February 13, 1993 |
Everybody, it seems, wants to correct lutanist Michael Eagan's spelling. He sent out press releases announcing upcoming concerts by his Elizabethan music group, "A Musicall Dreame," only to watch newspapers regularize the spelling to "Musical Dream." But the two Ls and the extra E are correct--and intentional, he says.
January 27, 2007 |
Los Angeles-based Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra will make its first international tour, performing Bach's "St. Matthew Passion" in Mexico, Hungary, Austria, Spain, Italy and Germany, as well as in Los Angeles; Savannah, Ga.; and New York, March 17 through April 8. The orchestra, under the leadership of Martin Haselbock, also will make four recordings for the Germany-based New Classical Adventure label.
August 20, 2004
UCLA gift: The estate of Azadia Mamoulian, the widow of famed film director Rouben Mamoulian, has donated $1.1 million to the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television to establish an endowed chair in theater and movie directing. 'Smile' doc: Showtime has set Oct. 5 for the premiere of "Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of 'Smile,' " a documentary about the former Beach Boys composer's efforts last year to complete an album he'd begun work on 37 years earlier.
February 1, 1999 |
The early music world requires a delicate balance of historicism and sensuousness, the art of bringing antiquities to empathetic, very present-day life. The fine and inspiring Los Angeles-based early music group Musica Angelica, which began its seventh concert season Friday at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, has that agenda well in hand.
June 16, 1998
The 24th annual Seal Beach Chamber Music Festival has announced six free Wednesday concerts, to run July 1 through run Aug. 5. * July 1: Palo Verde Trio: Peter Marsh, violin; Charles baker, cello; Alison Edwards, piano: Beethoven's Trio No. 1; Martinu's Five Short Pieces; Brahms Trio No 1. * July 8: Musica Angelica: Michael Eagan, director, lute; Daniel Plaster, tenor; Inga LaRose, recorders; Mark Chatfield, baroque cello: Music by Monteverdi, Cavalli, Caccini, Cima, Galelei.
February 22, 1993 |
A new, locally based early-music group calling itself A Musicall Dreame gave its local debut Saturday at Pasadena Presbyterian Church--it performed in Westwood and Irvine the preceding weekend--in an exploration of the Elizabethan love song. Lots of Elizabethan love songs.