Verdi Chorus Announces 35th Anniversary Concert With Four Guest SoloistsVerdi Chorus Announces 35th Anniversary Concert With Four Guest Soloists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

The Verdi Chorus celebrates its 35th anniversary with its Spring 2018 concert The Force of Destiny for two performances only at the First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica on April 28 and 29 led by Founding Artistic Director Anne Marie Ketchum. As the only choral group in Southern California that focuses primarily on the dramatic and diverse music for opera chorus, their program will feature selections from three Verdi operas - La forza del destino, Nabucco, including the famed chorus "Va, pensiero," the opening party scene of La traviata, and conclude with beloved melodies from Strauss' Die Fledermaus. (more...)

Broadway and Pop Composer George David Weiss Dies at 89
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2010

The New York Times reports that songwriter George David Weiss died in his home in Oldwick, New Jersey this past Monday. Weiss was 89 years old and, according to his wife Claire, died of natural causes. (more...)