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Beautiful Vocal Music Will Support Pediatric Cancer Research

Palisades High School singers are sponsoring a “Broken Hearts Concert!” at 8 p.m. on Friday, February 24, in Mercer Hall, 15777 Bowdoin Street. Residents who purchase a ticket to the concert will support Noah Federman’s Research for Pediatric Cancer at … Continue reading

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Matty Gottesman Releases First Single “Don’t Play Dumb”

“We’ll get it right the second time.” Singer/songwriter Matty Gottesman. By CHAZ PLAGER Pacific Palisades resident Matty Gottesman, released his first single “Don’t Play Dumb” on January 19. The singer-songwriter’s single has already racked up more than 10,000 views on … Continue reading

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Opera “The Marriage of Figaro” Discussed at the Palisades Library

Mary Johnston, one of the passionate and knowledgeable volunteers at LA Opera will give a talk about L.A. Opera’s presentation of The Marriage of Figaro. This opera will run through February 26 in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Johnston’s talk is free and will be held … Continue reading

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Pianist David Kaplan Will Perform at St. Matthew’s Music Guild

Pianist David Kaplan will present a solo recital entitled, “Quasi una fantasia” at St. Matthew’s Music Guild at 8 p.m. on Friday, February 10. “Quasi una fantasia” takes its name from the original title given to two sonatas by Beethoven: … Continue reading

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World Premiere and International Harpist Featured at Chamber Music Palisades

Chamber Music Palisades (CMP) presents its first concert of the new year on Wednesday, January 18, 8 pm, at St. Matthew’s Parish – and the program is spectacular. It includes host Alan Chapman, a world premiere, We Begin, by Derrick Skye … Continue reading

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Holiday Concerts to Fill the Air

By BERNICE FOX It’s beginning to sound a lot like the holiday season with many local choirs planning concerts in the next few weeks. Here’s a look at several upcoming local choral performances in order by date. Angel City Chorale – … Continue reading

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“Four Angels” Will Be Featured    

The world premiere of Grammy Award winner Richard Danielpour’s Four Angels for Clarinet and String Quartet will highlight St. Matthew’s Music Guild’s concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, November 11. Boris Allakhaverdyan, Los Angeles Philharmonic principal clarinet, will be the … Continue reading

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Violinist Movses Pogossian Featured at Guild’s Opening

St. Matthew’s Music Guild opens its 38th season of concerts at 8 p.m. on Friday, October 14, with renowned violinist Movses Pogossian. Pogossian has performed with members of the Tokyo, Kronos, and Brentano string quartets, and frequently collaborates with the … Continue reading

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Rihanna Selected to Perform at Next Super Bowl

  By BERNICE FOX   Former Palisadian Rihanna will be the halftime headliner at the next Super Bowl. The multi-Grammy winning pop and R&B singer will take the stage at Super Bowl LVII, on Sunday, February 12, 2023, in Glendale, Arizona. This … Continue reading

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Chamber Music Palisades Presents “Voice of Four Horns”

If a resident has never gone to a musical event sponsored by Chamber Music Palisades, the first concert of the 26th annual season promises to be spectacular. Quadre – The Voice of Four Horns will play at 8 p.m. on … Continue reading

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