Saturday, November 22, 2014

7:00 Gordon Getty Concert,  Pomerium: Music for RubensÕ Tapestries from the Convento De Las Descalzas Reales, Madrid.  Alexander Blachly, Music Director, Renaissance a cappella  ensemble Music of Tom‡s Luis de Victoria, Francisco Guerrero, Joan Pau Pujo, Crist—bal de Morales and others inspired by the RubensÕ tapestries.   J.P. Getty Museum, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles; (310) 440-7300 Harold M. Wiliams Auditorium ; Tickets:  $20; $15 students and seniors.  For further information:

8:00 Pomona College Department of Music - Claremont - Presents:
Fortune my Foe: Ballads, Songs and Dances from Elizabethan England.
Piffaro, The Renaissance Band with guest mezzo-soprano Maren Montelbano.  The ensemble under the artistic direction of Joan Kimball and Bob Wiemken offer a program featuring music by William Byrd, Thomas Weelkes, John Dowland and others for voice, shawm, recorder, dulcian, sackbut, bagpipe, lute, guitar  and percussion.  Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. 4th St, Claremont . Free Admission.  For further info see:


Sunday, November 23, 2014

2:30 Harpsichord Center - 38th Season - Artist Series:  Los Angeles Baroque Players, Pi¸ces de clavecin - Jean-Phillippe Rameau;

Les go˛ts-rˇunis - No. 6 - Francois Couperin.  Also music by Antonio Vivaldi and Johann Quantz.  Contrapuntal Recital Hall, 655 N. Bundy Drive, Brentwood, CA.  Reservations are strongly recommended as seating is limited.  For ticket information call 323-254-9613

7:00  Arpa y Aulos:  Arpa y Aulos, a flute and harp duo, is an ensemble inspired by two of the most ancient instruments in the history of our culture.  Designed as musical journeys through time, the programs of Arpa y Aulos encompass music from the Renaissance to the present day.  St. Mark Episcopal, 1020 N. Brand Blvd, Glendale CA 91202.  Free event.  For further information, call 818-548-2030


Friday, December 5, 2014

7:00  Claremont Concert Choir & The Claremont Chamber Choir:  Pinkham Christmas Cantata, Works by Garbrieli, Schutz, and others plus holiday favorites. Claremont United Church of Christ, Congregational. 233 Harrison Street, Claremont CA 91711.  Free event.

7:30 The combined choirs of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and St. Lawrence Martyr Catholic Church present VivaldiÕs Gloria featuring soloists Crystal Sepulveda, soprano, and Hailey Johnson, contralto, joined by a small chamber ensemble including organ. St. Lawrence Martyr, 1900 Prospect Avenue, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 Tickets are available at the Holy Trinity Parish Office, 310-548-6535 or at St. Lawrence Martyr via Rene Ayala, 310-316-0090.  For more info please contact

8:00  USC-Thornton Baroque Sinfonia, Adam Gilbert, Director. And Fame Proclaims It: Music of the Iberian Baroque."  Music from Spain and Latin America, c. 1600-1750. Featuring works by Cabanilles, Ximˇnez, Padilla, Fernandes, Lazo Valero, and more.  Free event


Sunday, December 7, 2014

4:00 Cantori Domino: Holiday Concert.  Joyful music of the season will be performed at the St. Augustine-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 1227 4th St., Santa Monica.  General admission $25, Seniors/Students $20

7:00 Los Angeles Master Chorale: 34th Messiah Sing Along. Grant Gershon, conductor, Holly Sedillos, soprano, Janelle DeStefano, mezzo soprano, Ben Cortez, tenor, David Castillo, baritone, Orchestra+ audience is the chorus.  Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90012.  Tickets can be purchased online or by phone (213-972-7282).

7:30pm Da Camera Chamber Music in Historic Sites presents: Tallis Scholars. Savor JosquinÕs monumental vision of heavenly bliss, the Missa Gaudeamus – ŅLet us rejoice!Ó – and a group of shorter works by William Byrd, including his heart-melting lament on the death of Thomas Tallis, ByrdÕs mentor and the ensembleÕs namesake. Voices will soar into the heavens in one of Southern CaliforniaÕs great acoustical wonders. St. Basil Catholic Church 3611 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90005. Tickets: $45 & $40. For more info & tickets call (213) 477-2929 or visit

8:00 (7:15 p.m. preview) Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay.  Frances Steiner, music director.  Mozart, Symphony no 14; Mozart, Horn Concerto No 4; Dvorak, Serenade. Norris Theater, corner of Crossfield Drive and Indian Peak Road, Palos Verdes.  For further information, call 310-544-0403 or go to