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Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s
Weekly Highlights


Viva l’opera!

This week is overflowing with opera, and not the same old thing:

Starting Friday night, COPOLA (Chamber Opera Players of Los Angeles) turns an eye to murder with two free performances of a dark double bill, including Ned Rorem’s Three Sisters Who Are Not Sisters and the world premiere of George N. Gianopoulos’ The Last Silent Voice, which was written for this troupe.  Performers include soprano ARIEL PISTURINO, baritone E. SCOTT LEVIN and guest artists.  We’ll be there — but don’t wait for the review.  Get there Friday or Saturday night, at St. Mark’s in Glendale, so you can see these rare treasures for yourself!  Click here

A duke, a jester and a girl as a boy… Friday and Sunday, SANTA BARBARA OPERA presents ‘Rigoletto’ in all its dramatic fervor, with the powerful EVAN BRUMMEL in the title role.  Get details

Starting Saturday, REPERTORY OPERA COMPANY performs the first of four outings of Verdi’s magnificent Falstaff, at their home in Pomona, starring ARTHUR FREEMAN and PHIL MEYER as the big guy.  Runs through Nov 22.  Learn more

If you’re more in the mood for a concert atmosphere, the radiant SONDRA RADVANOVSKY brings a concert to the Music Center on Saturday night; ARETE celebrates American song on Sunday; and VOX FEMINA offers the free community program, ‘Music: A Mirror of Our Humanity’ at USC’s University Church on Sunday afternoon.


Thru 11/15 — LA OPERA’s ‘Dido/Bluebeard’ double bill is getting raves!  Get tickets
—> Check out Natalie Mann’s review on the Singerpreneur blog
We’re always adding more to the calendar, so don’t miss a thing…

Have a great week, and as always, thank you for supporting live singing!


Lauri D. Goldenhersh


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*This post echoed from Lauri’s 11/6/14 column in the Clickable Chamber Music Newsletter. The original is a text-based email newsletter, and images, links and details may differ here.

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