Verdi Chorus to Close Season with “Verdissimo! Plus!”

The Verdi Chorus will finish their season with two performances of “Verdissimo! Plus!” at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Monica on Apr. 29 & 30, 2023. Soprano Jessica Tivens-Schneiderman, mezzo-soprano Danielle Marcell Bond, tenor Todd Wilander, and baritone Roberto Perlas Gómez will join the Verdi Chorus, the only choral group in Southern California that focuses on music for opera chorus. The concert will {…}

The Verdi Chorus to Launch Spring Season with ‘Helas mon Coeur’ Concert

On May 14, 2022, The Verdi Chorus will kick off its 39th season with the spring concert, titled “Helas mon Coeur.” Conducted by Founding Artistic Director Anne Marie Ketchum, the concert will be comprised of selections from Verdi’s “Ernani” and “Macbeth,” Beethoven’s “Fidelio,” Ponchielli’s “La Gioconda,” Giordano’s “Andrea Chenier,” and Offenbach’s “The Tales of Hoffman.” The concert will feature soprano {…}

‘Opera Gets Real’ in Two Concerts By Verdi Chorus This April

(Credit: Photo Courtesy of Verdi Chorus) The Verdi Chorus has announced that it will present “Opera Gets Real” for two performances this April at the First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica, California. The performances, set for April 18-19, 2020, will feature music from Verdi’s “Ernani” and “Macbeth,” Beethoven’s “Fidelio,” and “La Gioconda” and “Andrea Chénier.” The organization will also {…}

Verdi Chorus to Showcase ‘Love’s Passions & Potions’ in Fall Concerts

The Verdi Chorus has announced its fall concert, “Love’s Passions and Potions,” which will feature two performances at the First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica, California, on November 18th and 19th. The concert will showcase selections from Verdi’s “Giovanna d’Arco” and “Un Ballo in Maschera,” Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” and “The Elixir of Love,” Massenet’s “Manon,” and even some selections from Romberg’s “The Student Prince,” among others. The {…}