COVID-19 event changes in SoCal arts: A running list

This resource is offered as an ongoing reference of postponements, cancellations and more, and while it cannot be entirely comprehensive, we’ll do our best to stay on top of the local updates. Please Contact us if you’d like your organization to be included, or if we need to update your event listing on our vocal … Read more

Three wishes in a global crisis

“Three Wishes” — Southern California Vocal Events LAURI D GOLDENHERSH’s Weekly Highlights from theClickable Chamber Music Newsletter Some thoughts about the arts in pandemic: As the coronavirus situation progresses, I’d like to send best wishes and warm thoughts to all of the performing organizations and the performers who are not only striving for community health, … Read more

Music Center closes all venues though March

In an LA County-mandated move that has one of the most sweeping impacts on the arts in the current pandemic, The Music Center has announced closure of all four performance venues, at least through March 31st. Further changes and/or closures will depend on how the virus situation progresses, but this abundance of caution (one of … Read more

San Diego Opera’s upcoming ‘Barber’ run brings out plenty of connected projects

We love auxiliary events, as they can help the community enjoy and absorb a concert or operatic production in multi-faceted ways. We can experience the work more deeply find different ways into it, and learn something we weren’t expecting. San Diego Opera is capitalizing on this expansive dynamic with their April production of Rossini’s beloved … Read more

More fun in DTLA this spring: Play-themed events celebrate the “Plaza for All”

UPDATE: As of 3/16/20, these events have been postponed due to venue closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Music Center reports that they plan to reschedule the “Play on the Plaza” events for a later date. Stay tuned! If you haven’t seen the redesigned and more interactive, visitor-friendly Music Center Plaza since September, … Read more

Park concerts slated for an artsy spring in DTLA

The Music Center is bringing back their Grand Park concerts to highlight local talent, with a special focus on local conservatories and programs. If you’re spending time downtown or want an excuse for an artist’s date, take a look at the schedule below, so you can help support these budding talents! See the press release … Read more

Three wishes: Holiday surprises

“Three Wishes” — Southern California Vocal Events LAURI D GOLDENHERSH’s Weekly Highlights from theClickable Chamber Music Newsletter This is one of the biggest weekends of the year, and the calendar is packed! Don’t stay home… pick something and be festive. Here are three (or so) goodies to start with: Kick off a stellar holiday run … Read more

Opera Buffs visit the “other” Cinderella this weekend

It’s a celebrated opera from one of our most beloved fairy tales. But Rossini’s La Cenerentola doesn’t get performed very often. In fact, our own local powerhouse, LA Opera, hasn’t done it in their history of more than forty years. So when homegrown artists get to show off how much they’ve grown and join forces … Read more

Kanye, opera débutant

Our admittedly snarky tweet last week, commenting on the sudden arrival of an opera by none other than Kanye West, was more a reaction to his recent interview with Joel Osteen than anything else. Be warned: self-identify as the greatest artist ever, and we’re likely to respond. News flash: Opera's long drought of sizable egos … Read more

LA Opera crafts fest around new “Eurydice” in early 2020

Hang onto your hats… LA is about to be awash in fascinating opera-related doings. With the highly anticipated premiere of Matthew Aucoin’s Eurydice in early February (get tickets now!), the company will helm and support a variety of events all over LA County, drawing attention to the art form and, hopefully, attracting interest beyond opera’s … Read more

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