Season announcement: LA Master Chorale’s 2018-19 lineup

We wait with bated breath until our Lister blogger finishes the review of last weekend’s Israel in Egypt. (OK, it’s me — I’m percolating!  Stay tuned…) But in the meantime, LA Master Chorale has recovered from their most recent visit into their Hidden Handel project, taken a deep breath, and announced their next season! With connections firmly … Read more

Taking LA’s new music scene into a bright future

Composer group’s new pilot project feeds on existing and rekindled enthusiasm. An invited steering committee of about forty artists met in Pasadena on Saturday 10/29, in the first of what will hopefully be a string of open, visionary discussions hosted by the Los Angeles chapter of the American Composers Forum (ACF-LA).  This event is the … 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

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

Made in L.A.: Local focus reveals the heart of LA Master Chorale

“Made in L.A.“ is both a new initiative and a special concert program presented on Nov 15 by the Los Angeles Master Chorale, at downtown’s iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall.  With the aim of drawing attention to the considerable talents of our local choral composers, this concert definitely hit the mark. Artistic director Grant Gershon‘s remarks … Read more

Build a great summer story

Vocal focus from CCMN* Southern CA Vocal Events Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights When people ask about your summer, what will you say this year?  You have a couple of weeks to add some spice to your story, so get out your calendar and add a few of these: This Saturday, PACIFIC SWINGLINE both reminds … Read more

June goes big, with a bit of everything

Vocal focus from CCMN* Southern CA Vocal Events Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights Relishing the last days of the season, the next couple of weeks will trot out one great choral work after another.  Look for finales from INSPIRAVI, the METROPOLITAN MASTER CHORALE and the FESTIVAL SINGERS; a restrospective for HOLLYWOOD MASTER CHORALE; and Brahms’ … Read more

Jubilant July

Vocal focus from CCMN* SOUTHERN CA VOCAL EVENTS Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights July is rich with vocal music goodies!  This weekend brings another ‘Amici della Musica‘ from CENTER STAGE OPERA, a concert from INSPIRAVI CHAMBER CHOIR (with a reputation growing like mad), and the ALL-AMERICAN BOYS CHORUS.  See the calendar for the 411. On … Read more

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