Friday, February 28, 2014
8:00 Harpsichord Center Artist Series: Los Angeles Baroque Players. Music by Hotteterre, Molter, Buxtehude, and Couperin. Trinity Lutheran Church, 997 E. Walnut St., Pasadena. Tickets: General $20, seniors, students with ID, SCEMS, SCRS, VdgS, $16. For further information, call 323-254-9613 or go to the centerÕs facebook page Harpsichord-Center-Artist-Concert-Series. Repeats Sunday at 2:30 at the Contrapuntal Recital Hall.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
2:30 Harpsichord Center Artist Series: Los Angeles Baroque Players. Music by Hotteterre, Molter, Buxtehude, and Couperin. Contrapuntal Concert Hall, 655 N. Bundy Drive, Brentwood. Tickets: General $20, seniors, students with ID, SCEMS, SCRS, VdgS, $16. Reservations are strongly suggested for SundayÕs performance since seating is limited
Monday, March 3, 2014
7:30 Music of the Baroque: Aroussiak Baltaian, violin and SCEMS member Ruta Bloomfield, harpsichord. Works by Bach, Locatelli, Leclair, Albinoni, Tartini. Placerita Baptist Church, 22004 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Free of charge. Call 661-755-7817 for more
Wednesday, March 5, 2015
8:00 LA Phil: Baroque Variations. Venice Baroque Orchestra, Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor. Arias by Porpora and Handel. Popora, Overture to Il Germanico; Handel Concerti grossi Nos 1 and 4. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Ave., Los Angeles. Tickets $54.50 to $112.00
Friday, March 7, 2014
12:15 BachÕs Lunchtime Recital. The popular BachÕs Lunch Recitals, a favorite in the South Bay community for two decades, continues at First Lutheran Church of Torrance as BachÕs Lunchtime Recitals. Half-hour performances by the finest artists to be found in Southern California will be followed by receptions where you can share conversation with the artists and fellow music lovers.` Served Up with Fair-Trade Coffee, Freshly Baked Treats, and Seasonal Fruit Selections from the FarmersÕ Market FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH OF TORRANCE, 2900 W. Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90503 (on the south side Carson Street just east of Maple) For information, call (310) 316–5574 www.PalosVerdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/
8:00 USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia: Baroque French Carnival and Lent featuring sacred music by Marc-Antoine Charpentier and Carnival Dances of the French Court. Adam Gilbert , Director. Special guest Baroque dancers, Linda Tomko and Olsi Gjeci. Alfred Newman Recital Hall, USC Campus. Free.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
4.00 Con Gioia Early Music Ensemble presents four programs Commemorating the 300th Birthday of Carl Philipp Emanuel (born March 8, 1714): Concert Two: Works for Berlin and Hamburg (co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Germany in Los Angeles). Concertos for flute and harpsichord, Wq. 169 and Wq. 23; Trio Sonata in C minor (Sanguineus und Melancholicus), Wq. 161/1; and Quartet in D major, Wq. 94. Stephen Schultz, transverse flute, Janet Worsley Strauss and Andrew McIntosh, baroque violins; Suzanna Giordano-Gignac, baroque viola; Leif Woodward, baroqueÕcello; Gabriel Golden, violone; and Preethi de Silva, harpsichord and fortepiano, director. Thayer Hall, The Colburn School of Music; 200 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles. Tickets (to be held at the door) are available at www.congioia.org. General admission: $25; seniors, members of SCEMS, EMA, AMS, and Friends of Con Gioia: $20; students (with ID): $15. Tickets (may also be reserved before March 5, by mailing checks to Con Gioia, 1020 Kent Drive, Claremont, CA 91711. 909.624.0638.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
3:00 Long Beach Bach Festival: Junior Bach Festival. The Junior Bach Festival is sponsored by the Long Beach Branch of the Music Teachers Association of California and features local winners of the Southern California Junior Bach Festival competition. Bayshore Community Congregational Church, Long Beach. Free Admission
4:00 Pasadena Pro Musica: The Music of Orlando di Lasso. The glories of the music of the great Flemish Renaissance master will be presented in an intimate performance of two of his greatest masterpieces: Prophetiae Sybyllarum, and Lamentations. Neighborhood Church, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena. Tickets $15. For information, call 626-628-2144.