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Pasadena Chorale Presents One-Night-Only Concert With New Music by Dr. Zanaida Robles, Juhi Bansal, & Amy Gordon


Los Angeles-based, female composers will be featured on Pasadena Chorale’s one-night-only concert, “Brahms and Beyond.” These composers include Dr. Zanaida Robles, Juhi Bansal, and Amy Gordon, as well as Pasadena Chorale Executive and Artistic Director Jeffrey Bernstein and Pasadena Chorale member Kevin Hartnett. This will be the three female composers’ music debut with Pasadena Chorale. The program also consists of choral {…}


Works of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor & Zanaida Robles to be Featured in the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Celebration


Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church in Pasadena, California, will fete Black-English composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s 147th birthday with the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Celebration, featuring two special performances of the composer’s work. “Sacred Choral Music of Coleridge-Taylor and Robles” will be presented on August 12, 2022. The concert comprises a cross selection of sacred works by Coleridge-Taylor and Artistic Director and composer Dr. Zanaida {…}


Haydn & Handel Society to Celebrate Women’s Suffrage With Online Concert


The Handel and Haydn Society will celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in America on Nov. 8, 2020 at 3 p.m. ET. The online showcase will be led by the company’s Programming Consultant Reginald Mobley and will feature music that celebrates Queer Women, Women of Color, and Women of Boston. Among the works included are Isabella Leonarda’s “Venite, laetantes” and {…}


Handel And Haydn Society To Present ‘Nigra Sum Sed Formosa: I Am Black But Beautiful’


The Handel and Haydn Society will collaborate with Castle of Our Skins to present a free community concert, “Nigra Sum Sed Formosa: I Am Black But Beautiful.” According to the press release, the performance, directed by Reginald L. Mobley, Ashleigh Gordon, and Dr. Jennifer Kane, “will celebrate the breadth and depth of black artistry with powerful music from black composers across {…}