Rebirth for unSUNg

In case you haven’t heard, the little concert series that we started in 2013 is going through a sort of renaissance right now, and we’re about to launch our very first fundraiser so that this project can continue long into the future. Ariel Pisturino has taken on the role of artistic director as of early … Read more

Unjaded

The review posted today of Thursday night’s downtown event for LiNK pushed some buttons beyond the political, and served as a reminder of another issue, particularly important for all classical musicians, and especially those with busy and/or long careers.  Please bear with me for a brief ponder: Coming to a community-based concert at a rented … Read more

Summer gems: A favorite recipe for the heat

Let’s just jump in and state the obvious: it’s really hot. This time of year tends to be a long, relatively silent slog into the heart of summer, when music events are fewer, more often outdoors and an intended reprieve from the grind. Our own series, unSUNg: Songs Uncommon and New, starts July 30, and … Read more

New schedule: First unSUNg concert this year to be postponed

Morning!   Due to multiple issues beyond anyone’s control, the unSUNg concert originally scheduled for July 9 has been postponed to September 3.  This is causing some juggling of performer schedules, of course, and we’ll be confirming the new programs and updating the unSUNg website, Facebook events and calendar listings over the next 48 hours. … Read more

unSUNg proposals now accepted for 2017

Can it really be our fifth year?  It can!  We’re currently accepting proposals for season #5 of unSUNg: Songs Uncommon and New, our unusual summer concert series in Glendale.  This year’s events again take place on three Sundays, all at 4pm:  July 9, July 30 and August 20, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Brand … Read more

August 21st is your last chance to get unSUNg this year

Our concert series isn’t quite like any other.   Almost everything we program for unSUNg, our summer concert series now in its fourth season, is highly likely to be new to you.  These are passion projects, selected annually through a carefully curated proposal process.  Those proposals are submitted by people who have a real drive to … Read more

Love, death, madness, revolution… and an Alien Jukepod

Our fourth summer season kicks off like no other! Yes, there will be a Jukepod.  No, there won’t be actual aliens (but you may wonder). There will also be songs by Darius Milhaud, Peter Yates, David Avshalomov and Pàl Hermann.  These fearless creators set poetry by Valéry, Dickinson, René Chalupt and more.  You’ll hear tales … Read more

unSUNg 2016 proposal deadline extended to March 31

We’ve been so busy this (ahem) “winter” that we’re offering potential presenters a better chance to ask questions, etc. before submitting proposals.  We want to hear from you!  This summer concert series, presented by Lauri’s List, is a collaborative project where we provide a platform for new and neglected vocal chamber music.  Bring us your … Read more

Show us your vision for unSUNg 2016

What music are you dying to share with the world? It’s time again to dust off your passion projects and tell us what’s on your mind!  We want to hear about the new and rarely-performed vocal chamber works you can’t bear to keep to yourself, as our summer concert series  will celebrate a fourth season of … Read more

Unreview: Report from unSUNg 3.1

If you’ve read this blog or the Lauri’s List site and newsletters, you’re probably aware that our summer concert series launched its third season last night.  Of course, we cannot offer an actual review our own event, but here are a few notes about what occurred, for those of you who missed it: With a … Read more

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