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.  Tickets: $30 general, $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 general,$25 Students & Seniors.  Pompeian Room, Doheny Mansion, Mount St. MaryŐs College, 10 Chester Place, Los Angeles  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.

 

Saturday, November 15, 2014

7:30  USC Collegium Workshop:  The Glogauer Liederbuch: Sacred and Profane Music of Renaissance Germany.  Adam Knight Gilbert and Rochelle Fox, directors.  United University Church

817 W 34th St, Los Angeles CA 90089.  Free event.

 

Sunday, November 16, 2014

7:00 Los Angeles Master Chorale presents Renaissance: Reawakened. Performances by Josquin des Prez, Tu solus qui facis and Ave nobilissima creatura; John Taverner, Western Wind Mass; Orlande Di Lasso, O Crux Splendidior; William Byrd, Sing Joyfully and Laudibus in sanctis; Thomas Tallis, If you Love me; Tomas Luis da Viittoria, Vere Languores and Gaudent in coelis;  Walt Disney Concert Hall. Tickets cannot be purchased in person at the Disney Hall Box Office until 2 hours before the performance. On concert days, box office staff can be reached at 213-972-7282 beginning at 1 pm for evening concerts and 10 am for matinees. You may also leave a message, and your call will be returned. Tickets can be purchased online 24/7 up until four hours prior to each concert.