Renaissance Madrigals and More in Los Angeles Chamber Singers Quintet's Musica Transalpina
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St. Patrick's Day falls on Monday this year, but you can still get your green beer and corned beef on "St. Practice Day" -- aka Saturday, March 15. The Queen Mary is hosting Shamrock 'N' Roll, a night of live music, pub games, Irish food, and of course, the ubiquitous green beer. Bands include The Mansfield Band (featuring Irish singer Anita Mansfield and Emmy-winning bass player Damon Stout), The MVPs (who have appeared with acts such as Santana, Ray Charles and more), Green Ashes, Craic Haus (an Irish rockabilly band), Dublin Public and Them Novus. And if you're worried about sacrificing basketball for partying, don't be. They'll be showing the conference tournament championship games on the ship. Full schedule is below. Learn More
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.