October 2022

Friday, October 7, 2022 8:00 PM (PT)

The USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia: "Concerto delle donne – Music by and for Women in Early Baroque Italy"

Directed by Rotem Gilbert and Jason Yoshida; Featuring compositions by Barbara Strozzi, Francesca Caccini, Chiara Margarita Cozzolani and Isabella Leonarda.

Admission Free and Open to the Public

Alfred Newman Recital Hall 3616 Trousdale Prkwy, Los Angeles, CA 90089

http://web-app.usc.edu/maps/?id=2

(masks are strongly recommended indoors)

For more information, contact Adam Knight Gilbert at akgilber@usc.edu or  (213) 821-6052

 

October 8 at 2 pm (repeats October 9 at 7 pm)

Los Angeles Master Chorale: HAYDN'S CREATION

Let there be light! Our season begins with Haydn’s grand celebration of the dawn of life on Earth.

https://tickets.lamasterchorale.org/haydns-creation

Walt Disney Concert Hall

 

October 9 at 7 pm (repeats October 8 at 2 pm)

Los Angeles Master Chorale: HAYDN'S CREATION

Let there be light! Our season begins with Haydn’s grand celebration of the dawn of life on Earth.

https://tickets.lamasterchorale.org/haydns-creation

Walt Disney Concert Hall

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15 4:00 p.m.

CON GIOIA Early Music Ensemble: Bach and More Bach

Exquisite Arias from J. S. Bach’s cantatas BWV, 29, BWV 32, BWV 79, BWV 108, BWV 166 and the complete cantata, Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut, BWV 199.

The program features the highly acclaimed soprano Sherezad Panthaki; John Buffet, baritone; and Jon Lee Keenan, tenor; with Lot Demeyer, oboe; Kati Kyme and Lindsey Strand-Polyak, violins; Ellie Nishi, viola; William Skeen,‘cello; Denise Brisé, violone; and artistic director Preethi de Silva, harpsichord. 

Tickets may be obtained online after September 4 at suggested donation amounts via Eventbrite: https://con-gioia-bach-and-more-bach.eventbrite.com

No tickets available at the door.

Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative result of a diagnostic test result taken within 32 hours prior to the event will be required for entry. All audience members must wear a mask and observe social distancing when indoors at the venue.

Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church, 301, Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena. CA 91103.

Further details after September 5 at www.congioia.org (909) 624-0638.

Sunday Oct 17 3PM

Tesserae Baroque Annual Fundraiser: Bach Reconstructed

Program:

J.S. Bach:Organ Sonata No.5 in C Major, BWV 529

Johann Adam Reincken:Sonata Prima in A Minor, Hortus Musicus

J.S. Bach:Harpsichord Concerto No. 6 in F Major, BWV 1057

Ensemble

Andrew McIntosh, baroque violin & viola, Susan Feldman, baroque violin, Janet Strauss, baroque violin, Alex Opsahl, recorder, Stephan Haas, recorder, Leif Woodward,  viola da gamba, Eva Lymentstull, baroque 'cello, Ian Pritchard, harpsichord & organ

Performance to be followed by an outdoor reception catered by Gingergrass.

All tickets are $150, and must be purchased in advance.

Attendees must wear a mask while indoors, and show proof of vaccine on arrival.

This event is a fun way to support our season activities. Your donation ensures that we continue to offer free tickets to children, and heavily discounted tickets to anybody who needs them. We love this music, and we will always strive to make it available to all.

Contrapuntal Recital Hall, Brentwood

more info: tesseraebaroque.org

 

Friday, October 21, 2022, 7:00 p.m. (repeats  Saturday, October 22, 2022, 7:00 p.m.)

Bach Collegium San Diego: BLOW BY BLOW! music by Blow and Purcell

John Blow: Masque: Venus & Adonis , Ode: Ye Sons of Phoebus , Henry Purcell: Instrumental Music from King Arthur

Exploring the music and relationship of John Blow to Henry Purcell, two of England’s most influential composers of the seventeenth century.

SOLOISTS: Sherezade Panthaki, Soprano, Kristen Dubenion-Smith, Mezzo-Soprano, Jay Carter, Countertenor, John Buffett, Baritone

Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church 8459 Manchester Ave, Cardiff, CA 92007

more info: https://bachcollegiumsd.org/

 

Saturday, October 22, 2022, 7:00 p.m. (repeats Friday, October 21, 2022, 7:00 p.m.)

Bach Collegium San Diego: BLOW BY BLOW! music by Blow and Purcell

John Blow: Masque: Venus & Adonis , Ode: Ye Sons of Phoebus , Henry Purcell: Instrumental Music from King Arthur

Exploring the music and relationship of John Blow to Henry Purcell, two of England’s most influential composers of the seventeenth century.

SOLOISTS: Sherezade Panthaki, Soprano, Kristen Dubenion-Smith, Mezzo-Soprano, Jay Carter, Countertenor, John Buffett, Baritone

All Souls' Episcopal Church 1475 Catalina Blvd, San Diego, CA 92107

more info: https://bachcollegiumsd.org/

Saturday Oct 22 8:00 PM  (repeats October 23, 4 p.m. in Pasadena)

Jouyssance Early Music Ensemble: "Hooked" on Early Music

The Jouyssance choir opens its 2022-23 season with "Hooked on Early Classics," presenting selections that made our singers fall in love with Early Music. You don't want to miss this show! We'll present some old favorites and throw in some fun surprises for you.

tickets: https://jouyssance.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=16d8f6de191025a0a5077e2ce&id=af7c30b9d6&e=6bb4a45960
Church of the Angels 1100 Avenue 64, Pasadena

more info: https://www.facebook.com/jouyssance

St. Bede's Episcopal Church , 3590 Grand View Blvd , Mar Vista, CA, CA, US-90066

Sunday, October 23, 4 p.m. (repeats  10/22/2022 in Mar Vista)

Jouyssance Early Music Ensemble: "Hooked" on Early Music

The Jouyssance choir opens its 2022-23 season with "Hooked on Early Classics," presenting selections that made our singers fall in love with Early Music. You don't want to miss this show! We'll present some old favorites and throw in some fun surprises for you.

tickets: https://jouyssance.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=16d8f6de191025a0a5077e2ce&id=af7c30b9d6&e=6bb4a45960
Church of the Angels 1100 Avenue 64, Pasadena

more info: https://www.facebook.com/jouyssance

Sunday, Oct. 23 3 p.m.

Ciaramella: “Lovers and Labyrinths: Renaissance Songs, Dances, and Improvisations for Love, Death, and Rebirth”

Early music ensemble Ciaramella makes their Pomona College premiere in a program that features period instruments. The ensemble is comprised of new faculty member Malachai Bandy and performance faculty member Jason Yoshida, among others; Performers: Adam and Rotem Gilbert, Malachai Komanoff Bandy*, Adam Bregman, Aki Nishiguchi, Mary Vanhoozer, and Jason Yoshida*. Performed on period instruments

Safety protocols will be followed at all concerts. Go to pomona.edu/music-concert-safety-information for details.

All Pomona College Music events are FREE and open to the public – thanks to the generous donations of friends and alumni.

Ciaramella brings to life Medieval and early Renaissance music from historical events and manuscripts. Praised for performing intricate fifteenth-century counterpoint “with the ease of jazz musicians improvising on a theme,” its members are united by the conviction that every composition conceals a rich story waiting to be unlocked. The ensemble’s most recent album Dances on Movable Ground has earned five stars in the British magazine Early Music Today and was picked as Editor’s Choice. Read more: https://www.ciaramellaensemble.com/about

Visit our online calendar, pomona.edu/music-calendar to learn more about these and student or senior recitals

Bridges Hall of Music 150 E 4th St, Claremont, CA 91711

more info: https://www.pomona.edu/events?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D162016367&eventid=162016367

November 2022

Saturday, November 19, 2022 7:30 PM

USC Collegium : Hoy comamos y bebamos!: Music of Renaissance Spain from Cancionero de Palacio

Directed by Adam Knight Gilbert and Alejandro Acosta

Cammilleri Hall, Brain and Creativity Institute, USC (Google Maps will find it),

Parking on Vermont near 36th Place, enter campus there at pedestrian gate, or on campus at Parking Structure A - enter  campus from Jefferson at McClintock

Sunday, November 20, 2022, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tesserae Baroque : Bach Re/Deconstructed

A unique performance of vocal and instrumental works by Bach that have only survived in “secondary” versions, with the original versions being lost. In an attempt to recreate the sound of the original version, Tesserae will use modern reconstructions, including our own! Works performed will include the “Seventh” Brandenburg Concerto, based on the G-Minor gamba sonata, a Trio Sonata for Recorder and Violin, based on the A-Major Flute Sonata, as well as organ trios arranged as instrumental trios, and an aria from the St. Mark Passion.

Tickets: $30/$25/$15, Children and members of the Music Guild may attend for free.

Masks or proof of vaccination are currently not required for indoor events in Los Angeles County. For those who wish to be seated in an area with additional spacing and a mask requirement, please reach out to alex@tesseraebaroque.org

All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Beverly Hills 504 North Camden Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210 

DECEMBER 2022

Friday, December 2, 2022 8:00 PM

Thornton Baroque Sinfonia: Une jeune pucelle: French Baroque Noels and Dances

Directed by Rotem Gilbert and Jason Yoshida

With guest Mary Vanhoozer, hurdy gurdy

Newman Recital Hall, USC

Friday, December 9, 2022, 7:00 p.m. (repeats  Saturday, December 10, 2022, 7:00 p.m.)

Bach Collegium San Diego WITH TESSERAE BAROQUE  : MICHAEL PRAETORIUS: CHRISTMAS MASS

Celebrating one of Germany's most influential seventeenth century composers whose music became the core repertoire for Northern Germany's prominent churches.

A thrilling program of Praetorius' music as it might have been heard in a Christmas Lutheran Mass during the first half of the seventeenth century. Joined by Los Angeles-based ensemble Tesserae, specializing in the music of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

PROGRAM:Puer natus in Bethlehem (1619)/Musica Sioniae V (1607), Kyrie: Missa: gantz Teudsch (1619) , Hymns: Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr & , Vom Himmel hoch, da komm' ich her , Sonata: Padouana a 5, Johann Hermann Schein , Motet: Duo seraphim a 8, Samuel Scheidt , Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (1619) , Es ist ein Ros entsprungen a 4 (1607) , In dulci jubilo (1619)

Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church  3459 Manchester Ave, Cardiff, CA 92007

more info: https://bachcollegiumsd.org/

 

Saturday, December 10, 2022, 7:00 p.m. (repeats Friday, December 9, 2022, 7:00 p.m.)

Bach Collegium San Diego WITH TESSERAE BAROQUE  : MICHAEL PRAETORIUS: CHRISTMAS MASS

Celebrating one of Germany's most influential seventeenth century composers whose music became the core repertoire for Northern Germany's prominent churches.

A thrilling program of Praetorius' music as it might have been heard in a Christmas Lutheran Mass during the first half of the seventeenth century. Joined by Los Angeles-based ensemble Tesserae, specializing in the music of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

PROGRAM:Puer natus in Bethlehem (1619)/Musica Sioniae V (1607), Kyrie: Missa: gantz Teudsch (1619) , Hymns: Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr & , Vom Himmel hoch, da komm' ich her , Sonata: Padouana a 5, Johann Hermann Schein , Motet: Duo seraphim a 8, Samuel Scheidt , Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (1619) , Es ist ein Ros entsprungen a 4 (1607) , In dulci jubilo (1619)

All Souls’ Episcopal Church 1475 Catalina Blvd, San Diego, CA 92107

more info: https://bachcollegiumsd.org/

 

Sat, Dec 10, 2022 2:00 PM  (repeats Sat, Dec 17, 2022 2:00 PM)

Los Angeles Master Chorale: Festival of Carols

Bring the whole family and celebrate the joy of the holiday season with the Los Angeles Master Chorale.

Walt Disney Concert Hall

more info: lamasterchorale.org

 

Sun, Dec 11, 2022 7:00 PM

Los Angeles Master Chorale: Lo, How a Rose

This concert is named after a classic Renaissance Christmas carol that depicts the beauty and comfort of the nativity.

Walt Disney Concert Hall

more info: lamasterchorale.org

 

Sun, Dec 18, 2022 7:00 PM

Los Angeles Master Chorale: Handel's Messiah

Hear Handel’s dramatic arias and rousing choruses performed with passion and precision by the Los Angeles Master Chorale. You’ll be shouting “Hallelujah!” all the way home.

Walt Disney Concert Hall

https://lamasterchorale.org/holidays

December 19, 7:30 PM

Messiah Sing-Along 2022

For the first time since 2019, we're inviting you to bring your friends and family, and sing along to Handel's classic oratorio with us. Purchase your score at the event, or bring your own. 

SOLOISTS: Graycen Gardner, soprano, Lindsay Patterson Abdou, mezzo-soprano, Casey Breves, tenor, David Dong-Geun Kim, bass

Disney Hall, Downtown Los Angeles

 
FREE!