A warm and welcoming ‘Requiem’ from ArteMusica

Saturday night’s performance of Mozart’s legendary Requiem was well attended, and thoroughly enjoyable.  Presented by ArteMusica, founded in 2011, making them one of the newer kids on a very busy SoCal concert block.  The masterwork was performed with choir, orchestra and soloists, all led by Maestro Ermanno Zotti, to a very enthusiastic crowd who arrived … Read more

Hidden Gem: Rossini, medium rare

ArteMusica brings us an ancient story of mama-love and the crucifixion, set with operatic passion When opera composers dive into sacred material, the results are often spectacular: Verdi’s very operatic Requiem is probably the best example, requiring no less than standout soloists and a hefty chorus and orchestra, and his ‘Dies irae’, when done well, … Read more

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