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

Liquid music: LA Master Chorale and Tan Dun’s ‘Water Passion’

A very excited crowd gathered on April 11, for the first of two return performances of Tan Dun‘s Water Passion After St. Matthew at Walt Disney Concert Hall.  This work first came to L.A. in 2005, part of Los Angeles Master Chorale‘s second season in the new performance space and a harbinger of the many … Read more

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