Three wishes for a very tough week

Southern California Vocal Events from Jim Eninger’s Clickable Chamber Music Newsletter from the South Bay “Three Wishes” — LAURI D GOLDENHERSH’s Weekly Highlights   We’re in the thick of the fall season. Ensembles are rushing to get their best work out before the holidays take over all content. Find the rarely-performed, edgy world travelers, curious … Read more

Baroque in the now

Blending voices, woodwinds and organ: few knew this Baroque texture like ol’ Johann Sebastian. This particular combo gets a hearing this Saturday evening, with a concert of Bach arias and duets featuring soprano Hannah Waldman, tenor Jeff Greif, oboist David Kossoff, bassoonist John Campbell and organist Stephen Karr. From the press release: Bach’s mastery of … Read more

Opera, opera, Lieder… and turkey

Vocal focus from CCMN* SOUTHERN CA VOCAL EVENTS Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights   Let the holiday season begin! It’s a little early, but Happy Thanksgiving!  Since the List and I will be out of the office a chunk of next week, let’s take a look at the vocal events happening through the next two: … Read more

Rave: Met’s ‘Maria Stuarda’ broadcast

The Metropolitan Opera‘s HD broadcast of Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda on Jan 19 was a highlight of the season. If you missed it, be sure to turn out for the rebroadcast 2/6, or go catch the last performance in New York on 1/26.  The production deserves every word of the NY Times’ rave review, by Anthony Tommasini, including, and especially, this to-die-for praise … Read more

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