All entries by this author

Free Stravinsky theatrical musical tale from Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

March 11, 2021 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s lauded digital CLOSE QUARTERS series continues with a musically and visually rich take on Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du soldat (“The Soldier’s Tale”), interpreted by the musicians of LACO for 2021 and conducted by Music Director Jaime Martín.  Thanks to the generosity of individual donors, the new episode is available to the public at no cost and can […]



The Wallis presents ‘Hershey Felder, PUCCINI’

February 23, 2021 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera, Theater and Dance

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces Hershey Felder, PUCCINI,a world premiere live streamed musical event produced by HERSHEY FELDER PRESENTS – LIVE FROM FLORENCE and benefiting The Wallis, on Sunday, March 14, 2021, 5 p.m. Pacific, and available for on-demand streaming through Sunday, March 21.  Hershey Felder, PUCCINI is the story of a young musician […]



CaltechLive! presents film adaptation of Herbert Siguenza’s A Weekend with Pablo Picasso

February 23, 2021 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

CaltechLive! presents the film adaptation of Herbert Siguenza’s solo show A Weekend with Pablo Picasso for on-demand viewing March 6 through 21. Written and performed by Siguenza, the one-man show on which this film is based has played to sold-out crowds across the nation. It was produced by San Diego Repertory Theatre. On opening weekend, […]



International City Theatre presents Yasmina Reza’s ‘Art’

February 16, 2021 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

International City Theatre opens its 36th season with a virtual presentation of Art, a heady, hilarious look at the bonds of friendship viewed through the prism of modern art. Yasmina Reza’s multiple award-winning play, translated from the French by playwright/screenwriter Christopher Hampton, begins streaming on Thursday, Feb. 18, and will remain available on demand every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday through March 7. Tickets are $30 per household and are available […]



Cliburn at Home spring season

February 5, 2021 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera, Uncategorized

The spring 2021 season of Cliburn at Home features regular new episodes of two series: Cliburn Masterpiece (biweekly), which examines the who, what, when, where, and how of the greatest piano works; and Cliburn Kids (weekly), which brings fun musical breaks to kids, their parents, and anyone who loves music and learning. All episodes of Cliburn Masterpiece and Cliburn Kids premiere at […]



LA Phil’s ‘Icons on Inspiration’

February 5, 2021 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

The LA Phil’s online fundraiser, Icons on Inspiration, premieres on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. PT. Don’t miss this opportunity to watch Gustavo Dudamel conduct the Los Angeles Philharmonic from the Hollywood Bowl stage as he speaks with world-renowned icons about the music that inspires them. Proceeds from Icons on Inspiration will sustain the ongoing work of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. […]



Tom DeTrinis’ ‘Making Friends’ from IAMA Theatre Company

December 16, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

Making Friends, a new, “gaytastic” comic solo play, written and performed by self-confessed rage-aholic Tom DeTrinis, will be filmed live at L.A.’s Pico Playhouse for digital release by IAMA Theatre Company. Directed by Drew Droege, Making Friends will be available for viewing beginning Dec. 17 and continue streaming through Jan. 11, 2021. Tickets, which start at $15, will be sold in weekly blocks and include […]



The Wallis’ Sorting Room Sessions on demand

November 28, 2020 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera, Entertainment and Events

The Sorting Room Sessions, the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts’ popular nightclub series, goes virtual with six entertaining programs, including two holiday-themed shows, featuring an array of captivating magicians and stellar pop, jazz and classical music artists. The programs are presented digitally on Saturday evenings at 8 pm from Dec. 5, 2020, to Jan. 23, […]



Free Tickets for LA Opera

November 9, 2020 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

LA Opera proudly presents The Anonymous Lover (L’Amant Anonyme), an unjustly neglected 1780 chamber opera by Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a pioneering Black composer who was a contemporary of Mozart.  The comic romance tells the story of Léontine, a beautiful young widow who has become disillusioned with love. Much to her surprise, she receives a steady stream of letters and gifts from an unknown man professing his undying passion. This amuses her […]



Violins of Hope: An online performance from The Soraya

November 9, 2020 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

Violins of Hope Niv Ashkenazi, Violin Lindsay Deutsch, Violin Janice Mautner Markham, Violin   An online performance from The Soraya can be viewed beginning Friday, Nov. 20, at 5 p.m. PT. Violins of Hope is an internationally renowned collection of over 60 stringed instruments rescued from the Holocaust and restored by second-generation violinmaker, Amnon Weinstein, and […]