Music
Michael Feinstein Renews Contract with Pasadena POPS

Michael Feinstein. Photo credit Zach Dobson Pasadena Symphony and POPS Board Chair Kay Kochenderfer Toomey and Chief Executive Officer Lora Unger are proud to announce a contract extension for Michael Feinstein through the 2019 season. His original contract as Principal Pops Conductor commenced in June 2013 for a one-year term and was immediately extended in July 2013 to run through the 2016 season after his…

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…

Pasadena Community Orchestra’s Summer Concert in the Park Set for June 11

Pasadena Community Orchestra’s summer Concert in the Park presents a rare opportunity for the whole family to enjoy accessible orchestral music for free in an easygoing environment. Long-time Sierra Madre resident Bethany Pfleuger leads these…

Pasadena-Based Los Angeles Children’s Chorus to Hold Auditions for Talented Young Singers

  Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), one of the nation’s leading children’s choirs, is holding annual auditions for boys and girls ages 8 (by September 1, 2016) to 12 on June 2-4, 2016 (times vary),…

Pasadena Master Chorale Presents Bach’s St. John Passion

Beethoven called Bach the “immortal god of harmony” while Wagner hailed him as “the most stupendous miracle in all music” and German organist Helmut Walcha credited him with “(opening) a vista to the universe.” Jeffrey…

Music Events

Monday, May 30 - 4:00 pm Memorial Day Music in the Park

Tuesday, June 07 - 5:00 pm Summer at Descanso

Saturday, September 10 - 7:30 pm MUSE/IQUE: Summer/Time

Sunday, May 29

Coffee Gallery Backstage Presents Tribute Concert to John Denver

Legendary singer-songwriter John Denver died in a plane crash years ago, but his award-winning songs will continue to soar during a tribute concert at the…

Saturday, June 04

AVoLA Presents Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

Artes Vocales of Los Angeles (AVoLA) will present Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. Matthew Passion at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2016, in the beautiful…

Sunday, June 05

Stephanie Tang Performs An Evening of Piano Literature: Schubert, Ravel, Mozart and Chopin

Sierra Madre Playhouse, in conjunction with the Colburn Conservatory of Music, will present the next in an ongoing series of Sunday night concerts on Sunday,…

Sunday, June 05

The Arroyo Singers Presents “American Pastimes”

The Arroyo Singers presents “American Pastimes” A Spring Concert featuring songs by Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Stephen Foster, Rogers and Hammerstein, Bobby Troup,…

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Alan Geier, Pianist and Beloved Teacher at Polytechnic School, to be Featured in Pasadena Pro Musica Concert

Pasadena Pro Musica’s final concert of the 2015-16 season, “I Love a Piano!” is all about Alan Geier, who in addition to being PPM’s long-time resident accompanist is an accomplished pianist who has performed all over Southern California. He is also a popular teacher at Pasadena’s Polytechnic School, where he has been a full-time member of the music faculty for Middle and Upper School students for 35 years. Alan will demonstrate his remarkable range and musicality in an eclectic program of vocal chamber music featuring virtuoso parts for the piano.  The repertory spans four centuries with works by Haydn, Rossini,…

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