Archive for January, 2009

oldbil103 Opera League “Ring” Seminar on “Das Rheingold” and “Die Walkure.” 

With the Support of the Wagner Society & Hispanics for LA Opera

Saturday, February 14, 2009, 9:30 am to 4pm at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion

5th Floor Salon. 135 North Grand Avenue. Speakers: Dr. Evan Baker, Dr. Michael Hackett, Dr. Mitchell Morris, Dr. Simon Williams

For more information: 213.972.7720. or email OLLA at: info@operaleague.org. 

Or Visit: http://www.operaleague.org


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Camerata Pacifica

quintet1 *MOZART: String Quintet in C Major, K515.

MENDELSSOHN: String Quintet in B Flat Major, Op. 87

Thursday Feb 5, 8 p.m., Zipper Hall; LA. Friday Feb 6, 1 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Santa Barbara. Sunday Feb 8, 3 p.m., Ventura. Tuesday Feb 10, 8 p.m.,Huntington,  San Marino.  Catherine Leonard, Nurit Pacht, Richard O’Neill, Toby Appel, Ani Aznavoorian. For more information, please visit: http://cameratapacifica.org/


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ensemble Harmonia Baroque Players

Echoes of the Age of Luther”

 Sunday, February 8, 2009, 4:00 p.m. : Peninsula Community Church

 Sunday, February 15, 2009, 4:00 p.m. : Oneonta Congregational Church

  Sunday, February 22, 2009, 4:00 p.m. : Concordia University, Chapel

   PROGRAM includes: Buxtehude: “Lauda Sion Salvatorem;”  Scheidt: “Magnificat;”   Victoria: “Ecce Dominus;”  Palestrina: “Sicut Servus;”  Praetorius: “Dances from “Terpsichore;”   Martin Luther: “Ein Feste Burg;”  Telemann: Concerto in C minor;  J. S. Bach: Duos  Weelkes: “When David Heard;”   Handl: “Orietur Stella;”   


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securedownload1 Tango Cabaret. Sat. January 31 8:00 p.m

Museum of Latin American Art. 628 Alamitos Ave. Long Beach, CA, 90802. (562) 437-1689 









maerchenhafte1 Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures

BCAM LACMA. 5905 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA, 90036. 323.857.6000


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hearst-the-collector Hearst the Collector

Through February 1, 2009

Art of the Americas Building

LACMA. 5905 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA, 90036. 323.857.6000







gil-shaham Stéphane Denève Conducts Stravinsky and Rachmaninoff

Walt Disney Concert Hall .111 South Grand Ave. LA, CA 90012.(323).850.2000

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Stéphane Denève, conductor

Gil Shaham, violin

Stravinsky, “Dumbarton Oaks” Concerto; Khachaturian “Violin Concerto in D Minor.” Rachmaninoff “Symphonic Dances.”

Photo: Gil Shaham



orfeo Live in HD:

The Metropolitan Opera’s Orfeo ed Euridice by Gluck

Saturday, January 24, 2009 (Running time 1 hour 31 minutes / no intermission)

From the Met Web Site: “Mark Morris’s acclaimed production returns. This complete vision for Gluck, with choreography by Morris and costumes by Isaac Mizrahi, features the artistry of Stephanie Blythe in the male title role. The alluring Danielle de Niese is Orfeo’s adored wife, Euridice, who inspires the hero to face the underworld for her sake. Music Director James Levine conducts.”

 For tickets and showtimes, please visit: http://www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/broadcast/countries/hd_events.aspx?id=4654

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1832 Ray Bradbury’s “The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit.”

Fremont Centre Theatre 1000 Fremont Ave

South Pasadena, CA  91030 

Opens Sat, Jan 17, 8 pm; Sun. Jan 18 3 pm

626. 441.5977








Free Holiday Monday; Free Admission and Special Events


Martin Luther King Day; Mon. Jan 19. 12-8 pm

5905 Wilshire Boulevard, LA, CA, 90036.323.857.6000



news_7926_0 ART LA 2009 Opening Night

Thurs. Jan 22, 6:30 PM

Barker Hanger

3021 Airport Avenue

Santa Monica


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 LA Opera: The Magic Flute

magic-flute2 The Magic Flute opens this weekend at LA Opera

Sat. Jan 10. 7:30. Sunday Jan 11 2:00 p.m



promo_captured_emotions Captured Emotions: Baroque Painting in Bologna, 1575 – 1725


Getty Center1200 Getty Center Dr. LA, CA 90049



nuritpacht Camerata Pacifica

Tues. Jan 13. 8p.m The Huntington Library, San Marino

Thurs. Jan. 15. 8pm Zipper Hall, Los Angeles

 Debussy, Images (Oubliées) (1894); Beethoven, Piano Sonata in F-sharp Minor, Op. 78;

Szymanowski, Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 9; 

Nurit Pacht, violin Anna Polonsky, piano


Photo: Nurit Pacht

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