Founded by Yulene Velásquez in November 2015, the Schola Cantorum of New Orleans is a chamber choir inspired by the Schola Cantorum of Venezuela. The group performs new works by local composers, and contemporary choral music that reflects the diversity of cultures in New Orleans and around the world. The performance will include new compositions, including the Mass (2016) by acclaimed New Orleans composer Tucker Fuller, as well as traditional music from Catalonia, Macedonia and Bolivia. Suggested donation: $20.00.
One of the most widely celebrated soloists of his generation, Pavel Steidl has performed in more than 40 countries around the world to enthusiastic acclaim. The concert will include works by Ferdinand Sor, Pedro Jiminez de Abril Tirado, Niccolo Paganini, J.S. Bach, Isaac Albeniz and Carlo Domeniconi. Tickets Available Now Online: $35 General/ $25 Students & Seniors.
Original compositions and improvisations performed by pianist LadyBabyMiss and experimental choreographer Elery Burton. Free to the public; donations requested.
Theresa Tova, Natasha Ramer and Latvian-born international singing star Aelita perform Russian songs that sustained the Russian home front population during the terrible days of the Second World War. Accompanying are Vadim Kolpakov, Russian Roma 7-String Guitarist, and pianist Boris Fogel of the Bolshoi Theatre. Tickets: $25 General/$20 Seniors/ $15 Students. Available now online!
Helen Jane Long is an award-winning film composer whose musicology brings indie culture to classical and soundtrack music. This one-time Warner Bros. composer left it all behind to create her own record label, publishing company and destiny. Her signature sound is cinematic classical and she’s kicking and dragging it into the future with her stunning fourth release, “Identity”. Tickets: $30/$20 Students & Seniors, available online now.