Join KUSC host Brian Lauritzen and choreographer Grete Gryzwana for an intimate journey through the profound spirituality and timeless splendor of Handel’s Messiah. Discover more about Messiah’s inspiring history, music, and meanings, interspersed with this unique performance, prerecorded in January of 2016.
Brian Lauritzen is the weekday afternoon drive host for Classical KUSC and the nationally syndicated radio broadcasts of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Brian is one of Southern California’s most sought-after speakers about classical music.
The Salastina Music Society founded and directed by Kevin Kumar and Maia Jasper-White in 2010, invites listeners to join with composers, musicians and artists to celebrate the beauty of the past and present and to carry it into the future with a spirit of inclusiveness.
Grete Gryzwana founded the acclaimed Epiphany Dance Company in 1996 with the vision to pair dance with great works of sacred music, poetry, prose, scriptures and art. Grete has developed uncommon dances to the prose of CS Lewis, the poetry of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, T.S. Eliot, and Rilke and more. Grete is a parishioner at Holy Family.
Patty Wickman is a nationally recognized visual artist whose paintings investigate non-linear narratives within a realist framework. A professor and Vice Chair of UCLA’s Department of Art, she received her MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and is a longtime parishioner at Holy Family and alumna of Holy Family School.
Monday, December 21st
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PST
Only via Zoom