The Other Graduation March
Explore the tradition of graduation anthems, from Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance in the US to Verdi's Triumphal March in the Philippines.
Celebrating 36 Years of the Verdi Chorus
"Anne Marie Ketchum, Founding Artistic Director of Verdi Chorus, discusses the ensemble's history and current season. Catch their performances in Santa Monica on April 6 and 7."
The ABC’s of Opera: Verdi’s “Aida”
Explore the grand opera "Aida" by Giuseppe Verdi, its historical context, plot, and enduring popularity. Discover its tale of forbidden love set in Ancient Egypt.
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Open Ears: The Endlessly Unfolding Story of Margaret Bonds
Explore the underappreciated life and work of Margaret Bonds, a pioneering Black composer and pianist, whose music is still being discovered 46 years after her death.
Classical Californians: James Conlon
This week's Classical Californian is James Conlon, Music Director of LA Opera
“Trio”: Three Upcoming SoCal Events We Think You’ll Enjoy Each Week
Explore upcoming events this week in Southern California...
Saturday Morning CarTunes: The Viola
Explore the rich history of the viola, its unique sound, and its rise from a supporting role to a star in the orchestra. Tune in Saturday to learn more about this underappreciated instrument.
6 Pieces By Black Composers Whose Inspirations and Innovations Have Helped Define Our American Sound
Explore the rich history and contributions of Black composers in American music, from pioneers like Florence Price to contemporary artists like Kris Bowers and Jon Batiste.