Concert pianist Vania Pimentel, born and raised in Brazil, has been promoting Brazilian music in creative recital programs. She has a BA in Music and another BA in Philosophy from Brazil, KA graduate artist diploma from Germany, Masters in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, and DMA from the University of Houston. Her doctoral dissertation was on Brazilian toccatas, and her CD “Brazilian Toccatas and Toccatinas” was praised by the Brazilian Academy of Music and newspaper critics in Rio de Janeiro.
The Palomar Symphony Orchestra emerges from its Heart2Heart online season
with a LIVE concert of music that speaks to our shared humanity. Bizet’s opera,
Carmen, explores the darker side of ecstatic love and hate, while Copland’s suite
from “Our Town” celebrates the simple joys of family and community.
“The accelerating chain reaction of extreme climate events can only be countered
by an equal and opposite change reaction of people dedicated to transformation.
We will be participating with theatres all over the globe, creating an engaging and
energizing performance experience featuring selections from the 50 international
plays chosen for this year’s action.
Larry Thompson has been recording and performing music in the Temecula area for ten years. He is a finger style guitar player and is known for his songwriting, which runs the gamut from soft and sad to humorous and satirical. His most recent album, “Melancholy Rose", was released in late 2020. He can be heard on Apple Music and Spotify. In his other life, he was an English/Drama teacher at Temecula Valley High School for 29 years.
Please join us for Palomar College’s the Composers Concert of Palomar College. Enjoy a wide range of stylistic approaches as each student composer is free to explore
their own compositional voice in the style of their choosing, while simultaneously being challenged to achieve excellence in their craft. Come and support your classmates and
hear the music of tomorrow, today.
Join the Palomar Chorale and Palomar Chamber Singers as they return to the
concert stage to perform a diverse selection of choral music. The program will
center around José Mauricio Nunes Garcia’s Missa para a noite de Natal (Mass
for Christmas Night), a rarely performed work from Brazil. The program will also
feature works and arrangements by Ryan Brandau, Judith Herrington, Maddalena
Casulana, Mark De-Lisser and more.