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 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

Treats in music and media (plus a little Ludwig)

Vocal focus from CCMN Southern CA Vocal Events Lauri’s List’s Weekly Highlights by Yayra Sanchez Trick or Treat! As many of us prepare to put on our costumes and enjoy the forthcoming Halloween festivities, or ‘El Día de los Muertos’, there are some pretty interesting musical treats in store this week – especially for those of … Read more

Ending in the middle

Vocal focus from CCMN* Southern CA Vocal Events Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights There’s something electric about this transition between spring and summer, when the heat is building up, the main season is wrapping up, and tunes are swirling through Southern California like a frenzied last gasp. It’s an annual ritual that is easy to … Read more

LA Master Chorale’s 2016-17 season chock full of big-name splash

Big news aplenty for LA Master Chorale today:  their season announcement is peppered with big names and exciting announcements, and outlines a very busy schedule.  For now, we’ll let the press release speak for itself: [Press release] LOS ANGELES MASTER CHORALE LED BY ARTISTIC DIRECTOR GRANT GERSHON ANNOUNCES 2016-17 SEASON AT WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL … Read more

Big plans in Ojai for the next few years

Big names and even bigger ideas will return to Ojai year after year, according to the festival’s new statement about their upcoming directors. The independent summer fest, scheduled this year for June 9 to 12, takes classical music to new levels on an annual basis, a feat that is due in no small part to the … Read more

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