Out from the deep, Pittance wows

On Saturday night, June 16, Pittance Chamber Music delighted the attendees at the Pasadena Music Conservatory, with a lively evening of rarely-heard classical works. The ensemble, made up of members of the L.A. Opera orchestra and chorus who are often only heard from down in the orchestra pit, rose up and demonstrated their unique musical gifts. Hearing … Read more

Three by three makes more than a Pittance

Pittance Chamber Music is an unusual venture. Borne of the passions of various players and behind-the-scenes folks at LA Opera and led and emcee’d by artistic director Lisa Sutton, this creative and enthusiastic group brings considerable vitality and expertise to a project that they’re genuinely excited about. This is one of the wonders of seeing … Read more

Critical loss and a week of major drama

Vocal focus from CCMN* Southern CA Vocal Events Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights The SoCal music community was rocked this week by the news that the OC Register has laid off highly respected music critic TIMOTHY MANGAN (right) after nearly twenty years, citing “restructuring”. They gave him no notice: he was on his way to review … Read more

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