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LOS ANGELES CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE

The latest news on performances of Classical Music in Los Angeles.

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center For The Arts At Pepperdine University Presents TAIMANE Photo The Lisa Smith Wengler Center For The Arts At Pepperdine University Presents TAIMANE
by A.A. Cristi - October 05, 2022

Ukulele virtuoso and songwriter Taimane brings her genre-stretching performance to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre for a performance at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2022.  ...
Los Angeles Philharmonic 22/23 Jazz Series to Include Julian Lage, Dee Dee Bridgewate Photo Los Angeles Philharmonic 22/23 Jazz Series to Include Julian Lage, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and More
by Blair Ingenthron - October 01, 2022

The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2022/23 Jazz series at Walt Disney Concert Hall presents restless innovators Julian Lage and The Bad Plus (October 14, 2022); Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour featuring an incredible roster of virtuosic jazz stars including Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kurt Elling, Lakecia Benja...
The Lisa Smith Wengler Center For The Arts At Pepperdine University Presents Delphi T Photo The Lisa Smith Wengler Center For The Arts At Pepperdine University Presents Delphi Trio
by A.A. Cristi - September 30, 2022

Delphi Trio kicks off the 2022-2023 Recital Series in Raitt Recital Hall on Sunday, October 16, 2022 at 2 p.m..  ...
Steve Reich's TRAVELER'S PRAYER Premieres In New York And California Photo Steve Reich's TRAVELER'S PRAYER Premieres In New York And California
by A.A. Cristi - September 30, 2022

Colin Currie Group and Synergy Vocals perform “A Steve Reich Celebration” at Carnegie Hall in New York (Nov 1) and Cal Performances in Berkeley (Nov 3) in a bi-coastal salute to the composer's 86th birthday. ...
West Coast Premiere of Osvaldo Golijov's FALLING OUT OF TIME to be Presented at The W Photo West Coast Premiere of Osvaldo Golijov's FALLING OUT OF TIME to be Presented at The Wallis
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 29, 2022

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will present the highly anticipated West Coast premiere of Grammy-winning composer Osvaldo Golijov’s gripping new song cycle, Falling Out of Time, featuring members of the internationally acclaimed Silkroad Ensemble, on Thursday, October 27, 7:30 pm, a...
LA Opera to Present West Coast Premiere of OMAR by Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels Photo LA Opera to Present West Coast Premiere of OMAR by Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 26, 2022

LA Opera is continuing its 2022/23 season with the West Coast premiere of Omar, a new opera by composers Rhiannon Giddens (who also wrote the libretto) and Michael Abels. Performances will take place from October 22 through November 13, 2022, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion....
Renée Fleming & Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Yo-Yo Ma, and More to be Featured in The LA Phil Photo Renée Fleming & Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Yo-Yo Ma, and More to be Featured in The LA Phil's Colburn Celebrity Recital Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 23, 2022

This season, the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2022/23 Colburn Celebrity Recital series at Walt Disney Concert Hall will present 10 one-night-only performances from world class instrumental virtuosi to stellar operatic voices, from across the globe....
Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles New Season To Celebrate Motown, Women, And The Music Photo Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles New Season To Celebrate Motown, Women, And The Music of Disney!
by A.A. Cristi - September 15, 2022

Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles has announcef its extraordinary Season 44, which celebrates Motown, women, and the music of Disney. GMCLA is thrilled to return to Glendale's Alex Theatre for the first two concerts of the season, starting with an all-new wintertime tradition: A Motown Holiday, featur...
Lindsey Stirling Announces SNOW WALTZ CHRISTMAS TOUR; Tickets On Sale Friday, Septemb Photo Lindsey Stirling Announces SNOW WALTZ CHRISTMAS TOUR; Tickets On Sale Friday, September 16
by A.A. Cristi - September 12, 2022

Award-winning pop-violinist Lindsey Stirling has announced her new Snow Waltz tour of North America, in support of her newest album Snow Waltz, where she'll bring the holiday spirit from coast to coast. Beginning in Grand Prairie, TX on November 17th and culminating in a special show on December 23r...
Center For The Arts Presents Fall 2022 & Spring 2023 Shows Photo Center For The Arts Presents Fall 2022 & Spring 2023 Shows
by A.A. Cristi - September 09, 2022

Celebrated singer and songwriter Peabo Bryson, two time Rock and Roll inductee Graham Nash, dance companies Pilobolus and Flamenco Vivo, and Broadway stars Megan Hilty, Mandy Gonzalez and Javier Muñoz are just a few of the artists set to appear at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts at Pepper...
BroadStage to Present SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC Series Photo BroadStage to Present SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC Series
by Blair Ingenthron - August 28, 2022

BroadStage is inaugurating a new and engaging chamber music series Sunday Morning Music / Santa Monica curated by award-winning cellist and longtime BroadStage collaborator Antonio Lysy, musical director of the annual Incontri in Terra di Siena Chamber Music Festival in Tuscany, Italy that he founde...
Melissa Barak Named New Artistic Director of Los Angeles Ballet Photo Melissa Barak Named New Artistic Director of Los Angeles Ballet
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 24, 2022

Los Angeles Ballet has announced that Melissa Barak has been appointed as Artistic Director by its Board.  Barak, an accomplished ballet dancer and choreographer, will serve as the first solo artistic director in the Company’s history....
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Names Anne-Marie Spataru Board Chair And Appoints New B Photo Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Names Anne-Marie Spataru Board Chair And Appoints New Board Member Amy Rabwin
by A.A. Cristi - August 23, 2022

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), one of the nation's leading orchestras renowned for its wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous commissioning initiatives, has named Anne-Marie Spataru Chair of the Board of Directors, announced LACO Executive Director Benjamin Cadwallader....
The Da Camera Society Announces Fall 2022 Programming Featuring Delirium Musicum & Mo Photo The Da Camera Society Announces Fall 2022 Programming Featuring Delirium Musicum & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 23, 2022

The Da Camera Society is back! 2022 Fall concert season tickeets are on sale now....
JAZZ: HIROMI: The Piano Quintet Featuring PUBLIQuartet Announced At BroadStage, Septe Photo JAZZ: HIROMI: The Piano Quintet Featuring PUBLIQuartet Announced At BroadStage, September 17
by A.A. Cristi - August 22, 2022

Hiromi will be joined by PUBLIQuartet to form The Piano Quintet for one evening presented by BroadStage at The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage at the Santa Monica Performing Arts Center on Saturday, September 17 at 7:30pm. ...
Litmus Music Announces Music Rights Industry Veteran Monti Olson As President Photo Litmus Music Announces Music Rights Industry Veteran Monti Olson As President
by A.A. Cristi - August 16, 2022

On the heels of its launch, Litmus Music has announced that Monti Olson has joined as President. Olson will lead music rights acquisitions for Litmus, co-founded by Hank Forsyth and Dan McCarroll in partnership with Carlyle Global Credit, which initially committed $500 million in both equity and deb...
City of Irvine Honors Pacific Symphony with Official Proclamation Photo City of Irvine Honors Pacific Symphony with Official Proclamation
by Team BWW - August 11, 2022

At the Aug. 9 Irvine City Council meeting, Mayor Farrah N. Khan and members of the Irvine City Council made a formal proclamation honoring Pacific Symphony for its 35 years of service to the City of Irvine. The Symphony’s service began with the orchestra’s first concert at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatr...
The Verdi Chorus To Hold Auditions for Fall Concert Season, August 27 Photo The Verdi Chorus To Hold Auditions for Fall Concert Season, August 27
by A.A. Cristi - August 01, 2022

Celebrating its 39th Season, The Verdi Chorus (Anne Marie Ketchum, Founding Artistic Director), has announced that auditions will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2022, at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Monica for The Verdi Chorus Fall 2022 Concerts. ...
Historic Concert Presented By Chamber Music Los Angeles Celebrates LA's Vibrant Chamb Photo Historic Concert Presented By Chamber Music Los Angeles Celebrates LA's Vibrant Chamber Music Scene, August 28
by A.A. Cristi - July 28, 2022

Chamber Music LA (CMLA), a unique Los Angeles-based collective of six leading presenters reflecting LA's vibrant chamber music landscape, announces Music Box 2022, a historic concert marking the first-ever live concert presentation by CMLA, showcasing all six music organizations, on Sunday, August 2...
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents Beethoven's Ninth And Shelley Washington West Photo Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents Beethoven's Ninth And Shelley Washington West Coast Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - July 18, 2022

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra launches its 2022-23 with Music Director Jaime Martín conducting the West Coast premiere of Shelley Washington’s Both, a LACO Sound Investment commission. ...
Pacific Chorale Presents Free Concert At Segerstrom Center For The Arts, August 14 Photo Pacific Chorale Presents Free Concert At Segerstrom Center For The Arts, August 14
by A.A. Cristi - July 18, 2022

Pacific Chorale, the Grammy-winning resident choir at Segerstrom Center for the Performing Arts, presents a free community Choral Festival concert, conducted by Artistic Director Robert Istad, on Sunday, August 14, 2022, 5 pm, at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa. ...
Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic to Release Recording of Dvořák's Fin Photo Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic to Release Recording of Dvořák's Final Three Symphonies
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 15, 2022

Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic performed Antonín Dvořák’s masterful final three symphonies in February 2020. Their interpretations were recorded live at Walt Disney Concert Hall by Deutsche Grammophon for release as a digital album out on July 29, 2022....
Dudamel Fellows and the Judith and Thomas L. Beckmem LA Phil Resident Fellows Announc Photo Dudamel Fellows and the Judith and Thomas L. Beckmem LA Phil Resident Fellows Announced for 2022/2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 11, 2022

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association announced the musicians who have been selected to participate in the orchestra’s two prestigious fellowship programs, the Dudamel Fellows and the Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen LA Phil Resident Fellows, for the 2022/23 season....
Los Angeles Philharmonic to Present A Summer of Latinx Events at the Ford Photo Los Angeles Philharmonic to Present A Summer of Latinx Events at the Ford
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 08, 2022

The Los Angeles Philharmonic will present a summer of Latinx events at the Ford. Upcoming events include Chulita Vinyl Club July 17, Monsieur Periné July 24, and more. ...
ENCUENTROS LA 2022 Global Music Education Program to be Presented This Summer by The Photo ENCUENTROS LA 2022 Global Music Education Program to be Presented This Summer by The Dudamel Foundation & LA Phil
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 30, 2022

Under the leadership of Gustavo Dudamel and María Valverde, the Dudamel Foundation and the LA Phil will co-present Encuentros LA 2022, their first Encuentros (Encounters) in the United States, July 19–August 5, 2022....