This week’s Cultural Cocktail involves a splash of Marimba, two shots of Magnificat, and a dose of Rembrandt- Enjoy!
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Sat. Dec 13; 8 pm. Alex Theatre. 216 North Brand Boulevard. Glendale, CA 91203
Sun. Dec 14; 7 pm. Royce Hall; UCLA.340 Royce Drive LA, CA 90095
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Jeffrey Kahane, conductor. Makoto Nakura. Marimba.
R. STRAUSS Serenade for Winds; PIERRE JALBERT Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra (US premiere); HAYDN Symphony No. 31 in D major
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Season of Joy: Magnificat & More
Sat. Dec. 13. 8PM. First United Methodist Church, 500 East Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101.
John Rutter, Magnificat; Arvo Part, Magnificat; Conrad Susa, Carols and Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest; Carol of the Bells; Betelehemu; Still-Still-Still; and many more.. 818.591.1735
Rembrandt in Southern California: A Virtual Guide.
Southern California is the center of the third largest collection of Rembrandt paintings. This excellent virtual guide provides information on Rembrandt works that are currently being shown at the Hammer Museum, The Getty Center, LACMA, the Norton Simon Museum of Art, and the Timken Museum of Art in San Diego. Click on the Virtual Exhibition and Guide for a detailed analysis of each individual portrait before venturing to the museums to see the vivid paintings in person: