Recap: News you mighta missed

The world rarely arrives in sonata form… we could all use a good recap. New releases With Christmas listening and gift-giving so close at hand, this is the perfect time to pick up some new manifestations of holiday favorites. Don’t depend on radio and Spotify to fill your ears this season. Local entities have put … Read more

Don’t let these loves be lost

A few gems you might have missed this week: Fri 2/12 at 8pm Westwood Opera UCLA presents Mozart’s  Cosi fan tutte, a romantic romp, if there ever was one.  Their current crop of students includes a couple of voices that have already impressed mightily, so catch the show before they fly away. Fri 2/12 at … Read more

Music to feast by

Vocal focus from CCMN* Southern CA Vocal Events Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights Are you ready for some turkey (or Tofurkey, or Turducken… or maybe just pie?) Thanksgiving is looming, which means that this column covers the next two weeks, and the calendar is full to bursting. While pianist YUJA WANG is getting top billing … Read more

All the music for spooks and souls

Vocal focus from CCMN* SOUTHERN CA VOCAL EVENTS Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights   Happy Halloween! This week has a little bit of everything, and a whole lot of music.  Let’s start with opera, as it’s coming out of SoCal’s ears: The opera program at CSUN get a shot at the Great Hall at Valley … Read more

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