Creating like clockwork

Even as the season is winding down, the Listerhood is putting out intriguing, thought-provoking events!  This week, we’re featuring one performance written, produced and starring a whole horde of Listers; a workshop hosted by a support org with a specific mission; and a benefit that spotlights music of the Near East. Tonight or tomorrow, catch … 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

Holiday spirit by the churchful at SGVCC’s seasonal concert

With “Ring in the Holidays” on December 6th, San Gabriel Valley Choral Company hit all the right emotional notes, so essential to the proper cultivation of genuine holiday spirit.  Some concerts push all the right buttons. They had kiddos.  And bells.  And sing-along carols (with lyrics in the program, which was a nice inclusive touch).  … Read more

Opera, summerized

Vocal focus from CCMN* SOUTHERN CA VOCAL EVENTS Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights See the drama? There’s a surprising number of opera performances this month, all including either new and unusual repertoire or a brand-new company: This Friday, 8/8, Cuatro Corridos comes to Zipper Hall in DTLA, combining the music of four composers to address … Read more

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