Currently hosting 720 active events
Dorothy Young Riess MD - Pasadena - Presents:Organ RecitalWednesday, 3/29/2017
Music at Noon Organ Recital by Dorothy Young Riess, M.D.
Thirty minutes of music midday midweek for your listening pleasure featuring the Aeolian Skinner pipe organ.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Solo Bach CompetitionThursday, 3/30/2017
A panel of distinguished guest adjudicators will hear finalists from the Strings program perform complete sonatas, partitas and suites by Johann Sebastian Bach.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Wind Ensemble: Made in AmericaFriday, 3/31/2017
H. Robert Reynolds and Sharon Lavery lead the USC Thornton Wind Ensemble in a celebration of American composers, featuring faculty member James Walker in David Mairs' "American Flute Salute." Other pieces include Morton Gould’s "American Salute," Mason Bates’ "Mothership," Leonard Bernstein’s "Prelude, Fugue and Riffs," and Darius Milhaud’s "La création du monde (Creation of the World)."
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:The Met in HD: Verdi's “La Traviata”Saturday, 4/1/2017
The USC School of Cinematic Arts hosts a broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera of Verdi's "La Traviata." A pre-opera discussion, hosted by the USC Thornton School of Music, begins at 12:00 PM and a delayed satellite broadcast follows at 1:00 PM.
Pomona College Department of Music - Claremont - Presents:The Mojave TrioSaturday, 4/1/2017
The Mojave Trio – dedicated to presenting a wide variety of classical music from the standard repertoire of the 18th-19th centuries to new works of our time – will offer a dynamic program of music by Schumann, Shostakovich and others. The ensemble has performed on the "Sundays Live" radio broadcast from Bing Theater at the LA County Museum of Art, and more. Members of the trio are: Sara Parkins, violin Maggie Parkins, cello and Genevieve Feiwen Lee, piano.
Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra - Santa Monica - Presents:Verdi Requiem ConcertSaturday, 4/1/2017
Come behold Verdi's transcendent masterwork of majestic orchestral and choral proportions in a FREE Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra Concert. This Verdi tour de force is an exploration of the mysteries of life, death and spirit - blazing with grand scale instrumental and vocal brilliance.
Valley Performing Arts Center - Northridge - Presents:Colburn OrchestraSunday, 4/2/2017
Now in its thirteenth season, the Colburn Orchestra is the flagship ensemble of the Colburn Conservatory of Music.
Ludovic Morlot, Guest Conductor
Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz
Free Performance (Certain fees apply)
Pasadena Conservatory of Music - Pasadena - Presents:Mackenzie Mendez Senior Guitar RecitalSunday, 4/2/2017
Come hear Mackenzie Mendez perform her senior guitar recital in Barrett Hall!
St James Sunday Concerts - Tarzana - Presents:RhapsodiesSunday, 4/2/2017
St. James Sunday Concerts is pleased to present "Rhapsodies," a performance featuring pianist Roger Wright playing Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue on Sunday, April 2 at 4 PM. Wright will be accompanied by James Lent on the organ in this unique concert.
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Sundays Live1/8/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/2/2017)
Sundays Live presents FREE weekly classical chamber music concerts and recitals by premier professional artists from Southern California and around the world. These one-hour concerts are presented free to the public at 6:00PM on Sundays in the Leo S. Bing Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Enlightenment Music Series - Pasadena - Presents:21st Century ComposersSunday, 4/2/2017
Join us for an exhilarating evening as the Enlightenment Music Series presents outstanding 21st century composers:
George N. Gianopoulos
Roberto Garza Gàmez
and their works
Glendale City Church - Glendale - Presents:Chopin's 24 preludes, Op.28 at Free Glendale Noon ConcertsWednesday, 4/5/2017
Pianist Brendan White performs Chopin's 24 preludes, Op.28/Free Glendale Noon Concerts
FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Concert Choir: Music of Our TimeFriday, 4/7/2017
The Concert Choir celebrates the music of renowned composers from around the globe with a unique collaboration. In preparation for the performance, each composer featured will interact with the ensemble in person, via Skype, or by recording.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Apollo Men's Chorus & Oriana Women's Choir: KaleidoscopeSunday, 4/9/2017
The Oriana Women's Choir and Apollo Men's Chorus present an evening of choral works by composers from a range of historical periods, including compositions by USC Thornton faculty member Nick Strimple. The evening's performance will also include a collaboration between chorus and string quintet, comprised of select players from the Thornton's Strings program.
Dr. James Smith - Santa Monica - Presents:Mid-Week Recital Series! 4/12Wednesday, 4/12/2017
Mark your calendar for First UMC's free, monthly mid-week recitals!
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Thornton EdgeWednesday, 4/12/2017
Donald Crockett leads Thornton Edge, Thornton’s new music group, in a program of modern works for large ensemble.
UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:David Starobin in ConcertWednesday, 4/12/2017
David Starobin performs a guitar recital including the world premiere of new duos for violin and guitar by composers Fred Lerdahl and Poul Ruders. In addition, David Starobin's song cycle from Tchaikovsky's Letters (2014) will receive its west coast premiere.
Pomona College Department of Music - Claremont - Presents:Mendelssohn’s Elijah4/14/2017 - 4/16/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/14/2017)
The Pomona College Choir, Donna M. Di Grazia, conductor and Pomona College Orchestra, Eric Lindholm, conductor combine forces for their annual joint concerts this year in Mendelssohn’s magnificent Elijah. Joining the ensembles in the title role is Southern California-native and four-time Grammy-winning baritone Nmon Ford, known for his “powerful and magnificent voice” (Concerto.net).
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Chamber Orchestra: Haydn & MendelssohnFriday, 4/14/2017
Margaret Batjer, USC Thornton faculty member and concertmaster of Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, leads the Thornton Chamber Orchestra from the concertmaster's chair in Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 8 in G major, "Le soir," and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4 in A major, "Italian." The performance is part of an ongoing exploration of conductorless musicianship in the USC Thornton Orchestra program.
UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:Arnold Schoenberg Celebration and Film PremiereFriday, 4/14/2017
The event includes performances of Schoenberg's Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, op. 42, and Phantasy for Violin and Piano, op. 47. Performers include Jocelyn Ho, Movses Pogossian, Neal Stulberg, Robert Winter, and the VEM String Quartet.
The event includes the premiere screening of a new documentary film, String Trio, Los Angeles 1946, written and directed by David Starobin.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Classical Guitar Departmental RecitalSaturday, 4/15/2017
Students of USC Thornton's renowned Classical Guitar department present an enthralling afternoon of chamber music for guitar.
National Association of Composers USA Los Angeles Chapter - Culver City - Presents:Music in the ChambersSaturday, 4/15/2017
The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Association of Composers, USA (NACUSALA)
announces the Culver City Centennial Celebration Music in the Chambers Featured artists are The Lyris Quartet and Culver City artists: Dr. Berkeley Price (clarinet), Nancy Roth (viola), Stephen M. Fry (piano),Warren Sherk and Deon Nielsen Price (composers) and also Los Angeles composers Frank Campo and Daniel Kessner
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Classical Guitar Masterclass with Pepe Romero4/17/2017 - 4/18/2017 (next performance: Monday, 4/17/2017)
Classical guitar master and Thornton faculty member Pepe Romero offers an up-close glimpse into his renowned artistry in three masterclasses. Romero is the second son of “The Royal Family of the Guitar.”
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:University Chorus: Music Under OppressionFriday, 4/21/2017
The University Chorus surveys the music of the World War II era with an emphasis on works that were banned during the Nazi regime. This rare program features composers ranging from Mozart to Hindemith, Kurt Weill, and Duke Ellington.
American Youth Symphony - Los Angeles - Presents:American Youth Symphony - Gala ConcertSaturday, 4/22/2017
Carlos Izcaray, conductor
Rachel Ostler, violin
Mozart: Overture from The Marriage of Figaro
Korngold: Violin Concerto, Op. 35, D major
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Collegium Workshop presents 1517: Singing & Dancing Toward A Dangerous YearSaturday, 4/22/2017
The USC Collegium Workshop explores devotional music from before and after the Reformation, including works by Henricus Isaac, who died in 1517, and music inspired by ideas in Johannes Reuchlin's 1517 book, "Art of the Kabbalah." The program will reflect the cataclysmic changes set into motion in that pivotal year.
Brand Associates - Glendale - Presents:Brand Associates Music Series - Echo Mountain Chamber Project!Saturday, 4/22/2017
The Echo Mountain Chamber Project consists of clarinetist James Sullivan, pianist Aron Kallay and violinist Sarah Thornblade. They will be performing on the Brand Associates Music Series on April 22, 2017. Admission is free and a reception will follow the concert
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Percussion Ensemble: Into the UnknownMonday, 4/24/2017
Joseph Pereira, Thornton faculty member and principal timpanist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, leads the Percussion Ensemble in a program including David Lang's "The So-Called Laws of Nature," a work by Isaac Schankler, and more.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Chamber Music Festival4/25/2017 - 4/26/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/25/2017)
Faculty member Karen Dreyfus leads an intensive two-day festival featuring chamber music masterworks performed by students from the Strings Department together with colleagues from across the Classical Performance & Composition Division.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Vocal Chamber Music ShowcaseTuesday, 4/25/2017
Faculty member Lisa Sylvester leads students from the Vocal Chamber Music class in works from across the centuries, featuring Vocal Arts majors collaborating with student instrumentalists from the Classical Performance & Composition Division.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Baroque Sinfonia: Strike the Viol, Touch the Lute: Music of Restoration EnglandFriday, 4/28/2017
The USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia performs music from the bawdy to the sublime—pleasant ditties, grand anthems, and dancing tunes—in an enganging concert featuring viols, voices, and sundry instruments. The return of Charles II and the monarchy brought a resurgence of pomp, pageantry and the salacious to Restoration England, which is expressed in music by Jenkins, Locke, Lawes, Humfrey, & Purcell.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Concerto Competition Finals: Keyboard StudiesFriday, 4/28/2017
Selected student finalists from the Keyboard Studies department perform before a panel of guest adjudicators in this popular competition finale.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Chamber Singers: Prayers and IntercessionsSaturday, 4/29/2017
The USC Thornton Chamber Singers present a program of "Prayers and Intercessions" including Debussy's "Trois Chansons" and Christina Whitten Thomas' "Choral de Betes."
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Concerto Competition Finals: StringsWednesday, 5/3/2017
Always a popular event, this competition performance brings selected student finalists from the Strings department before a panel of guest adjudicators.
Dr. James Smith - Santa Monica - Presents:Free Mid-Week Recital Series #5Wednesday, 5/10/2017
Jaebon Hwang, organ
American Youth Symphony - Los Angeles - Presents:American Youth Symphony - Members PrioritySaturday, 5/20/2017
We end this season with a concert to thank our donors for all they do in support of AYS. In a concert unlike anything we have done before, a chamber ensemble of AYS musicians will play the full ballet version of Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, in collaboration with a local modern ballet troupe. This performance also includes works by visionary French baroque composer Jean-Philippe Rameau.
Brand Associates - Glendale - Presents:Brand Associates Music Series- Marina Manukian & Bryan Pezzone!Saturday, 6/3/2017
Violinist Marina Manukian and pianist Bryan Pezzone play on the Brand Associates Music Series. Admission is free and a reception will follow the concert.
Brand Associates - Glendale - Presents:Brand Associates Music Series - Encore Saxophone Quartet!Saturday, 6/17/2017
The award winning Encore Saxophone Quartet performs on the Brand Associates Music Series. Sponsored by the Brand Associates and admission is free. A reception will follow the concert.