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Archive for July, 2008

Baroque Treats for the Eye, Ear, and Soul

Fri. July 25: 7:00 p.m.  Norton Simon Museum of Art.

411 W. Colorado Boulevard. Pasadena, CA 91105. 626.449.6840.

In the Museum’s early-Renaissance gallery, the Harmonia Baroque Players will perform baroque chamber music in addition to medieval and Renaissance-era selections on period instruments.

http://www.harmoniabaroque.org/

Harmonious music wafting among the paintings by Botticelli, Fra Angelico, and Bellini; what better way to soothe your senses and your soul?


 

Southwest Chamber Music

Fri. July 25 & Sat. July 26. 7:30 p.m.

The Huntington. 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108. 626.405.2100. 

Inspired by the art collections and the new Chinese garden, the program includes works by Carl Friedrich Abel (whose portrait by Gainsborough hangs in the Huntington Art Gallery) and Joan Huang’s Impressions of Suzhou. For more information call 800.726.7147.

Or visit: www.swmusic.org


Program: C. F. Abel. Quartet for Flute and Strings.

J.C Bach. Quartet for Flute and Strings, Op. 19, No. 3.

Joan Huang. Impressions of Suzhou.

Robert Schumann, Fantasy Piece for Clarinet and Piano. Op.73.

L.V Beethoven. Trio No. 7 for Piano, Clarinet, and Cello, Op. 11.

Carl Friedrich Abel.

Thomas Gainsborough. 1777.

Huntington Library Art Collections. San Marino, California.

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Tuesday July 22 8:00 P.M

Wednesday July 23 8:00 P.M

Hollywood Bowl. 2301 North Highland Ave. Hollywood, CA 90068. 323.850.2000

LA Philharmonic. Sir Andrew Davis, conductor. Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano. Orion Weiss, Piano. Mozart. Overture to La Clemenza Di Tito; “Ch’io mi scordi di te.”; Piano Concerto No 17. K. 453. “Exsultate Jubilate;” Symphony No. 38, K. 504. “Prague.”

http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/performance_detail.cfm?id=3520

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Shakespeare By the Sea presents

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Puck, Oberon, Lysander, and company make mischief in the woods. The best scene is when Titiana wakes next to Nick Bottom, who has been transformed into a donkey, and Snout exclaims, “O Bottom, thou art translated.”

Saturday July 19, 7pm

Polliwog Park. 1601 Manhattan Beach Blvd. Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 

Free admission.

Bring your own chairs or towels.

 http://www.shakespearebythesea.org/

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“If the riches of the Indies,

or the crowns of all the kingdoms of Europe

were laid at my feet

in exchange for my love of reading,

I would spurn them all.”

Francois Fenelon

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Southwest Chamber Music

Friday July 11, Saturday July 12. 7:30 P.M Huntington Library

 W. A. Mozart


Divertimento in B flat major, K. 270 

Serenade in C minor, K. 388

“Harmoniemusik” excerpts from “The Magic Flute”

Call 800-726-7147 for availability

http://www.swmusic.org/site/concerts/huntington_master.html

 Shakespeare Festival LA

Taming of the Shrew

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Downtown LA

July 9-13,  July 16-20

Show Starts at 8 P.M (Seating begins at 6:30)

Box office (213) 975-9891

From the Festival Website: “The Taming of the Shrew fires on all cylinders with a… uniquely Los Angeles look at Shakespeare’s classic comedy.”

 http://www.shakespearefestivalla.org/calendar.php

 

 

California Philharmonic

Andrew Lloyd Weber Meets Puccini

Sat July 12. 7:30 P.M. The Arboretum. Arcadia.

Sun. July 13. 2:00 P.M  Walt Disney Concert Hall

Selections from: Tosca, La Boheme, Phantom of the Opera & Evita.

Box Office: 626.300.8200. 

http://www.calphil.org/

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LACMA

Friday July 4th

3:00 PM TOUR: America’s Artistic Heritage 

6:00 MUSIC PROGRAM: Friday Night Jazz- Rickey Woodard Sextet

LACMA. 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90036.(323) 857. 6000

http://www.lacma.org/events/Calendar.aspx

 

Museums open on the Fourth include: LACMA and Norton Simon Museum of Art.

Museums closed on the Fourth include: Getty Center Brentwood, Getty Villa Malibu, Autry National Center 

LA Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl:

Celebration of the Dodgers’ 50th Anniversary in LA

Fri. July 4. 7:30 P.M

Program includes: classic baseball tunes, appearances by Dodger legends, and a magnificent fireworks show. Rob Fisher, Conductor. Randy Newman, special Guest. Brian Childers, Vocalist. Hollywood Bowl: 2301 N. Highland Ave. Hollywood, CA.

 http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/performance_detail.cfm?id=3505  

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