Friday, April 24, 2015

7:30  Cantoris LA:  Hildegard: Ordo virtutum.  A staged performance of perhaps the best-known medieval morality play. Led by Katina Mitchell and featuring performers from throughout LA. St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, 514 W Adams Blvd.

8:00 South Bay Chamber Music Society presents Fiato Quartet.   A program consisting of  Mozart, Quartet No 2 in B Flat Major, Schoenbert, String Quartet #2 (World Premier); and Schuberet, Quartet No qe in A Minor.  Carrie Kenney, violin; Ina Veli, violin; Erik Rynearson, viola; Ryan Sweeny, cello.  Los Angeles Harbor College, Music Department-Recital Hall, 1111 Figueroa Place, Wilmington.  Free admission. For further information and updates, go to www.palosverdes.com/sbcms.

8:00  Philharmonic Society of Orange County:  Monteverdi, Vespro della Beata Vergine (Vespers of the Blessed Virgin), 1610. Sir John Eliot Gardiner, conductor; English Baroque Soloists and The Monteverdi Choir.  The complexities of this monumental choral masterpiece showcase the Monteverdi ChoirÕs prodigious mastery, with some movements in the work requiring coverage of ten vocal parts. Pre-concert lecture by John Mangum at 7pm. Tickets:  $30.00 – $250.00.  To purchase, go to https://www.philharmonicsociety.org/Events/?i=573.  Venue:  Renˇe & Renˇe & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA

 

Saturday, April 25, 2015

7:30  Cantoris LA:  Hildegard: Ordo virtutum.  A staged performance of perhaps the best-known medieval morality play. Led by Katina Mitchell and featuring performers from throughout LA. St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, 514 W Adams Blvd.

 

Sunday, April 26, 2015

3:00 South Bay Chamber Music Society presents Fiato Quartet.   A program consisting of  Mozart, Quartet No 2 in B Flat Major, Schoenberg, String Quartet #2 (World Premier); and Schubert, Quartet No qe in A Minor.  Carrie Kennedy, violin; Ina Veli, violin; Erik Rynearson, viola; Ryan Sweeny, cello.  Pacific Unitarian Church, 5621 Montemalaga, Rancho Palos Verdes. Free admission. For further information and updates, go to www.palosverdes.com/sbcms.

 

Friday, May 1, 2015

8:00  Los Angeles Baroque Players: Music by Francois Francoeur, Michel Courett, and others. Trinity Lutheran Church, 997 E. Walnut St., Pasadena.  General admission $20; Seniors, students with ID, SCEMS, SCRS, VdgS; $16. For further information, to https://www:facebook.com/pages/Harpsichord-Center-Artist-Concert-Series/337608333026972.

8:00  USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia. BanchieriÕs Festino, 1608: An Italian Madrigal-Comedy.  Country dances, drinking songs, and zany antics abound in this madrigal-comedy from 1608. Featuring commedia dellÕarte characters and improvisation over grounds.Directed by Adam Knight Gilbert.  Alfred Newman Recital Hall, USC-Park Campus.

8:00  All SaintsÕ Choir:  HandelÕs Dettingen Te Deum  and Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne. Craig Phillips, Director.  Full period instrument orchestra.  Music of grandeuer and beauty from the master baroque composer, George Frederic Handel.  All SantsÕ Church, 504 N. Camden Drive at Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills.  For tickets and more information, call 310-275-0123 or visit www.allsaintsbh.org.  

 

Sunday, May 3, 2015

8:00  Los Angeles Baroque Players: Scarlatti, Sonatas Passion, alma y vida. Egon Mihajlovic, harpsichordist.  Contrapuntal Concert Hall, 655 Bundy Drive, Brentwood.  General admission $20; Seniors, students with ID, SCEMS, SCRS, VdgS; $16. Note:  For this venue, reservations are recommended since seating is limited.  For further information, call 323-254-9613 or go to https://www:facebook.com/pages/Harpsichord-Center-Artist-Concert-Series/337608333026972.

 

Monday, May 4, 2015

8:00 Flos Campi Early Music Ensemble, Vicente Chavarria, Artistic Director. The Deer, the Desire, the Water-Brooks: Sicut cervus in the Renaissance. A program based on one of the most beloved texts from the Psalms. Featuring music by Goudimel, Tallis, Vivanco, Gibbons, Layolle, Holborne, and Palestrina.   Venue TBA.

 

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

8:00  Les Arts Florissants.  Performances of works by Lambert, Couperin, De La Barre, Charpentier,  and DÕAmbruys.  Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Ave., Los Angeles.  For tickets and more information, visit http://www.laphil.com/tickets/les-arts-florissants/2015-05-06?utm_source=Classical&utm_campaign=LesArtsFlorissants.  Alternatively call 323-370-6324

 

Thursday, May 7, 2015

7:00  Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra:  Baroque Conversations Series.  John Schneiderman Lute and Baroque guitar.  Performances of Hayden, Cassation for Lute, Violin, and Cello; Kohaut, Concerto in D major for Lute, Two Violins, and Cello; Falckenhgen, Concerto No. 3 in D major for Lute, Flute, and Cello; Vivaldi, Concerto in D major for Lute, Two Violins, and Basso Continuo.   Zipper Hall, the Colburn School, 200 South Grand Ave., Los Angeles.  Tickets start at $56.  Pre concert reception at 6:00.