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Caroline Shaw: Re-Imagining the Potential of the Human Voice

Caroline Shaw: Re-Imagining the Potential of the Human Voice

Celebrating the Classical California Ultimate Playlist, this article highlights the talents of Caroline Shaw, a NYC-based violinist, singer, and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer known for her unique vocal compositions.

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09/13/2021
Your Ultimate Choral Playlist

Your Ultimate Choral Playlist

Explore Brian Lauritzen's top picks for the Classical California Ultimate Playlist, featuring diverse choral works from Beethoven to Ellington. Vote for your favorites now!

ccup
09/11/2020
Vox Femina Reaches Toward the Future

Vox Femina Reaches Toward the Future

Vox Femina, an all-treble choir, successfully hosts its first Concert for Youth, aiming to inspire future choral singers. They plan a tribute to the LGBTQ community in June.

Community
05/08/2020
A Local 11th Grader’s Journey from Choir to Composer

A Local 11th Grader’s Journey from Choir to Composer

17-year-old composer Christopher O'Brien shares his journey from choir member to composer, attributing his success to the National Children’s Chorus. His new piece, Flames, premieres on December 4th.

Community
12/03/2019
Homeless ‘Subway Soprano’ Serenades Social Media

Homeless ‘Subway Soprano’ Serenades Social Media

"Subway Soprano" Emily Zamourka, a homeless woman in LA, gained fame after LAPD posted her opera performance. Her life is changing with crowdfunding efforts, a recording contract offer, and a concert invitation.

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10/04/2019
Renée Fleming on LA Opera’s New Musical/Opera Crossover

Renée Fleming on LA Opera’s New Musical/Opera Crossover

LA Opera presents "The Light in the Piazza" starring Renée Fleming, Dove Cameron, and others. The musical explores a family vacation that takes an unexpected turn. Runs Oct 12-20.

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10/03/2019