Music
California School for the Arts-SGV Presents “Unplugged with Susan Egan” at Pasadena Conservatory of Music

Click to enlarge A night of Broadway awaits as California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley’s (CSArts-SGV) bright and talented students collaborate with musical theater, television and film star Susan Egan for the school’s inaugural fundraising celebration on Saturday, May 12, 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Pasadena Conservatory of Music. “Unplugged with Susan Egan” is a cabaret-style show featuring the musical talents…

Pasadena Symphony Extends Music Director David Lockington’s Contract Through 2021-22 Season

The Pasadena Symphony Association on Thursday announced the contract renewal of Music Director David Lockington through the Symphony’s 2021-22 season. Lockington renews his role which began in 2013. Since then, the orchestra has shown tremendous…

Forty Years Ago, An Eruption Out Of Pasadena: Van Halen Releases Its Debut LP

In the late ’70s, the writing seemed to be on the wall for hard rock. Punk had just exploded in the U.K., disco and soft rock reigned in the U.S. charts, and stadium bands like…

Pasadena POPS Conductor Michael Feinstein and Spouse Buy Iconic Cravens Estate for $7 Million

Acclaimed five-time Grammy-nominated musician and Pasadena POPS Principal Conductor Michael Feinstein and his spouse Terrence Flannery will soon soon make a home in Pasadena following their $7 million purchase of the iconic Cravens Estate in the…

The Music Plays On: Pasadena Symphony, Local 47 Musicians Reach New 5-Year Agreement

Click to enlarge Lora Unger, Chief Executive Officer of the Pasadena Symphony and Pops Balancing efforts to create a strong orchestra and improve the working conditions of its musicians, the Pasadena Symphony Association and the…

Music Events

Thursday, May 03 - 7:00 pm A Tribute to the Texas Troubadours

Friday, May 04 - 8:00 pm Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys

Sunday, May 13 - 2:00 pm Crown City Symphony Orchestra

Friday, April 27

Clazzical Notes Presents Global Voices, Music of Bulgaria, Southern India, Finland, Colombia, Ecuador and the United States

Click to enlarge “The only thing better than singing,” said Ella Fitzgerald, “is more singing.” And, on Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m., Clazzical Notes…

Sunday, April 29

Caltech Performing and Visual Arts Presents the Professional Contemporary Chamber Ensemble “TEMPO” Performing “From Schoenberg to Schoenberg”

Click to enlarge Caltech Performing and Visual Arts presents “TEMPO” (The Epicenter Musical Performance Organization) performing an eclectic program entitled “From Schoenberg to Schoenberg”. In…

Wednesday, May 09

LA Chamber Orchestra’s In Focus Spotlights Oboe and Piano at The Huntington

Margaret Batjer photo by Michael Burke and Robert Thies Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s virtuosic musicians serve as musical tour guides for In Focus, the Orchestra’s…

Friday, May 11

Pasadena Community Orchestra Announces Upcoming Concert

Pasadena Community Orchestra (PCO) performs Ippolotov-Ivanov’s “Procession of the Sardar”, Holst’s “Jupiter Op. 32″, Borodin’s “In the Steppes of Central Asia” and “Polovetsyan March” as…

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Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Announces 2017-18 Season

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), a children’s choirs, announces its 2017-18 season, entitled “And This Shall be for Beauty,” featuring a 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. In tribute to Tomlinson and her legacy, LACC presents a number of her favorite works as well as cornerstones of the choral literature. In addition, LACC performs a selection of world, US and West Coast premieres and great masterworks with longtime artistic partners Los…

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