Mark your calendars! LA Master Chorale is bringing their very big interactive event to Grand Park on July 23 at 6pm, and it’s one of the most fun things you can do with your voice this summer. Bring the family, consider taking the train (exit at Civic Center), and be reminded why Los Angeles is a great place to live with the arts.
See press release below:
Los Angeles Master Chorale to Host Big Sing 2022: With A Little Help From Our Friends at Grand Park
GRANT GERSHON, KIKI & DAVID GINDLER ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Annual sing-along welcomes people of all ages to come together and experience the joy of singing
Led by Grant Gershon, Kiki & David Gindler Artistic Director, and Jenny Wong, Associate Conductor, and special guests
Saturday, July 23 at 6 p.m.
Free and open to the public
(Los Angeles, CA) June 23, 2022 – The Los Angeles Master Chorale’s popular sing-along event, Big Sing, returns for Big Sing 2022: With A Little Help From Our Friends on Saturday, July 23 at 6 p.m. at The Music Center’s Grand Park. Free and open to the public, Angelenos are invited to come and sing alongside members of the Master Chorale, led by Grant Gershon, Kiki & David Gindler Artistic Director, and Jenny Wong, Associate Conductor. Guest conductors include Alexander Blake, founder and director of Tonality, and Los Angeles Master Chorale members David Castillo, Charlie Kim, Sharmila G. Lash, Kristen Toedtman.
Repertoire will include popular favorites such as The Beatles’ “With A Little Help From My Friends,” Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me,” Quirino Mendoza y Cortés’ “Cielito Lindo,” John Rosamond Johnson’s “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” Alan Menken’s “A Whole New World,” and more.
“Big Sing is a beautiful opportunity for all of us to connect through the joy of singing together,” said Los Angeles Master Chorale Artistic Director Grant Gershon. “Communal singing strengthens our feelings of togetherness and uplifts our spirits. No experience is necessary: all voices are welcome!”
As a prelude to the musical activities, people are encouraged to come early to enjoy some of the city’s food trucks and lunch on the lawn. Food will be available for purchase and complimentary water will be provided to participants.
A commemorative song booklet will be available for free on the day of the event.
ABOUT THE LOS ANGELES MASTER CHORALE
ABOUT GRANT GERSHON, KIKI & DAVID GINDLER ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
ABOUT JEAN DAVIDSON, PRESIDENT & CEO
ABOUT JENNY WONG, ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
ABOUT REENA ESMAIL, SWAN FAMILY ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE
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Featured image courtesy of LA Master Chorale