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Monthly Archives: June 2004

Putting on Broadway heirs


Strange. Brave. Incongruous. Any of these descriptions might apply to the Los Angeles Master Chorale’s final concert this season, titled "The New Broadway: Sondheim and Generation Next." To be performed at Walt Disney Concert Hall next Sunday and June 15, the program will feature songs by three composers who are critically acclaimed but not yet famous: Jason Robert Brown, Ricky Ian Gordon and Adam Guettel. The combination is certainly odd. The venerable Master Chorale is associated more with Bach, Mozart and Brahms than with newly minted show tunes, so it’s hard to imagine how songs by three avatars of musicalRead More »