four decades, Grammy Award-winning Bell, 54, has performed with virtually […]

Ring That Bell at the Granada
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 1, 2022

After a couple of months’ hiatus due to the calendar and concerns about COVID, UCSB Arts & Lectures’ 2021-22 Creating Hope series resumes next Thursday, February 3, with a recital from violinist Joshua Bell, one of the most celebrated artists of his era. The recipient of a number of enviable accolades from the coveted Avery […]

Three’s Company
By Richard Mineards   |   May 16, 2019

At the Granada it was time for the tony triumvirate of violinist Joshua Bell, cellist Steven Isserlis, and pianist Jeremy Denk to shine, part of the popular UCSB Arts & Lectures program. The talented threesome were in glorious harmony playing works by Mendelssohn, Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff and Ravel. A blockbuster show… Like Father, Like Daughter CAMA […]

Bell-Isserlis-Denk Trio
By Steven Libowitz   |   May 2, 2019

If chamber music were an Olympic sport, one could hardly imagine a more formidable dream team than the trio of violinist Joshua Bell, cellist Steven Isserlis, and pianist Jeremy Denk. The three are each considered among the elite on their instruments as recitalists and symphonic soloists as well as other formats, and in many ways […]

Grill Thrill
By Richard Mineards   |   March 22, 2018

To the Bluewater Grill, the buzzing new seafood eatery just a tiara’s toss from Stearns Wharf. The restaurant, formerly Rusty’s Pizza Lighthouse and the Castagnola Lobster House, has been in business for 21 years after being established in Newport Beach by partners Rick Staunton and Jim Ulcickas, and now has branches in Redondo Beach, Coronado, […]