Friday, October 24, 2014

8:00  USC Thornton Chamber Singers and Concert Choir.  Conducted by Cristian Grases, the evening included works by Claudio Monteverdi, Johannes Brahms, Jake Runestad, Henk Badings, Richard Nance, Gunnar Hahn, and a newly commissioned work by Daniel Brinsmead.  Newman Recital Hall

University of Southern California, 3551 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles CA 90089.  Free event

 

Saturday, October 25, 2014

8:00  Jouyssance Early Music Ensemble:  Mostly Monteverdi. Heralded for his contributions to the early Baroque aesthetic, Claudio Monteverdi also produced some of the most exquisite music that is steadfastly late Renaissance in style. Jouyssance will present some of his early madrigals, plus his sacred music written deliberately in the Palestrina- like Ňstile antico  St. BedeŐs Episcopal Church
3590 Grand View Blvd., West Los Angeles.  $25 general admission
$20 seniors and SCEMS members,
$15 students 
Discounts for prepaid groups of 6 or more (go to www.jouyssance.org for more information)

Sunday, October 26, 2014

4:00  Jouyssance Early Music Ensemble:  Mostly Monteverdi. Heralded for his contributions to the early Baroque aesthetic, Claudio Monteverdi also produced some of the most exquisite music that is steadfastly late Renaissance in style. Jouyssance will present some of his early madrigals, plus his sacred music written deliberately in the Palestrina- like Ňstile antico  Church of the Angels, 1100 Ave. 64, Pasadena.  $25 general admission
$20 seniors and SCEMS members
$15 students 
Discounts for prepaid groups of 6 or more (go to www.jouyssance.org for more information)

Saturday, October 25 to Saturday, November 15

7:30 on October 25, 2:00 on 2 November, 7:30 on 6 November, 2:00 on 9 November, 7:30 on 12 November, 7:30 on 15 November.  Los Angeles Opera:  Dido and Aeneas in combination with BluebeardŐs Castle.  LA Opera will present a pair of one-act masterpieces exploring the fine line between devotion and compassion.  For tickets, go to www.laopera.org or call the box office at 213-972-8001.  Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles.

 

Saturday, November 1, 2014

5:00 Tesserae Early Music Ensemble:  Old Music In The New World.

During the late Renaissance, the Spanish empire dominated much of the globe; its reach included Naples, the Americas, and stretched as far afield as the Philippines. Throughout its dominion, a flow of music and musicians made their way from Spain to various centers in the New World, where a new generation of musicians steeped in Spanish and local traditions created some of the most vibrant repertoire of the times.  Tesserae presents vocal music by Hernando Franco, Juan Garc’a de ZŽspedes and Juan GutiŽrrez de Padilla, along with instrumental music by Diego Ortiz and Andrea Falconieri.  ickets: $30/$25 Students & Seniors.  The Contrapuntal Recital Hall, Brentwood, is a private music space. Please reserve your seat in advance by sending a message to tesseremusic@gmail.com, or by calling Alexandra at (626) 818-3163. Address furnished upon reservation.

 

Sunday, November 2, 2014

5:00 Tesserae Early Music Ensemble:  Old Music In The New World.

During the late Renaissance, the Spanish empire dominated much of the globe; its reach included Naples, the Americas, and stretched as far afield as the Philippines. Throughout its dominion, a flow of music and musicians made their way from Spain to various centers in the New World, where a new generation of musicians steeped in Spanish and local traditions created some of the most vibrant repertoire of the times.  Tesserae presents vocal music by Hernando Franco, Juan Garc’a de ZŽspedes and Juan GutiŽrrez de Padilla, along with instrumental music by Diego Ortiz and Andrea Falconieri.  Tickets: $30/$25 Students & Seniors.  St. Matthews Episcopal Church, 1031 Bienveneda Ave., Pacific Palisades.  For further information, go to tesseremusic@ gmail.com, or call Alexandra at (626) 818-3163.

8:00 ArteMusica:  Mozart Requiem in D Minor.  ArteMusica choir and orchestra performs Mozart's Requiem, with soloists Yolanta Tensor, soprano, Christa Stevens, mezzo soprano, Andrew Bennett, tenor,

Scott Levin, bass.  St. Monica Catholic Church, 725 California Ave.

Santa Monica CA 90403.  Tickets $25.  Free for 14 and under.  For further information, call 310-566-1500.

 

Saturday, November 8, 2014

8:00 LMU Guitar Concert and Master Class Series present Hopkinson Smith.  A concert featuring the Music of J. S. Bach performed on the 14-course German theorbo.  Murphy Recital Hall, Loyola Marymount University.  $25 general admission, $15 students with I.D and SCEMS members.  For advance tickets, go to www.lmu.edu/guitarseries.