Led by Music Director Martin Haselboeck, Musica Angelica presents wide-ranging programs encompassing music from the early Baroque through the early Classical era.
Now in its 30th season, Musica Angelica is firmly established as Southern California’s preeminent historical performance ensemble, being described as “Southern California’s most important early music ensemble” the LA Times. Led by Music Director and world-renowned organist, Martin Haselböck, the ensemble has toured internationally to widespread acclaim.
Musica Angelica musicians play on authentic instruments of the period, or carefully crafted replicas. The ensemble performs its own series of concerts in Long Beach and Los Angeles and is in demand as a collaborative ensemble performing alongside LA Opera, the LA Master Chorale, Long Beach Camerata Singers Pacific Chorale and Long Beach Opera. Since 1992 Musica Angelica has produced several outstanding CDs with Concertos by Vivaldi and Telemann, Bach Cantatas and Operas by Handel. Major concert tours brought the orchestra to South America and major European Music Festivals. They have performed joint ventures with the Wiener Akademie including tours of St. Matthew Passion in Mexico, Italy, Germany and Hungary and touring two music theater pieces “The infernal Comedy“ and “The Giacomo Variations“ with actor John Malkovich.