Reviews

  • Clay pots and electronic loops – what’s chamber music coming to?

    December 5, 2016

    Clay pots and electronic loops – what’s chamber music coming to? Camerata Pacifica at Hahn Hall, Friday evening, November 18. Bach stitches it all together, old and new by Joseph Miller December 3, 2016 Artists are always stretched by a tension between past and future, known and unknown. When..more »

  • FROM CLASSIC TO EDGY | Camerata Pacifica’s far-out program spans 300 years of compositions

    December 2, 2016

    FROM CLASSIC TO EDGY | Camerata Pacifica’s far-out program spans 300 years of compositions by Leslie Westbrook Ventura County Reporter November 16, 2016 Camerata Pacifica – Ani Aznivoorian & Ji Hye Jung 11/18/16 Hahn Hall – Photo by David Bazemore For those who love Bach (and who..more »

  • Bach forever! Camerata Pacifica enters the fray

    December 2, 2016

    Photo by David Bazemore Bach forever! Camerata Pacifica enters the fray by Mark Swed The Los Angeles Times November 17, 2016 There can be no escaping J.S. Bach. He inevitably tops surveys of the world’s greatest composers. An enterprising scholar should be able to write a book-length study of..more »

  • Flute Loops

    May 20, 2016

    Flute Loops by Richard Mineards Montecito Journal Miscellany May 19, 2016 Over at the Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall, it was the turn of Camerata Pacifica to wrap up its 26th season where Irish founder and flautist Adrian Spence announced they were ending their lunchtime concert program..more »

  • Classical Camerata

    April 25, 2016

    Classical Camerata by Richard Mineards Montecito Journal Miscellany April 21, 2016 Camerata Pacifica, which is celebrating its 26th season, staged one of its most unusual performances yet at the Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall. The lunchtime concert launched with Nigel Osborne’s..more »

  • Violinist Kristin Lee and pianist Molly Morkoski join Camerata Pacifica’s principal violist Richard O’Neill

    March 15, 2016

    Violinist Kristin Lee and pianist Molly Morkoski join Camerata Pacifica’s principal violist Richard O’Neill Beethoven’s ‘Kreutzer’ Sonata and Rachmaninoff’s Op. 19 performed at Hahn Hall, March 4 Tuesday, March 15, 2016 By Joseph Miller Santa Barbara..more »

  • Camerata Pacifica: Steam-Punk Perfect

    January 27, 2016

    Camerata Pacifica: Steam-Punk Perfect January 22, 2016 By Daniel Kepl Casa Magazine   FASHIONISTAS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY INSPIRED AND ÜBER CLOCKWORK ACCESSORIZED COUTURE CRAZE KNOWN AS STEAMPUNK could not have been disappointed last Friday night at Hahn Hall on the Music Academy of the..more »

  • Camerata Pacifica at Hahn Hall, Friday, January 15: A Dozen Musicians go Steampunk at this 2016 Opener

    January 27, 2016

    Camerata Pacifica at Hahn Hall, Friday, January 15 A Dozen Musicians go Steampunk at this 2016 Opener Friday January 22, 2016 By Joseph Miller   When British-American composer David Bruce accepted the commission from Carnegie Hall that resulted in the octet ‘Steampunk’ (2011), did he ever..more »

  • Ventura County Star: Camerata Pacifica takes to stage Friday

    January 19, 2016

    Camerata Pacifica takes to stage Friday Ventura County Star ..more »

  • SOUNDS OF THE SCENE

    December 7, 2015

    SOUNDS OF THE SCENE Chamber gymnastics, back to Bach By Josef Woodard, NewsPress Correspondent November 27, 2015 12:00 AM Whenever the veteran (26 years and counting) chamber ensemble Camerata Pacifica dips into the well of Bach – as it did with last season’s finale of the Brandenburg..more »

  • MUSIC: Winds in the chamber, plus a returning pianist voice

    December 7, 2015

    MUSIC: Winds in the chamber, plus a returning pianist voice Camerata Pacifica’s program focuses on wind players but also features accomplished pianist Molly Morkoski, remembered for her smashing local performance with Dawn Upshaw several years ago By Josef Woodard, News­Press Correspondent..more »

  • Camerata Pacifica’s All-Brandenburg Season Closer

    May 22, 2015

    Camerata Pacifica’s All-Brandenburg Season Closer: J.S. Bach’s Six Masterwork Concerti Saturday, May 16, at Hahn Hall Friday, May 22, 2015 By Joseph Miller   To call it a bookend would not be quite right; that would imply the completion of a volume, and for the fabulous chamber group..more »

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