Season Opener – Jan Berry Baker, saxophone

ST. MATTHEW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 1031 Bienveneda Avenue, Pacific Palisades, CA, United States

Underwritten by the St. Matthew’s Music Guild’s Endowment Fund Our 40th Anniversary Season begins with a new Music Guild commission by our own Music Director and Conductor, Dwayne S. Milburn, as we celebrate the musicians and supporters who have contributed to our ongoing success. Prepare for a sonic spectacular that will fill every corner of […]

All-Beethoven Concert – Robert Thies, piano

ST. MATTHEW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 1031 Bienveneda Avenue, Pacific Palisades, CA, United States

Underwritten by a generous grant from the Colburn Foundation Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as a pianist of “unerring, warm-toned refinement, revealing judicious glimmers of power,” Robert Thies joins us as we spend an evening with the music of Beethoven. Thies first captured worldwide attention in 1995 when he won the Gold Medal at […]

Holiday Concert

ST. MATTHEW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 1031 Bienveneda Avenue, Pacific Palisades, CA, United States

This year marks the return of a beloved Music Guild holiday tradition – the combined forces of the Chamber Orchestra and Choir and Soloists of St. Matthew’s Parish presenting baroque favorites of the season. After Henry Purcell’s buoyant The Gordian Knot Untied and Arcangelo Corelli’s pastoral Christmas Concerto, the Choir and Soloists present one of […]

“Love Songs” for Valentine’s Day – David Kaplan, YuEun Gemma Kim, Liv Redpath, and Friends

ST. MATTHEW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 1031 Bienveneda Avenue, Pacific Palisades, CA, United States

Underwritten by a generous gift from the Estate of Mary Calfas Janos Pianist David Kaplan returns for a concert featuring violinist and Chamber Orchestra at St. Matthew’s Concertmaster, YuEun Gemma Kim and soprano Liv Redpath and friends. The New York Times noted Kaplan’s “striking imagination and creativity” and the Berliner Umschau said of Redpath “ […]

Denis Bouriakov, flute – Music by Mozart, Saint-Saëns, Frank, and Norfleet

ST. MATTHEW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 1031 Bienveneda Avenue, Pacific Palisades, CA, United States

The Chamber Orchestra will open with the world premiere of a new Music Guild commission by Los Angeles-based Dawn Norfleet, a versatile composer, performer and bandleader with a broad range of roots and inspiration, from Claudio Monteverdi to Charles Stepney. The concert continues with Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout by Gabriela Lena Frank, whose opera El […]

Stile Antico – “The Golden Renaissance” (Choral Arts Initiative concert)

Underwritten by a generous gift from James and Annabel MontgomeryMajor support for the Music Guild’s Choral Arts Initiative is provided by Gordon and Karen Dressler and founding and sustaining members of the Choral Arts Initiative The Music Guild’s Choral Arts Initiative continues to bring the world’s finest choral ensembles to the Los Angeles area.  The […]

Bonus Concert – free to all 2024-2025 subscribers

ST. MATTHEW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 1031 Bienveneda Avenue, Pacific Palisades, CA, United States

Happy Anniversary Opus 86! – Nathan Laube, organ C.B. Fisk Organ, we are pleased to co-host – with St. Matthew’s Church – a special Sunday afternoon recital by Nathan Laube, one the foremost organists of his generation. C.B. Fisk’s Opus 86 tracker pipe organ was dedicated in a series of recitals in May, 1985, and […]

Season Finale – Inna Faliks, piano

ST. MATTHEW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 1031 Bienveneda Avenue, Pacific Palisades, CA, United States

Celebrated as “adventurous and passionate” (The New Yorker), Ukrainian-born pianist Inna Faliks returns to St. Matthew’s to perform the West-coast premiere of Richard Danielpour’s Piano Concerto No. 4 (A Hero’s Journey).  A frequent collaborator with Mr. Danielpour, Ms. Faliks shares a passion with the Grammy Award-winning composer for deep lyricism and brilliant virtuosity.  Rossini’s sparkling […]