Classical Music News for January/February 2019

LOS ANGELES

FIATO AND AVALON STRING QUARTETS

The Music Guild, now in its 75th season, has announced that the Fiato String Quartet and the Avalon String Quartet will give Los Angeles recitals this March and April, respectively.

Fiato String Quartet (which includes mezzo-soprano Jessie Shulman) will perform works by Beethoven, Respighi and Shostakovich, March 4-6 at 8pm.
Avalon String Quartet will perform works by Mendelssohn, Shostakovich and Beethoven, April 15-17 at 8pm.

The Music Guild's concerts take place on consecutive nights at three different venues: University Synagogue, Brentwood; Daniel Recital Hall, Cal State Long Beach; and Adat Ari El Temple, N. Hollywood.

Complimentary coffee and pastries are served on Monday and Wednesdays, 7.30 to 8pm, and at intermission.

For tickets and information call (310) 558-3500 or visit themusicguild.org

LOS ANGELES MASTER CHORALE

On March 17 at 7 pm at Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Master Chorale will present Maurice Durufile's REQUIEM, OP. 9. Associate Conductor Jenny Wong will lead the performance. She will also conduct Dale Trumbore's HOW TO GO ON as a companion piece to the Requiem.
   


Jenny Wong
   
REQUIEM, OP. 9, the composer's evocation of the essence of Gregorian style, was a particular favorite of previous Master Chorale Music Directors, Roger Wagner and Paul Salamunovich, both of whom were contemporaries of the composer. Instilled with emotion, the Requiem leaves listeners with a lingering mood of optimism.
   

Dale Trumbore

   
Trumbore's "secular requiem" HOW TO GO ON won the 2017 ASCAP Young Composer's Award. A setting of poems by Barbara Crooker, Amy Fleury and Laura Foley, the piece finds beauty and release in the embrace of everyday life, ultimately offering up solace.

For tickets and information call 213-972-7282 or visit lamasterchorale.org

      
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