‘Lacrimosa’ builds intense filmmaking on Mozart foundation

What happens when an award-winning filmmaker melds beloved Mozart with powerful themes, tense drama, actors, dancers, and a few members of the LA Master Chorale? Something very unique, and very intense. Check out the video below. Press release follows. FILM AND MUSIC COMBINE IN LACRIMOSA, A SHORT FILM FEATURING MEMBERS OF THE LOS ANGELES MASTER CHORALE … Read more

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

LAMC honored this week by Hall of Fame

We’d bet that at least some of you didn’t even know that such an entity existed, but the American Classical Music Hall of Fame is coming to Los Angeles tomorrow night to induct one of our own homegrown organizations into their hallowed membership.  The Los Angeles Master Chorale, under various directors and over several decades, … Read more

Big season coming for LA Master Chorale

With momentum growing and vision expanding, the Los Angeles Master Chorale has announced their 2017-18 season, featuring several unusual events and landmark projects.  With ticket subscriptions starting at just $111, this is a good year to claim your regular seats. Press release follows. LOS ANGELES MASTER CHORALE TO EXPAND ITS REACH BEYOND WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL … Read more

LAMC changes the choral game with ‘Lagrime’ season opener

This year’s season opener from the LA Master Chorale would clearly be like no other. The group filed out slowly, dressed in casual clothes in a variety of grays, and barefoot.  While the color scheme conceived by costume designer Danielle Dominigue Sumi created connections between the singers, the diversity of the group was immediately noticeable. … Read more

Bloomberg Philanthropies awards grant to LA Master Chorale as part of $30mil arts initiative

[Press release] LOS ANGELES MASTER CHORALE SELECTED AS A GRANTEE OF BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES’ ARTS INNOVATION AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAM Chorale Will Receive Part of $30 Million Investment to Strengthen Programming and Organizational Capacity The Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC) today announced that it is a grantee recipient of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Arts Innovation and Management (AIM) program. … Read more

Two maverick composers wrap LAMC’s finale in splendor

A Soviet-trained Estonian and a USC grad from Reno, Arvo Pärt and Eric Whitacre couldn’t be much more different.  But the parallels within their music and in their audiences are astonishing, as both composers have risen to enviable heights of fame, in and out of the classical community.  They both write music that is easily … Read more

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