E. CHARLTON FORTUNE AT THE PASADENA MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA ART

E CHARLTON FORTUNE

Here’s this week’s column from Angelus News: “E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit” is on view at the Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) through January 7, 2018. The exhibit, comprising approximately eighty works, was curated by Scott A. Shields, Ph.D., California art scholar and Associate Director of Sacramento’s Crocker Art Museum. Notes Shields: “In […]

THE RED SHOES

RED SHOES

As a child, Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was poor and forced to work for a living as a tailor’s apprentice. He suffered a lifelong unrequited love for opera singer Jenny Lind. His “fairy tales” are full of orphaned, abandoned, children, inanimate objects that suffer human emotions, and allegorical figures—the Ugly Duckling, the Little Mermaid—who speak […]

“LA SORGENTE”: TEN NEOCLASSICAL ARIAS BASED ON THE POETRY OF POPE JOHN PAUL II

LA SORGENTE

Mark your calendars for Sunday, October 8, 2017, 7:30 pm, at the John Anson Ford Theatre in Hollywood. For that is the night of the World Premiere of Victor Vanacore’s “La Sorgente,” a collection of ten neo-classical arias based on the poetry of Pope John Paul II. Vanacore is a Grammy-winning composer/arranger who has been […]