Classical Music and Opera

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 […]



Drive-In Opera with POP

November 2, 2020 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

Live opera is back in Southern California! POP presents two operas in its 2020 Drive-In Season. “Drive-In” means that you will watch from your car and listen through your radio. This is live opera, fully staged and costumed, with orchestra.  Tickets are now on sale for Pacific Opera Project’s (POP) revolutionary new drive-in production of Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte,COVID […]



Orchestra Europa and Scott Ellaway perform Nico Muhly

October 18, 2020 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

Orchestra Europa presents a new digital concert series under the banner of the American Orchestra Europa Foundation and made available to home audiences with an ensemble of 10 freshly minted California based Orchestra Europa Fellows, newly graduated from conservatories including Colburn and USC. The first of these is Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 8 pm (Eastern) 5 pm (Pacific). In […]



Fall Cliburn at Home Schedule

October 18, 2020 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

The Cliburn announced the fall Cliburn at Home digital line-up, including Cliburn Masterpiece, a new series that examines the who, what, when, where, and how of the greatest piano works. Cliburn laureates and other esteemed specialists, in and outside the field of music, join host Buddy Bray to lead us through the story of each piece — the composer, the background, the narrative, […]



The Wallis presents Reena Esmail’s Piano Trio

October 14, 2020 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents a four-part digital series featuring violinist Vijay Gupta, cellist Peter Myers and pianist Suzana Bartal performing composer Reena Esmail’s Piano Trio, which blurs the boundaries between Indian and Western classical music. The broadcasts, each featuring one of the chamber works’ four movements, will be offered online over […]



The Philharmonic Society of Orange County 2020/21 Season Updates

October 2, 2020 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County has updated its 2020-21 season, including the addition of new artists, digital initiatives to further the reach of its musical and educational offerings, and an optimistic intent to resume in-person performances in the spring. Diversity and a spotlight on historically underrepresented communities and voices in classical music will serve […]



Watch and Listen with the LA Phil

October 2, 2020 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera, Entertainment and Events

Visit the LA Phil’s website to experience: SOUND/STAGE SOUND/STAGE is a new online collection of concert films and interviews, essays, and artwork that offer deeper insights into the music. Performances range from orchestral concerts featuring Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil to sets from Kamasi Washington, Andra Day, and Chicano Batman. In Concert at the […]



Check in with LA Opera

September 18, 2020 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera

While LA Opera awaits its cue to return to live performances onstage, the company has turned to creating an array of online content through the LA Opera At Home initiative, which will soon expand to include a series of exciting new Digital Shorts commissions. Since the launch of LA Opera At Home on March 17, 2020, these popular online offerings have accumulated more […]