Pacific Symphony offers glimpse of 2018-19 season

Four decades in, Pacific Symphony is going strong and gearing up for another season, and their next lineup was announced on their blog earlier this week.  Their programming is, as iron-tongued Lisa Hirsch pointed out in the comments, decidedly male-leaning, with not a female composer in sight.  Considering the current gender-focused climate nationwide and big … Read more

Music around the holidays

Vocal focus from CCMN* SOUTHERN CA VOCAL EVENTS Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights Yes, the Lister calendar for Saturday is (nearly) empty. For those of you not partaking of the Jewish High Holy Days, you may not know that October 4 is Yom Kippur this year, an all-day atonement tradition that keeps an enormous number … Read more

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