More outside opera at lunch, this season with SDO’s ‘Opera on the Concourse’

San Diego Opera continues to develop their relationship with their community a large, with a season’s worth of noonish concerts that bring opera right to the people. Three lunchtime concerts put the stars of this seasons mainstage shows in the spotlight, both normalizing opera as a part of daily life and bringing a little glamour … Read more

Opera and art house: Met in HD now at Laemmle

Do you prefer a gourmet nosh with your Norma?  Caramel corn with your Cendrillon?  The Metropolitan Opera’s famed live broadcasts are coming to select Laemmle theaters this season, so you can watch all ten operas in comfort and with better snacks.  Here’s the announcement from the theater chain: Laemmle Theatres has partnered with Fathom Events to … Read more

Bowl report: What’s up in Hollywood this summer?

Single tickets for the Hollywood Bowl went live in early May, so if you haven’t grabbed the seats you want, it would be wise to get moving. To help you maneuver the extensive schedule through the time-honored favorites like the Playboy Jazz Fest, movie-themed events like the annual Sound of Music sing-along and fandom-milking Harry Potter events, and stunt-casting spectacles … Read more

Newfound verve drives San Diego Opera’s next season

From the southern end of the Southland, we hear tell of pirates, two composers’ last operas, two works set in South America, a starry recital, and a new venue in the mix — all definite signs that one of SoCal’s cherished endeavors is more than just “alive and kicking”. Continuing their trek back from the near-dead … Read more

New season marks 15 years for Bach Collegium San Diego

With a season announcement that marks a proud milestone, the highly regarded ensemble Bach Collegium San Diego has announced their season line-up for 2017-18. The offerings are firmly rooted in the Baroque gems that BCSD has become known for, with an array of works that show off the richness and variety within the period. My, how … Read more

Long Beach Opera announces 2017-18 season

[Email announcement]  Continuing its tradition of bringing audiences the unexpected, Long Beach Opera (LBO) announces its 2017/18 season productions with music from the 18th century to the 21st. Opening on October 15, 2017 will be Gian Carlo Menoti’s The Consul with Metropolitan Opera star Patricia Racette in her role debut as Magda Sorel. Black Cat … Read more

Big season coming for LA Master Chorale

With momentum growing and vision expanding, the Los Angeles Master Chorale has announced their 2017-18 season, featuring several unusual events and landmark projects.  With ticket subscriptions starting at just $111, this is a good year to claim your regular seats. Press release follows. LOS ANGELES MASTER CHORALE TO EXPAND ITS REACH BEYOND WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL … Read more

LA Master Chorale’s 2016-17 season chock full of big-name splash

Big news aplenty for LA Master Chorale today:  their season announcement is peppered with big names and exciting announcements, and outlines a very busy schedule.  For now, we’ll let the press release speak for itself: [Press release] LOS ANGELES MASTER CHORALE LED BY ARTISTIC DIRECTOR GRANT GERSHON ANNOUNCES 2016-17 SEASON AT WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL … Read more

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