A new requiem, a TED/opera connection, and music everywhere

Vocal focus in the summertime* Southern CA Vocal Events Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights July has been particularly busy this year, with opera, festival performances, choral music and just about anything else you can think of. You can even have a piece of it for your library: This coming weekend, check out the season finale … Read more

A timely yet age-old tale

“Human trafficking” is a phrase frequently heard in news stories and the occasional bits of thriller dialogue, and is a reality for many thousands worldwide, yet scarcely understood by the general public.  Perhaps it takes an art form as powerful as contemporary opera to make the plight of its victims relevant to the rest of … Read more

Summer stages bursting with song

Vocal focus from CCMN* Southern CA Vocal Events Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights For hot fun in the summertime, there’s a surprising amount of opera going on, much to our delight: Last week’s aforementioned Tsar’s Bride from INDEPENDENT OPERA COMPANY is reported to have been a lovely foray into the Russian classics.  (Watch the Singerpreneur … Read more

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