Saturday, February 21, 2015

4:00  Da Camera Il Barroco Series Presents Musica Pacifica.  Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin.  San Francisco’s sizzling Baroque quartet will be augmented with six string players from the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra to perform concerti for strings and winds by Vivaldi, Telemann and Graun – plus two of Bach’s dazzling Brandenburg Concerti: No. 4 in G and No. 5 in D with its spectacular harpsichord solo.  Farmers and Merchants Bank, 401 South Main St, Los Angeles. Tickets: $40 & $35. For more info & tickets call (213) 477-2929 or visit www.DaCamera.org.

 

Sunday, February 22, 2015

4:00, Femmes de la Guerre, , "Femmes de la Guerre": French Baroque Musique ... With a Twist.  Music of French Baroque women composers Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre (1665-1729), Julie Pinel (fl. 1710-1737), [and Some Men]. Also featuring Francois-Andre Dancian Philldor [“Pieces de Guerre,” &c.]  Mid-concert lecture: “Female Baroque virtuosa musicians and composers within the court milieu of Louis XIV,” by Dr. Hopcroft.  Holy Nativity Church, 6700 West 83rd St., Westchester, 90045 (near LAX).  Tickets: $10, or donation.  To purchase, go to baroquemme@yahoo.com: or call Marischka at (310) 413-1587.

 

Friday, February 27, 2015

7:30, Redondo Beach Baroque Festival.   Baroque Vocal Masterpieces.  Soprano Sarah Parga and an ensemble of early music

instrumentalists will share vocal music from the 17th

Century. The program will feature music by G.F. Handel and Dietrich Buxtehude. Free will donation at the door.  Childcare available at all events for ages 0-5 with office reservation.  Riviera United Methodist Church, 375 Palos Verdes Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90277. Call (310) 378-9273 for more information.

 

Saturday, February 28, 2015

3:00  Redondo Beach Baroque Festival.  Rococo Variations.  The Los Angeles Recorder Orchestra, Tom Axworthy, conductor. Back by popular demand, this ensemble will present a program with music by J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, Corrette, and Rosenmuller.  Free will donation at the door.  Child care available at all events for ages 0-5 with office reservation.  Riviera United Methodist Church, 375 Palos Verdes Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90277. Call (310) 378-9273 for more information

8:00 Musica Angelica:  Pergolesi, Stabat Mater. Pergolesi's most celebrated sacred work, Stabat Mater, is paired with Handel opera duets for counter tenor and soprano. Pasadena.  For location and tickets, call Musica Angelica, 310-458-4504

 

Sunday, March 1, 2015

3:00  Redondo Beach Baroque Festival.  The Image of Melancholy. Tesserae Early Music Ensemble. Early Music Specialists Susan Feldman, violin, and Leif Woodward, gamba, will be joined by Andrew McIntosh, Aaron Westman, and Malachai Komanoff Bandy for a program of music by Anthony Holburne, Samuel Scheidt, Carlo Gesualdo, Orlando di Lasso, and William Byrd.  Free will donation at the door.  Childcare available at all events for ages 0-5 with office reservation.  Riviera United Methodist Church, 375 Palos Verdes Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90277. Call (310) 378-9273 for more information

8:00 Musica Angelica:  Pergolesi, Stabat Mater. Pergolesi's most celebrated sacred work, Stabat Mater, is paired with Handel opera duets for counter tenor and soprano.  First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica, 1220 Second St., Santa Monica.  For tickets, call Musica Angelica, 310-458-4504

 

Friday, March 6, 2015

8:00 USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia, Directed by Adam Knight Gilbert with Baroque Dancer Linda Tomko and Friends.  Les Plaisirs d’Amour: Music of the French Opera and English Court.  Music of the English Chapel Royal, and dances of the French Operas, featuring Linda Tomko and a troupe of Baroque Dancers.  Alfred Newman Recital Hall, USC