Renaissance Madrigals and More in Los Angeles Chamber Singers Quintet's Musica Transalpina
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Two iconic American rock groups will share the stage at the Fabulous Forum this summer as Cheap Trick joins Boston for their "Heaven on Earth" tour. Known for their killer pop hooks, Boston sold millions during the '70s and '80s with their catchy version of prog rock. Their self-titled debut was one of the fastest-selling pop debuts in history, spawning three hit singles that became American classics: "More Than a Feeling," "Long Time" and "Peace of Mind." At the same time, Cheap Trick was perfecting the delicate balance between power pop and hard rock that made them a major influence on future punk, metal and alternative bands. Songs like "I Want You to Want Me," "Surrender" and "Dream Police," along with their dynamic live performances, sealed their reputation as arena rock gods. Now, 40 years into their careers, the two bands are still going strong. The "Heaven on Earth" tour is traveling the country in support of Boston's sixth studio album release, Life, Love & Hope, and this is one of a select few appearances where Cheap Trick will be performing with them. Learn More
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The Los Angeles Chamber Singers Quintet, under music director Peter Rutenberg, presents Musica Transalpina, a virtuosic collection of solo madrigals and part-songs from 16th-century Europe for two, three, four and five voices. Featured composers are Thomas Morley, William Byrd, John Wilbye, William Cornysh, John Ward, Clement Janequin, Josquin Des Prez, Claudio Monteverdi, Adriano Banchieri, Orlandus Lassus, Heinrich Isaac, and Hans Leo Hassler. The gamut of period specialties is explored, from standard English and Italian fa-la madrigals, German Lieder and French chansons, to rhapsodic laments, programmatic madrigals and laugh-out-loud humorous confections, all bearing the unmistakable elegance, wit and charm for which the Renaissance is known.