Songs in partnership: Music, words, voice and piano at Boston Court

Attending the October 1 concert at Boston Court in Pasadena, it was a pleasure to hear Grammy-winning soprano Hila Plitmann and pianist Tali Tadmor as they worked their way through an intimate collection of songs, with poetic friends in tow. “Hila Plitmann and Red Hen Press” was an infectious mix of art song and spoken word, and paired … Read more

Newness everywhere

Vocal focus from CCMN Southern CA Vocal Events Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights Hello, fall! While we don’t have as many trees turning shades of flame in SoCal, this is still my favorite time of year, with all the excitement of new seasons — and this week, new music! With Rosh Hashanah starting Sunday night, the … Read more

Opera, summerized

Vocal focus from CCMN* SOUTHERN CA VOCAL EVENTS Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights See the drama? There’s a surprising number of opera performances this month, all including either new and unusual repertoire or a brand-new company: This Friday, 8/8, Cuatro Corridos comes to Zipper Hall in DTLA, combining the music of four composers to address … Read more

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