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Camerata Pacifica Presents Classical Masterworks

L-R: Richard Yongjae O’Neill, Molly Morkoski and Kristin Lee Two staples of the canon anchor the program for Camerata Pacifica’s March concerts. Violinist Kristin Lee will perform Beethoven’s 1803 mighty “Kreutzer” Sonata Nº. 9 in A Major for Violin & Piano, Op. 47. (Reportedly at the work’s premiere the violinist read the 2nd movement over Beethoven’s shoulder, there having been insufficient time to prepare parts!)…

Salastina Music Society: Music and Stories with Martin Chalifour

Rapunzel. Sleeping Beauty. Rumpelstiltskin. Beauty and the Beast. Ferdinand the Bull. And “The Song of Love Triumphant,” by Ivan Turgenev. All depicted in music by Salastina and special guest, LA Phil Concertmaster Martin Chalifour on…

African Roots, African American Fruits: A Musical Journey

Pasadena Conservatory of Music presents “African Roots, African American Fruits: A Musical Journey” – a concert to celebrate Black History Month. To celebrate Black History Month, this concert highlights the musical traditions of the African…

The Restoration Concerts Series Presents “A Piano Trio”

The Restoration Concerts Series under the non-profit umbrella of the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library will present a Piano Trio on February 21, 2016 – 4:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the…

Tenor Jonathan Mack to Present “A Cole Porter Songbook” at Pasadena Presbyterian Church

Tenor Jonathan Mack will offer “A Cole Porter Songbook” on Saturday, January 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Pasadena Presbyterian Church, 585 East Colorado Blvd. in the Playhouse District of downtown Pasadena. Pianist Vicki Ray will…

Monday, February 08

Classical Guitar Concert with Thao Nguyen & Howard Le at Crowell Public Library

Howard Le and Thao Nguyen. Photo courtesy of Crowell Public Library For everyone who loves music and guitar, Crowell Public Library presents a free concert…

Tuesday, February 09

Camerata Pacifica Performs Wynton Marsalis and Tan Dun

Pipa player, Min Xiao Fen, Photo credit: Noah Stern Weber The music for Camerata Pacifica’s next program explores two very different cultural phenomena from two…

Saturday, February 13

Pasadena Symphony Presents Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with Grammy Nominee Jennifer Frautschi

Jennifer Frautschi. Photo courtesy Pasadena Symphony & Pops The Pasadena Symphony continues its Singpoli Classics Series with Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto for a powerful and romantic…

Sunday, February 21

Renowned Pianist John Perry Helps Children’s Music Foundation

  World-renowned pianist John Perry, considered “the dean of American piano teachers,” will be among the featured artists at a February 21 benefit at the…

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Handel’s “Foundling Hospital” Concert at La Canada Presbyterian Church

Jack Lantz, Director of Music & Worship Arts, directs the LCPC Chancel Choir & Orchestra. Photo courtesy of Jack Lantz, La Canada Presbyterian Church A concert that George Frideric Handel presented nearly three centuries ago to inspire Britons to support a hospital devoted to orphaned children will be recreated on Sunday, Oct. 18, at 2:00 p.m. at La Canada Presbyterian Church. “Handel and the Foundling Hospital” will feature the LCPC Chancel Choir and Orchestra, directed by Jack Lantz, and soloists Lori Stinson and Victoria Aldridge (soprano), Diane Wallace (contralto), Matthew Thomas (tenor) and Gregory Geiger (bass). The concert was presented…

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