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

Sierra Madre Playhouse to Showcases Pianist Vicki Ray and Soprano Elissa Johnston in August
by Blair Ingenthron - July 08, 2024

Sierra Madre Playhouse, a dynamic and intimate performing arts center in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley, will launch its Fall 2024 programming on Saturday, August 3, 2024, 7:30 pm....

Colburn School and Violinist Ray Chen To Host Inaugural TonicCon
by Blair Ingenthron - July 08, 2024

The Colburn School, in partnership with violinist and entrepreneur Ray Chen, will host TonicCon on October 10 & 11, 2024, the first ever in-person event bringing together musicians of all levels who have formed a vibrant virtual community on the Tonic app....

Redlands Symphony Announces Maestro Ransom Wilson's Final Season
by A.A. Cristi - June 28, 2024

The upcoming Redlands Symphony season will be full of fantastic music and celebrations of Music Director Ransom Wilson and his exemplary 9-year tenure at the musical helm of the orchestra. Maestro Wilson will step down from the post of Music Director and Conductor at the conclusion of the 2024-2025 ...

London Philharmonic Orchestra Announces First U.S. Tour In 10 Years
by A.A. Cristi - June 25, 2024

The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO), under the baton of Principal Conductor Edward Gardner, will perform at The Soraya with American concert violinist Randall Goosby on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 8 p.m., performing Barber's “Violin Concerto, Op. 14,” featuring violin soloist Goosby, Tchaikovsky's “Sym...

Review: TURANDOT at LA Opera
by Andrew Child - May 22, 2024

A sharp blade wielded threateningly, forced perspective creating looming palatial walls, the rotting heads of failed suitors, and a princess literally shrouded in mystery quickly orient us within Puccini’s iconic fairytale....

Long Beach Symphony Announces 2024-25 Season Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2024

Long Beach Symphony has unveiled its highly anticipated 90th Anniversary Season, promising a diverse array of performances for audiences of all ages and tastes....

The Wagner Ensemble Presents THE L.A. CONNECTION, A Concert of Los Angeles Composers
by A.A. Cristi - May 07, 2024

The Wagner Ensemble, under the direction of Jeannine Wagner, will present The L.A. Connection, A Concert of Los Angeles Composers featuring works by Adrienne Albert, John Biggs, Keith Clark, Morten Lauridsen, and Danaë Xanthe Vlasse....

PACIFIC SYMPHONY SUMMERFEST 2024 Season Announced At Irvine's New Amphitheater
by A.A. Cristi - May 03, 2024

A new chapter begins for Pacific Symphony and the Orange County community, when the orchestra settles into its brand new summer home at Great Park Live located in the heart of Irvine ...

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra to Celebrate Fusion of Music & Cinema with CHAPLIN + THE IMMIGRANT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 03, 2024

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra will celebrate the extraordinary fusion of music and the magic of cinema with a special presentation entitled, “Chaplin + The Immigrant”. Learn more!...

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Concludes Orchestral Series with World Premiere by Nina Shekhar and Schubert's Symphony No. 9
by A.A. Cristi - May 02, 2024

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra wraps its 2023/24 orchestral season with a nod to the past and an eye toward the future on Friday, May 24, 2024, 8 pm, at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, and Saturday, May 25, 2024, 8 pm, at Glendale's Alex Theatre. ...

Los Angeles Philharmonic Association Appoints Kim Noltemy As President & Chief Executive Officer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 02, 2024

Kim Noltemy has been appointed as the new President and CEO of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association. Get to know about her role and the future of the association....

Marvel Studios' INFINITY SAGA Concert Experience Premieres At The Hollywood Bowl
by A.A. Cristi - April 30, 2024

Marvel Studios' Infinity Saga Concert Experience will be presented at the iconic Hollywood Bowl on Friday, August 30, and Saturday, August 31....

DISNEY '80s – '90s CELEBRATION IN CONCERT Comes to The Hollywood Bowl This July
by A.A. Cristi - April 29, 2024

Relive the magic of Disney's 80s and 90s classics at the Hollywood Bowl with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Experience a nostalgic journey through iconic soundtracks this July....

Chris Walden Leads Pacific Jazz Orchestra As Tony-Winner Aaron Tveit Makes His Soraya Debut
by A.A. Cristi - April 25, 2024

The Pacific Jazz Orchestra and Tony Award winner Aaron Tveit take the stage at The Soraya on May 11. ...

Camerata Pacifica Closes Season With Clarice Assad World Premiere For Accordion In May
by A.A. Cristi - April 23, 2024

Join Camerata Pacifica as they end their season with a world premiere by Clarice Assad for Accordion. The performances will take place from May 17-23 across LA, San Marino, Thousand Oaks, and Santa Barbara....

Youth Orchestra Los Angeles To Tour Alongside Los Angeles Philharmonic In Barcelona And Paris
by A.A. Cristi - April 23, 2024

Join the Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA) and LA Philharmonic as they embark on an international tour to Barcelona and Paris from May 24 - 31, 2024....

Angel City Chorale Announces  RHYTHMS OF THE AMERICAS Spring Concert At UCLA's Royce Hall
by A.A. Cristi - April 22, 2024

Experience the vibrant melodies of Angel City Chorale's spring concert, RHYTHMS OF THE AMERICAS, at UCLA's Royce Hall. This all-new concert event, announced by LA's Community Choir, is set to take place on Sunday, June 9th....

From Taiwan to the World Stage and Silver Screen: Meet Viola Virtuoso Yu-Ting Hsu
by Team BWW - April 22, 2024

While the violin is undoubtedly more commonly known among most circles, there is something uniquely special about the viola, as well as the musicians that choose it as their main instrument. With its deep and mellow sound, the viola is capable of conveying darker and more expressive tones that remai...

BroadStage Presents Elīna Garanča With Orchestra, Conducted By Karel Mark Chichon On May 10
by A.A. Cristi - April 19, 2024

BroadStage audience favorite mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča returns as part of the Celebrity Opera Recital Series on Friday, May 10, 2024 at 7:30pm at the Eli and Edythe Broad Stage at the Santa Monica Performing Arts Center. Garanča is accompanied by an orchestra with the highly esteemed British condu...

Camerata Pacifica Announces 2024-25 Season Featuring Programs In Santa Barbara, Thousand Oaks, San Marino, And Downtown Los Angeles
by A.A. Cristi - April 15, 2024

Discover the 2024-25 season of CAMERATA PACIFICA, featuring diverse programs across Santa Barbara, Thousand Oaks, San Marino, and Downtown Los Angeles. Enjoy a wide range of performances from this renowned ensemble....

LA Phil Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel to Receive UCLA Medal
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 11, 2024

LA Phil Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel will receive the UCLA Medal. Learn more about Dudamel....

Video: Get A First Look At LA Opera's LA TRAVIATA
by Joshua Wright - April 08, 2024

Get a first look at LA Opera's production of Giuseppe Verdi's beloved romantic tragedy, La Traviata, starring soprano Rachel Willis-Sørensen - now on stage through April 27th, 2024....

Andrew Prahlow and Hollywood Chamber Orchestra Will Perform Music From Video Games
by A.A. Cristi - April 05, 2024

Join Andrew Prahlow and the Hollywood Chamber Orchestra on April 26 as they perform music from the popular video game OUTER WILDS. ...

The Burbank Chorale To Present Spring Concert A MILLION DREAMS: MUSIC OF THE SILVER SCREEN
by A.A. Cristi - April 05, 2024

The Burbank Chorale for their Spring Concert, A MILLION DREAMS: MUSIC OF THE SILVER SCREEN....

Los Angeles Master Chorale Announces 60th Anniversary Season
by A.A. Cristi - April 05, 2024

Los Angeles Master Chorale has announced its landmark 60th Anniversary Season at Walt Disney Concert Hall. ...

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents World Premiere By Derrick Skye And Beethoven's Symphony No. 4
by A.A. Cristi - April 01, 2024

Experience the world premiere by Derrick Skye presented by Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, along with a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 4....

Pacific Symphony Announces New Partnership With Avenue Of The Arts Costa Mesa
by A.A. Cristi - March 29, 2024

Pacific Symphony has announced that Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, is now the orchestra's “Official Hotel Partner” through December 2024....

South Bay Music Association Presents BEETHOVEN ODE TO JOY AT 200
by A.A. Cristi - March 28, 2024

Join the South Bay Wind Ensemble for a special performance of BEETHOVEN ODE TO JOY AT 200, celebrating 200 years of the greatest symphony of all time. The concert also features works by Richard Wagner, Gustav Holst, and Alan Menken....

LA Philharmonic to Tour FIDELIO with Deaf West Theatre to London, Paris & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 12, 2024

The LA Philharmonic and Deaf West Theatre will tour their production of Fidelio to the UK and more! Learn more and see how to purchase tickets....

Third Coast Percussion To Bring PERSPECTIVES Program To California And Albany
by A.A. Cristi - March 07, 2024

GRAMMY-winning quartet Third Coast Percussion will tour their GRAMMY-nominated program, PERSPECTIVES, across California and Albany, NY in April 2024. The program celebrates the extraordinary depth and breadth of percussion music....

Video: Preview Beethoven's Violin Concerto at the Pasadena Symphony and Pops
by Joshua Wright - March 07, 2024

Get a preview of Beethoven’s only violin concerto performed by the 'frighteningly awesome' Avery Fisher-winning violinist Francisco Fullana. The magic and romance of Stravinsky’s soaring Firebird rounds out this colorful and majestic program. Check out the video!...

Los Angeles Philharmonic Unveils 2024-25 Season Featuring Leslie Odom, Jr., Itzhak Perlman & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 05, 2024

Los Angeles Philharmonic has revealed details of the 2024/25 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Learn more about the season and see how to purchase tickets....

Mozart's REQUIEM Will Be Performed The La Verne Church in April
by Blair Ingenthron - March 03, 2024

Director Niké St. Clair with The La Verne Church of the Brethren Sanctuary Choir and the Cal Poly Pomona Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, accompanied by a professional chamber orchestra, will present Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's haunting yet hopeful Requiem mass on April 21 at 4 pm....

Video: New Trailer For LA Opera's HIGHWAY 1, USA & THE DWARF Double Bill
by Joshua Wright - February 26, 2024

Get a first look at an all-new trailer for LA Opera's new production of an operatic double bill featuring William Grant Still's Highway 1, USA along with Alexander Zemlinsky's The Dwarf. ...

Experience The Debut Performance Of Romantica Piano Quartet At Casa Romantica's Winter Fundraiser This March
by A.A. Cristi - February 21, 2024

Support arts and arts education at 'Benefit for the Arts: Romantica Piano Quartet' on March 22nd....

Video: Maestro James Conlon's on LA Opera's THE DWARF
by Joshua Wright - February 21, 2024

LA Opera's Richard Seaver Music Director, James Conlon explores 'The Dwarf' - the story, its history, and of course, the music. Watch this all-new video to learn even more about this stunning opera....

Video: Director Kaneza Schaal on Staging HIGHWAY 1, USA at LA Opera
by Joshua Wright - February 14, 2024

Watch as director Kaneza Schaal talks about about LA Opera's new production of William Grant Still's Highway 1, USA performing  as the first part of an operatic double bill with Alexander Zemlinsky's The Dwarf. Feb. 24 to Mar. 17. ...

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Features Celebrated Pianist Marc-André Hamelin On All-French Program
by A.A. Cristi - February 07, 2024

Pianist Marc-André Hamelin will headline the final program on Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's engaging Chamber Series, curated by Concertmaster and Director of Chamber Music Margaret Batjer, on Saturday, March 2, 7:30 pm, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, and S...

Video: Watch a Preview of COSI FAN TUTTE, Coming to LA Opera in March 2025
by Blair Ingenthron - February 04, 2024

LA Opera has just announced its 2024/25 season, including Cosi fan tutte, running March 8th through 30th, 2025. Watch a video preview of the production below!...

Video: Watch a Preview for ROMEO AND JULIET, Coming to LA Opera in November
by Blair Ingenthron - February 04, 2024

LA Opera has just announced its 2024/25 season, including Romeo and Juliet, running from November 2nd through 23rd. Watch a video preview of the production here!...




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