The Masque Theatre Presents LOVELY TO LOOK ATThe Masque Theatre Presents LOVELY TO LOOK AT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

PLAYBILL Productions at The Masque Theatre presents "LOVELY TO LOOK AT", A Sensational Fashion Show Musical. (more...)

Pacific Chorale Opening Concert Pays Homage To Leonard BernsteinPacific Chorale Opening Concert Pays Homage To Leonard Bernstein
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Pacific Chorale, the resident choir of Segerstrom Center for the Arts, will be kick-starting its 50th anniversary season with a bang when it premieres A Celestial Map of the Sky by internationally renowned composer Tarik O'Regan. (more...)

Piffaro to Present WELCOME THE PEOPLE: the Musical Legacy of the Reformation in PhiladelphiaPiffaro to Present WELCOME THE PEOPLE: the Musical Legacy of the Reformation in Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Piffaro, The Renaissance Band, will present Welcome the People: the Musical Legacy of the Reformation, marking the 500th anniversary of a religious and cultural revolution. Concerts take place October 20th through 22nd in Philadelphia and Wilmington. (more...)

Piffaro to Present WELCOME THE PEOPLE: the Musical Legacy of the Reformation in PhiladelphiaPiffaro to Present WELCOME THE PEOPLE: the Musical Legacy of the Reformation in Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Piffaro, The Renaissance Band, will present Welcome the People: the Musical Legacy of the Reformation, marking the 500th anniversary of a religious and cultural revolution. Concerts take place October 20th through 22nd in Philadelphia and Wilmington. (more...)

L.A. Children's Chorus Names Next Artistic DirectorL.A. Children's Chorus Names Next Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Noted Conductor, Clinician and Educator who Assumes Post on August 1, 2018, Served as Music Director of American Boychoir from 2004-2017 His Tenure Was Highlighted by 200 Performances and up to Five National and International Tours Annually including Appearances with New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic, St. Olaf Choir, Westminster Choir and New York Choral Artists, among Others Eight Recordings, Live Performances at the Oscars and on CNN and Featured Role in Fictional Movie Inspired by Choir (more...)

LA Children's Chorus Announces 2017-18 SeasonLA Children's Chorus Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC), one of the world's foremost children's choirs, announces its 2017-18 season, entitled 'And This Shall be for Beauty,' featuring exquisite repertoire that illuminates LACC's signature bel canto sound honed by highly regarded and much-loved Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson, who is stepping down at the conclusion of the season, her 22nd at the Chorus' artistic helm. (more...)

The Crossing presents World Premiere of Michael Gordon's Major New Choral Memoir ANONYMOUS MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

Anonymous Man is Michael Gordon's first concert-length solo choral work. It was commissioned by The Crossing and written for the choir's 24 voices. Gordon merges subtle rhythmic invention with incredible power in his music, embodying, in the words of The New Yorker's Alex Ross, 'the fury of punk rock, the nervous brilliance of free jazz and the intransigence of classical modernism.' (more...)

LA Children's Chorus Tours to Australia, New Zealand and British Columbia with Preview in Pasadena
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC) continues to expand its global reach with two of its leading choirs touring this summer to Australia, New Zealand and British Columbia. The Concert Choir, led by LACC Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson, shares its stellar artistry and distinctive bel canto sound with audiences in British Columbia on a seven-day Canadian tour July 19-25, 2017. (more...)

Spain's Premier Boychoir, 800-year-old Escolania de Montserrat, Makes So Cal Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Spain's premier boychoir, Escolania de Montserrat, founded in the Catalonia region in the 13th century and considered one of Europe's oldest continuously operating boychoirs and music schools, makes its highly anticipated Southern California debut in a free concert presented by the Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC) on Saturday, July 8, 2017, 7 pm, at Pasadena Presbyterian Church.  The 800-year-old chorus, led by Llorenc Castello and the subject of a 2014 New York Times video, is affiliated with the Benedictine abbey Santa Maria de Montserrat, located in Monistrol de Montserrat, and is "unique even among boychoirs…(for its) richer and darker…red wine…type of sound" (Washington Post).  The choir's repertoire spans the ages, from Gregorian chant and the music of Victoria and Schubert to works by contemporary Spanish-Catalan composers such as Albert Guinovart, Francesc Civil and Bernat Vivancos, the later two Escolania de Montserrat graduates.  LACC's Concert Choir, led by Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson, performs a selection of classical works and folk songs on the program as well.  Escolania de Montserrat's LA appearance, featuring 29 boys, is the final stop on its second  U.S. tour, which also includes performances in New York, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco.  (more...)

The Crossing presents World Premiere of Michael Gordon's Major New Choral Memoir ANONYMOUS MAN
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Anonymous Man is Michael Gordon's first concert-length solo choral work. It was commissioned by The Crossing and written for the choir's 24 voices. Gordon merges subtle rhythmic invention with incredible power in his music, embodying, in the words of The New Yorker's Alex Ross, 'the fury of punk rock, the nervous brilliance of free jazz and the intransigence of classical modernism.' (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Director of Choruses Robert Porco will Step Down at Conclusion of 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra has announced that renowned choral director Robert Porco will step down from his position as the Orchestra's Director of Choruses with the conclusion of the 2017-18 season.  At that time, he will be the longest-serving Director of Choruses and Director of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus in the ensemble's history, he began his tenure with the 1998-99 season. (more...)

Pig Iron's A PERIOD OF ANIMATE EXISTENCE Set for U Penn Conference
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The internationally acclaimed Pig Iron Theatre Company's A Period of Animate Existence, an ambitious new multimedia stage work meditating on extinctions, climate change, and the Anthropocene, will figure prominently in the timely conference An Ecotopian Toolkit for the Anthropocene, which the Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania presents April 13-15. (more...)

The Music Center Brings Back a Major Holiday Tradition with All-New Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

In a move sure to delight children and families, The Music Center, L.A.'s performing arts destination, announced it will bring a favorite holiday tradition back to Los Angeles with a co-commission of an all-new production of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker by Miami City Ballet.  (more...)

Los Angeles Children Chorus To Honor Placido Domingo And LACC Supporters, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC), one of the nation's leading choirs, honors three pillars of the arts and philanthropic fields, including opera legend Placido Domingo and philanthropists Jo Bufalino Libaw and Shawn D. Libaw, at Gala Bel Canto on Friday, March 24, 2017, 6 pm, at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.  (more...)

Pig Iron Theatre Company's New Symphonic Theater Show to Meditate on Climate Change
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Pig Iron Theatre Company, the internationally acclaimed, Philadelphia-based organization, has announced A Period of Animate Existence, an ambitious new multimedia production that meditates on perhaps the most pressing issue facing this and future generations-climate change, which threatens to result in the loss of 20-50% of all living species on earth-and asks, "How do we contemplate the future in such a moment?" (more...)

LA Children's Chorus to Feature Berlin State Opera Children's Choir
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC), noted for touring internationally as well as showcasing acclaimed choirs from around the world, presents a free concert featuring the Los Angeles debut of Berlin's esteemed Children's Choir of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden (Berlin State Opera), led by Music Director Vinzenz Weissenburger, today, November 15, 2016, 7 pm, at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. (more...)

Los Angeles Children's Chorus Winter Concert To Feature Classical Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC) - acclaimed for its agile and angelic bel canto sound - presents its popular Winter Concert, featuring sublime classical and holiday music, on two consecutive Sundays, December 4 and 11, 2016, 7 pm, at Pasadena Presbyterian Church.  The eclectic program illuminates works by Vivaldi, Holst, Britten and Bach, composers who greatly impacted and expanded children's choral repertoire and taught and conducted children themselves.   (more...)

New Cooperative to Tour to Regional Theaters Nationwide; Will Launch with Tectonic Theater Project Shows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Trish Santini, Peter Flynn and Frank Butler announced today the formation of their new company Mainspring Arts Cooperative (MAC), a not-for-profit organization that will produce and present productions that can tour regional theaters nationwide. (more...)

LA Children's Chorus to Feature Berlin State Opera Children's Choir
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC), noted for touring internationally as well as showcasing acclaimed choirs from around the world, presents a free concert featuring the Los Angeles debut of Berlin's esteemed Children's Choir of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden (Berlin State Opera), led by Music Director Vinzenz Weissenburger, on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 7 pm, at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. (more...)

Lineage Dance Co. and Los Angeles Children's Chorus Mark First Collaboration with Free Performance
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Los Angeles Children's Chorus Young Men's Ensemble (YME) and Lineage Dance Company, in their first-ever interdisciplinary collaboration, present four free performances as part of Pasadena ArtNight on Friday, October 21, 2016, 6 pm to 10 pm, with performances beginning on the hour, at Lineage Performing Arts Center.   (more...)

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