SoCal Classical Music Lists, March 10-17: Tafelmusik, Salastina Music Society and more



Camerata Pacifica Beethoven’s String Quartet in E flat major with the Calder Quartet and Ives’ Piano Sonata No. 2, “Concord, Mass., 1840-60” with pianist Molly Morkoski. Ventura County Museum, 100 E. Main St., Ventura. Sun, 3 p.m. Also at the Huntington, Rothenberg Hall, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. Tue, 7:30 p.m .; Zipper Hall, Colburn School, 200 S. Grand Ave., LA Thursday, 8:00 PM; and UC Santa Barbara, Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Road, Santa Barbara. Fri, 7:30 p.m. $ 58. (805) 884-8410.

The mercy of Titus Tenor Russell Thomas plays the role of the titular Roman Emperor in the production of Mozart’s opera by LA Opera; in Italian with English surtitles. Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Ave., LA Sunday, 2:00 p.m .; Wed, 7:30 p.m .; Sat, 7:30 p.m .; ends March 24. $ 16 and more. (213) 972-8001.

Dudamel & Yuja Wang Gustavo Dudamel conducts the LA Phil in Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, as well as the world premiere of “Must the Devil Have All the Good Tunes?” with pianist Wang. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., LA Sunday, 2 p.m. $ 86 – $ 258. (323) 850-2000.

Hamburg Girls’ Choir The ensemble performs works by composers from Northern Europe during their early days in Southern California; presented by the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus. Pasadena Presbyterian Church, 585 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Sun, 7 p.m. Free. (626) 793-4231.

Kaleidoscope chamber orchestra works by Mozart, Joan Tower, Josep Maria Guix, Valerie Coleman and Paquito D’Rivera. First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica, 1220 2nd St., Santa Monica. Sun, 2 p.m. Pay what you can.

The Music Fair The intimate chamber music series continues with “French Romances”, a program of works for voice, strings and piano by Debussy, Faure and Franck. Dorothy Chandler Hall, 5th Floor Lounge, 135 N. Grand Ave., LA Sunday, 4:45 p.m. $ 45, $ 85. (310) 498-0257.

Los Robles Main Choir Copland’s “In the Beginning” with mezzo-soprano Niké St. Clair, as well as “Requiem” by composer-in-residence Jasper Randall. Agoura Performing Arts and Education Center, Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. Sun, 4 p.m. $ 16, $ 31. (805) 526-7464.

The magic flute Pacific Opera Project offers a video game-like interpretation of Mozart’s romantic fantasy; sung in English. The El Portal Theater, 5269 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. Sun, 3 p.m. $ 20- $ 60. (818) 508-4200.

Music as a revelation Brian Lauritzen of KUSC is hosting this fundraiser for the Hear Now Festival of Los Angeles Composers, featuring live performances and a panel discussion. Private residence, address provided to ticket holders, Woodland Hills. Sun. 4 p.m. $ 100-200. (800) 838-3006.

Aubree Oliverson The young violinist plays works by Handel, Prokofiev, Messiaen and others in recital. Soka Performing Arts Center, 1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo. Sun, 3 p.m. $ 16, $ 20. (949) 480-4278.

Catering concerts Violinist Ben Powell and pianist Leo Marcus perform Franck’s Violin Sonata as well as upcoming jazz selections. South Pasadena Public Library, Community Hall, 1115 El Centro Street, South Pasadena. Sun, 4 p.m. $ 20. (626) 799-6333.

Second Sunday for two The Hausmann Quartet performs works for strings by Haydn, Jessie Montgomery and others. Rolling Hills United Methodist Church, 26438 Crenshaw Blvd., Rolling Hills Estates. Sun, 2 p.m. Free; donations accepted. (310) 316-5574.

Sunday Live Young Musicians Foundation chamber ensembles perform quartets by Haydn and Prokofiev. LACMA, Bing Theater, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., LA Sunday, 6 p.m. Free. (323) 857-6234.

Baroque orchestra Tafelmusik Canadian period instrument ensemble joined by guest artists for enhanced video program “Tales of Two Cities: The Leipzig-Damascus Coffee House”, featuring works by Bach, Handel, Telemann, Monteverdi, Omar Al Batsh, Sheik Abul Ela Mohamed and others. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., LA Sunday, 7:30 p.m. $ 20- $ 109. (323) 850-2000.

Topanga Symphony Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter”, the five pieces for string orchestra by Hindemith and more. Topanga Community House, 1440 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. Sun, 3 p.m. Free.

Eric Owens and Lawrence Brownlee The The bass-baritone and tenor perform selections from operas as well as show arias, standards, spirituals and more, accompanied by pianist Myra Huang. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., LA Wednesday, 8 p.m. $ 20 – $ 114. (323) 850-2000.

Mid-week recital series AlmaNova Duo performs works for flute and guitar. First United Methodist Church, 1008 11th St., Santa Monica. Wed, 12:10 p.m. Free. (310) 393-8258.

Scottish music tattoo and parade Bagpipers, drummers, dancers etc. from Edinburgh, Scotland perform. Musco Center for the Arts, Chapman University, 415 N. Glassell St., Orange. Thu, 7:30 p.m. $ 45-65. (844) 626-8726.

Microfest: The Lyris Quartet The string ensemble performs works by composer Ben Johnston. Boston Court Pasadena, 70 N. Mentor Ave. Pasadena. Sat, 8 p.m. $ 20- $ 35. (626) 683-6801.

Out of reality The classical alternative cello ensemble performs. Lewis Family Playhouse at the Victoria Gardens Cultural Center, 12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga. Sat, 8 p.m. $ 28- $ 35. (909) 477-2775.

Nils Frahm The German composer and pianist made his debut at Disney Hall. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., LA Saturday, 8 p.m. $ 42- $ 107. (323) 850-2000.

The interludes The Latsos Piano Duo with Anna Fedorova-Latso and Giorgi Latso plays pieces by Schubert, Brahms, Mendelssohn and Rachmaninoff. First Lutheran Church, 2900 W. Carson St., Torrance. Sat, 3 p.m. Free; donations accepted. (310) 316-5574.

It looks beautiful: Sakura Salastina Music Society presents works for cello by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Falla, Fauré and Gibbons. Pasadena Conservatory, Barrett Hall, 100 N. Hill Ave., Pasadena. Sat, 8 p.m. Also, private residence, address provided to ticket holders, Malibu. Next Sunday, 3 p.m. $ 10- $ 40.

Stabat Mater Orange County Women’s Chorus performs the 18th century composition of Pergolesi as well as other vocal works. Newport Harbor Lutheran Church, 798 Dover Drive, Newport Beach. Sat, 7 p.m. Also at St. Wilfrid of York Episcopal Church, 18631 Chapel Lane, Huntington Beach. Next Sunday, 3 p.m. $ 15- $ 30. (949) 451-8590.

Third @ First Soprano Liv Redpath performs art songs and arias by Schubert, Debussy, Mozart, Verdi and others. First United Methodist Church, 500 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Sat, 4 p.m. Free; donations accepted. (626) 796-0157.

The Villiers Quartet: undoubtedly music for strings Works by English composers including Thea Musgrave and Frank Bridge. Boston Court Pasadena, 70 N. Mentor Ave. Pasadena. Sat, 8 p.m. $ 20- $ 35. (626) 683-6801.

The Durufulé Requiem The Los Angeles Master Chorale led by associate conductor Jenny Wong revisits the choral work of the French composer and performs “How to Go On” by Dale Trumbore. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., LA Next Sunday, 7 p.m. $ 29 and up. (213) 972-7282.

Friedrich Edelmann and Rebecca Rust The bassoonist and his wife, cellist, perform works by Bach, Mozart and others. Los Angeles Holocaust Museum, 100 S. The Grove Drive, LA Next Sun., 4 p.m. Free; reservations required. (323) 651-3704.

Choirmaster Los Cancioneros Haydn’s “Harmony” and Rutter’s Requiem. Armstrong Theater, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. Next Sunday, 7 p.m. $ 15, $ 25. (310) 781-7171.

Music in the mansion The Latsos Piano Duo with Anna Fedorova-Latso and Giorgi Latso plays pieces by Schubert, Brahms, Mendelssohn and Rachmaninoff. Greystone Mansion, 905 Loma Vista Dr., Beverly Hills. Next Sunday, 2 p.m. $ 20. (310) 285-6850.

The Phantom of the Opera Organist Dennis James accompanies a screening of the 1925 silent horror classic in black and white with Lon Chaney; presented by Pacific Symphony. Segerstrom Arts Center, Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Next Sunday, 3 p.m. $ 10 and more. (714) 755-5799.

Reverence (Homage to Kurtág) Dilijan Chamber Music Series presents works by Kurtág, Schubert, Rachmaninov and Bartók, as well as two world premieres. Colburn School, Zipper Hall, 200 S. Grand Ave., LA Next Sunday, 3 p.m. $ 20, $ 35. (818) 500-9997.

Sunday Live The Lastos Piano Duo performs works by Schubert. LACMA, Bing Theater, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., LA Next Sunday, 6 p.m. Free. (323) 857-6234.



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