JUNE, 2016

 

Saturday, June 11, 2016

4:00, 5:30 Vistula Danza and The Wessex Consort: Dances and Music of Renaissance Poland.  Vistula Danza and The Wessex Consort will perform dances and music of Renaissance Poland at Polish Day in L.A. in Long Beach. The Vistula Danza dance group consists of  twelve Polish-Renaissance-costumed dancers. The Wessex Consort is composed of five musicians playing loud-band instruments of the Renaissance. Performances will be at 4:00 PM and 5:30 PM. FREE event. The Street Fair is at and around 117 Linden Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802. Parking is at the City of Long Beach Lot #7 at Long Beach Blvd & Broadway, enter on Elm, $6 parking fee.

For more information please go to http://www.wessexconsort.com.

7:00  Pasadena Master Chorale:  BachÕs St. John Passion.  Jeffrey Bernstein, conductor.  The performances will be sung in the original German, with English supertitles to keep the audience involved in the drama. Soloists include soprano Hayden Eberhart, mezzo-soprano Michele Hemmings, and baritones David Castillo (Jesus) and Luc Kleiner (Pilate). Boston-based tenor Arthur Rishi, a longtime collaborator with Bernstein, will sing the role of the Evangelist, or narrator.  Rounding out Ōthe castÕ is pianist Michael Alfera, founder of the LA Choral Lab. Bernstein has chosen to present the work with piano accompaniment only to showcase the voices.  Performance will be at the Altadena Community Church located at 943 East Altadena Drive in Altadena, Seating in the Altadena Community Church is quite limited, and advance tickets are required. Tickets are available at no cost.  VIP tickets (including parking and a reception with the artists) are available as well. Donations after the concert are accepted. To reserve tickets, please visit  www.PasadenaMasterChorale.org.91001.   Repeats Sunday, June 12.

 

Sunday, June 12, 2016

7:00  Pasadena Master Chorale:  BachÕs St. John Passion.  Jeffrey Bernstein, conductor.  This performance repeats SaturdayÕs performance of St. John Passion.  Again, Seating at the Altadena Community Church is limited and advance tickets are required. Donations after the concert are accepted. To reserve tickets, please go to www.PasadenaMasterChorale.org.91001.

 

Saturday, June 18, 2016

8:00 Jouyssance: FatherÕs Day  In honor of Father's Day, Jouyssance will present a concert dedicated to fathers and father figures of all types and traditions. From Josquin's monumental Pater noster, to madrigals and chansons, all things fatherly (even early sports!) will be considered.  St. BedeÕs Episcopal Church, 3590 Grand View Blvd., Los Angeles. $25 general admission, $20 seniors and SCEMS members.  $15 students. For further information please go to info@jouyssance.org or go to www.jouyssance.org. Repeats Sunday.

 

Sunday, June 19, 2016

4:00 Jouyssance:  FatherÕs Day.  In honor of Father's Day, Jouyssance will present a concert dedicated to fathers and father figures of all types and traditions. From Josquin's monumental Pater noster, to madrigals and chansons, all things fatherly (even early sports!) will be considered. Church of the Angels, 1100 Ave. 64, Pasadena.  $25 general admission, $20 seniors and SCEMS members.  $15 students. For further information please go to info@jouyssance.org or go to www.jouyssance.org.

4:00 Baroque Music Festival:  The Hanoverian Putsch.  Baroque concertos for horns, oboes, and strings including.S. BachÕs Brandenburg Concereto No 1 and other works by J. C. Bach and others.  Harpsichord soloist Ian Pritchard.  St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road at MacArthur, Newport Beach.  $40. 

4:00 Femmes de la Guerre:  Music by French Baroque Courtley Women.  Includes solo harpsichord works by Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre.  St. BedeÕs Episcopal Church, 3590 Grand View Blvd., Los Angeles.  Suggested donation $15.

 

Monday, June 20, 2016

8:00 Baroque Music Festival: An evening in Britain.  An intimate recial of traditional ballads and other music tracing the history of the harp.  Harpist Diana Rowan and countertenor Dylan Hostetter.  St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 3233 Pacific View Drive, Corona del Mar.  $30.

 

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

8:00 Baroque Music Festival: Dancing in the Isles.  Traditional English, Irish, and Scottish medleys for recorder and strings by Locke, Purcell, and others.  Recorder soloist Judith Linsenberg.  Sherman Library and Gardens,  2645 East Coast Highway at Dahlia, Corona del Mar. $45

 

Friday, June 24, 2016

8:00 Baroque Music Festival:  A London Salon.  Sonatas of the English High Baroque by Avison, J. C. Bach, Handel, Valentine, and Stanley.  Elizabeth Blumenstock directing.  Sherman Library and Gardens,  2645 East Coast Highway at Dahlia, Corona del Mar. $50

 

Sunday, June 26, 2016

4:00 Baroque Music Festival:  PurcellÕs King Aurthur.  Festival finale.  The Festival Orchestra and vocalists will present a full conceret version of PurcellÕs opera to celebrate its 325th anniversary. St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road at MacArthur, Newport Beach.  $40.