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“Angels Vocal Arts Reminds Us Why We Love Opera”

Opera is a multi-layered experience that combines story with staging, vocal performance and orchestral music. Angels Vocal Arts showcased the depth and variety of opera with their Gran Gala di Verdi. The concert celebrated the compositions of Verdi including favorite like Rigoletto and Il Travatore, choruses from Nabucco as well as lesser known gems like the act II, the finale from Macbeth. Each performance highlighted…

NASA’s Orbit Pavilion Sound Experience Will Lands at Huntington Library

Orbit Pavilion pictured from above at the May 2015 World Science Festival at New York University. Photo courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA’s Orbit Pavilion sound experience is scheduled to land at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and…

South Pasadena Library Restoration Concert Series Returns

From Top Clockwise: Robert Thies, Cecilia Tsan, AlmaNova Duo and The New Hollywood String Quartet. Photo Courtesy Friends of South Pasadena Public Library. In celebration of the South Pasadena Public Library’s 100th birthday in 1996,…

Pasadena-based Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Announces Two Send-off Concerts

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus’ Concert Choir and its Young Men’s Ensemble are presenting free send-off concerts at the Pasadena Presbyterian Church on June 16 and again on June 28, before they embark on two major…

Pasadena-Based LA Children’s Chorus Embarks on First Tour to Japan

Los Angeles Children's Chorus Concert Choir; Photo Credit: Lee Salem The Pasadena-based Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC) said today two of its leading choirs will embark on major tours this summer to Japan and the…

Music Events

Friday, August 05 - 7:00 pm Summer Classics Concert at Lake Ave Church

Thursday, August 25 - 8:00 pm The World's Finest Apples Performs at The Coffee Gallery Backstage

Sunday, November 06 - 4:00 pm Mansions & Music: A Celebration of the Virtuoso

Sunday, July 24

Angeles Vocal Arts Premieres Anya17 – An Opera That Will Get People Talking

Photo credit: Ben Gibbs Photo credit: Ben Gibbs Sometimes art makes you uncomfortable – and that isn’t always a bad thing. Art is not just…

Saturday, July 30

Michael Feinstein Sings Volume 2 of His Grammy-nominated Sinatra Project for One Night Only with the Pasadena POPS

Michael Feinstein, soloist. Photo courtesy Pasadena Symphony and Pops Larry Blank, conductor. Photo courtesy Pasadena Symphony and Pops On the heels of last summer’s sold…

Saturday, September 17

The Norton Simon Museum Presents the Tenth Season of its Popular Summer Concert Series

From Top Clockwise: Maksim Velichkin, Dr. Polli Chambers-Salazar, Greg Reitan, California String Quartet, Vicki Ray and The Odeum Guitar Duo. Photo courtesy Norton Simon Museum…

Sunday, April 23

Meet the Dover Quartet

[Editor's Note:  This story originally did not include the year of the performance, which has now been added.] The Dover Quartet catapulted to international stardom…

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Microfest Presents Isaura String Quartet in Pasadena

On Saturday, May 14, 2016 Microfest presented a concert of string quartet music at Boston Court in Pasadena. This is the latest in a series of concerts around Los Angeles featuring music created with alternate tuning. The Isaura String Quartet performed works by Kraig Grady, John Luther Adams, Gloria Coates and a world premiere by Andrew McIntosh. Chippewayan Echoes by Kraig Grady opened the program, and this began with a smooth melody that started in the violins and was passed around and down to the lower strings. New lines were started and similarly shared, the various instruments weaving the melodies…

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