Can’t wait: Hollywood Master Chorale sings in the holidays with ‘Anticipate!’

by Yayra Sanchez ‘Tis the season of concerts, caroling and sing-alongs. The Hollywood Master Chorale  joins in on the fun this Sunday and launches into the holiday season with “Anticipate!“, a concert to delight with familiar holiday repertoire, and to present works of music that you may not have heard before.  You’ll hear the chorale, joined … Read more

“20 for 20” celebrates two decades for Hollywood Master Chorale

The audience began applauding as soon as the first singers filed into position on the steps at the front of the sanctuary of the Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church. Without any introduction, Artistic director and conductor Dr. Lauren Buckley Schaer launched the Hollywood Master Chorale into a rousing rendition of Zion’s Walls from Aaron Copland’s Old … Read more

Hollywood Master Chorale sums up 20 years

After two decades of singing, Hollywood Master Chorale has set a daunting task for themselves:  to sum up all that time and all that repertoire in one concert of 20 songs.  Director Dr. Lauren Buckley Schaer says in the ensemble’s press release, “This (our 20th Anniversary) is a huge milestone for any non-profit organization, and … 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

HMC brings happy holidays with Charpentier and more

by Grant Yosenick, Guest Contributor It’s the most wonderful time of the year once again, and there’s no better way to ring in the holiday season than to take in some good old-fashioned Christmas caroling.  In the bustling suburbs of Beverly Hills, one can do just that – with an exciting twist, of course!  On … Read more

CCMN: Get out there

Vocal focus from CCMN* SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA VOCAL EVENTS Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights We’re in the thick of the season!  Don’t think about staying home: Opera is in abundance this time of year, with a new production of The Death of Klinghoffer at LONG BEACH OPERA and Lucia di Lammermoor opening at LA OPERA this … Read more

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