Musica Angelica of Long Beach announces four-concert season – press telegram
Musica Angelica, a Baroque orchestra using instruments from the Baroque era, has announced a return to live performances with a season of four concerts.
All concerts are given on Saturday nights at the Beverly O’Neill Theater at the Long Beach Entertainment Center. The ensemble then moved to the First Congregational Church in Los Angeles for a Sunday morning.
The season begins October 2 with Shakespeare’s Dream: Music Inspired By Three Great Plays by composers Matthew Locke and Henry Purcell. At Baroque Christmas, December 11, holiday music samples from five composers, including Bach and Handel.
The first concert in 2022 takes place a month later, on January 15, with From Vienna With Love. The music comes from the big three: Haydn, Mozart and Schubert.
This season’s finale will take place on March 19, featuring Vivaldi Meets Bach.
Musica Angelica is conducted by music director Martin Haselböck, internationally renowned organist, conductor and composer. The 27-year-old organization moved its headquarters to Long Beach in 2015.
Individual concert tickets range from $ 55 to $ 75, depending on the seat location. Series subscriptions are $ 320.
Tickets and more information are available at musicaangelica.org.