This week’s Cultural Cocktail Hour involves a blend of competition, mystery, and invention- enjoy!
Saturday, Nov 15. 1:00p.m.
Tickets $29 each at http://www.usctickets.com
Or call 213.740.4672.
Bovard Auditorium. University of Southern California. 3551 Trousdale Pkwy,Los Angeles, CA 90089. (213) 740.4211
The Metropolitan National Council Auditions unearths raw talent across the nation with the goal of bestowing exceptionally talented singers with the opportunity to compete on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in New York. During the Regional Finals at Bovard Auditorium, young opera singers will compete to win a trip to the National Semi-Finals concert held in New York. The Metropolitan Orchestra accompanies the eventual Grand Finals Concert at the Met, which is broadcast nationwide on the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
The National Council has provided awards to many of the world’s most illustrious opera singers including Renee Fleming, Deborah Voigt, Ben Heppner, Susan Grant, and Frederica von Stade.
Renee Fleming, past MONC winner.
Mark Taper Forum at the Music Center
Fri. Nov 14. 8:00 p.m.
Sat. Nov.15. 2:30 pm;8:00 p.m.
Sun. Nov. 16. 1:00 pm; 6:30 p.m.
135 N. Grand Avenue. Los Angeles, CA, 90012. 213.628.2772.http://www.centertheatregroup.org/
Who killed Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe? Was her targeted for his allegiance to the secret society of independent minds, The School of Night?
Take advantage of the Center Theatre Group’s Entertainment Stimulus Package – which will make 100,000 tickets available at a $20 ticket price.
Fri Nov. 14. Hahn Hall, Santa Barbara. 1:00 p.m & 7:30 p.m
Sun. Nov. 16. Temple Beth Torah, Ventura. 3:00 p.m.
Tues. Nov. 18. Huntington Library San Marino. 8:00 p.m.
Thurs. Nov. 20, Zipper Hall, Los Angeles. 8:00 p.m.
Program: Heft for Flute and Piano by Camerata Pacifica Principal Composer Ian Wilson; Schubert’s Arpeggione, D 821; Brahms’ Piano Quartet in G minor. Op.25
Adrian Spence, flute; Richard Yongjae O’Neill, viola; Lars Hoefs, cello; Kevin Fitz-Gerald; Violinist Nurit Pacht. Tickets for the concerts, as well as additional information on Camerata Pacifica can be found at www.cameratapacifica.org or by dialing toll-free 1-800-557-BACH.