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Anne Tomlinson

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Anne Tomlinson

Anne Tomlinson, Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Children's Chorus, conducts the Concert Choir and Chamber Singers and is responsible for the educational and artistic development of the Chorus. She is also Children's Chorus Mistress for Los Angeles Opera. Over the last ten years, she has prepared children for major operatic works including the world premiere of Tobias Picker's children's opera Fantastic Mr. Fox, based upon the story by Roald Dahl. In these productions, Tomlinson has worked with Placido Domingo, Andrew Litton, and Julius Rudel, among others. She has also prepared children's choirs for Los Angeles Philharmonic performances of Stavinsky's Persephone, John Adams' El Nino, Mahler's Symphony No. 3, Orff's Carmina Burana, and a fully staged production of Bernstein's Mass at the Hollywood Bowl in the summer of 2004. Los Angeles Master Chorale presentations include Orff's Carmina Burana under the direction of Grant Gershon and Paul Salamunovich. Live broadcasts include the January 2005 Chamber Singers performance on NPR's nationally syndicated radio program, "From the Top."

Groups directed - Los Angeles Children's Chorus

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Discography

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Los Angeles Children's Chorus : 20 Years of Artistry : 00  1 CD : Anne Tomlinson : 

Los Angeles Children's Chorus : 20 Years of Artistry

Review: This recording celebrates two decades of educating, developing and inspiring musically talented children and helping them attain the highest level of choral artistry. Building upon a tradition of excellence this top-notch choir provides a comprehensive music education and performance program for children from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds. This CD represents repertoire that choristers have learned and performed throughout the 20 years and clearly demonstrate that their reputation for excellence is well deserved.

Songlist: Jubilant The Music , Pie Jesu, Jazz-Man, Path To The Moon , Laudemus, Non Nobis Domine, Mayim, Mayim, Schmuckt Das Frohe Fest Mit Maien , Yo Le Canto Todo El Dia , This Christmas Tide, Carol Of The Bels, The Psalm From El Nino, Cantique De Jean Racine, Noel Des Enfants Qui N'ont Plus De MAison , Dana Nobis Pacem / GIve Us Peace, Song For Mira , It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing), Sound Of The Trumpet, La Fiera De Mast' Andereat

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8550c 00 1 CD $15.95 Mixed Childrens Choirs


Los Angeles Children's Chorus : Future Sounds, Past Inspirations

Review: The Los Angeles Children's Chorus, serving children from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds, providing them with a comprehensive music education and performance program. The Concert Choir, for instance, has performed with the LA Philharmonic, the LA Master Chorale and LA Chamber Orchestra, and at the Hollywood Bowl. Touring is an important part of the program, the choir has toured throughout Europe, Australia, and North America in previous seasons. "Future" includes highlights from the 2002-03 season, which focused on contemporary repertoire and techniques, as well as cherished traditional songs. 19 songs, with some accompaniment, divided into 3 sections, "Future Sounds," which includes John Adams' eclectic "The Palm from El Nino," and Pekka Kostianinen's difficult, striking "Revontulet;" "Past Inspirations," which includes Jacob Handl's lovely "Congratulamini Mihi Omnes," George F. Handl's "Sing With Pleasure," Randall Thompson's sweet "Echo From Two Childhood Songs" and "Away From The Roll of the Sea," by Allister MacGillivrey; and "In Celebration Of The Holidays," which includes Bach's soaring "O Jesulein Suss," Britten's "Deo Gratias," W.H. Perry's "To Bethlehem" and the traditional "Riu, Riu, Chiu." This is one of the finest young choruses in the world, effortlessly singing a difficult, well-chosen repertoire.

Songlist: Psalm 150 (Sir David Willcocks), The Palm from El Nino (John Adams), Aglepta (Arne Mellnas), Revontulet (Pekka Kostianinen), Past Inspirations:, Congratulamini Mihi Omnes (Jacob Handl), Laudamus te (Antonio Vivaldi), Sing With Pleasure (George F. Handel), Echo from Two Childhood Songs (Randall Thompson), L'ete (Ruth Watson Henderson), Away from the Rolls of the Sea (Allister MacGilivrey), In Celbration of the Holidays:, Mi Ze Hidlick (arr. Valerie Shields), Tryley, Trylow (Mark Sirett), O Jesulein Suss (J. S. Bach), Deo Gratias (Benjamin Britten), Nino Lindo (arr. Ruth Boshkoff), To Bethlehem (W.H. Perry), Riu, Riu, Chiu (arr. Tomlinson), In Memoriam for Janice Burgoyne, Think on Me (Mary Queen of Scots)

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7088c 00 1 CD $15.98 Mixed Childrens Choirs


Los Angeles Children's Chorus : Sing! : 00  1 CD : Anne Tomlinson : 

Los Angeles Children's Chorus : Sing!

Review: The world-renowned LACC consists of 200 children from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds in four choirs who sing a repertoire varying from classical works to art songs, folk songs and spirituals, and new compositions commissioned by the Chorus. "Fifteen Years" includes live highlights from the 2000-01 Fifteenth Anniversary season. 18 songs, some accompanied," divided into four categories: "Songs of the World" includes Malcolm Dalglish's wonderful "Sail Away," Enrique Feliu's "Ciclo Carol Infanti" and the traditional Mexican "Las Amarillas;" "Songs for the Holidays," which includes the rousing "S'vivon," Jester Hairston's calypso carol "Mary's Little Boy Child" and Britten's "This Little Babe;" Songs of the Oldest Art," including Handl's "Art Thou Troubled?" (from Rodelinda) and Bach's "Ich Jauchze;" and "Songs of the Newest Skill," which include Paul Gibson's masterful "Alice Through A Looking Glass" Suite, "The Walrus and the Carpenter," "Beneath A Sunny Sky" and "The Jabberwocky." An excellent "Best-Of" live CD from one of the best childrens choruses in the world!

Songlist: Sail Away , Nodle Kangbyon , Le Grillon , Ciclo Carol Infanti , Las Amarillas, S'vivon, Mary's Little Boy Child, Here We Come A-Wassailing, The Star Carol , This Little Babe , Wiegenlied, Songs of the Oldest Art..., Art Thou Troubled? from Rodelinda , Ich Jauchze, Cantique de Jean Racine , Songs of the Newest Skill..., Cantate Domino, Suite: Alice Through A Looking Glass, The Walrus and the Carpenter, Beneath A Sunny Sky, The Jabberwocky

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7089c 00 1 CD $15.98 Mixed Childrens Choirs


Los Angeles Children's Chorus : Soundscapes

Review: Founded in 1986, LACC has over 240 choristers in 5 choirs: Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Intermediate, Apprentice and Preparatory Choirs. Their repertoire includes classical works, gospel, spiritual and folk songs, jazz pieces and pieces commissioned for the Chorus. They have sung with the LA Philharmonic, LA Master Chorale, LA Chamber Orchestra and LA Opera, and have toured extensively in the US, Canada, Europe and South America. This collection of 19 songs features all but the Preparatory Choir variously in 4 "Sounds of" groups: "Joy and Love," "Many Lands and People," "Praise" and "Celebrations." Monteverdi's "Chioma d'oro," the Israeli folksong "Dodi-Li," the French folksong "Une Poule Blanc," Bencini's "Alleluia, Ascendit Deus," the spiritual "My Lord, What a Morning," Bach's "Bereite dich, Zion," and Debussy's "Noel des enfants" are among many favorites. "Soundscapes" is a poised, masterful collection by one of America's finest childrens' choruses. All songs are accompanied, at least lightly.

Songlist: Sound the Trumpet (Henry Purcell), Chioma d'oro (Claudio Monteverdi), El Desdichado (Camille Saint Saens), Dodi-Li (Israeli folksong, arr. Raso), Revontulet (Pekka Kostianen), The Loving Mother (Dimitri Shostakovich), Une Poule Blanche (French Folksong), Un Canadien Errant (French-Canadian folksong), Allein Gott (German Chorale, Decius), Alleluia, Ascendit Deus (Pietro Bencini), Lift Thine Eyes (Felix Mendelssohn), Canticle to the Spirit (Eleanor Daley) , Each Life That Touches Ours (Paul Gibson), My Lord, What a Morning (Spiritual), Long Ago in Bethlehem (Moravian Carol), Tyrley, Tyrlow (Mark Sirett), Bereite dich, Zion (J.S. Bach), Noel des enfants (Claude Debussy), Christ is Here (Ruth Watson Henderson)

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7687c 00 1 CD $9.95 Mixed Childrens Choirs


Los Angeles Children's Chorus : Voices Raised in Song : 00  1 CD : Anne Tomlinson / Mandy Brigham / Stephanie Naifeh : 

Los Angeles Children's Chorus : Voices Raised in Song

Review: The latest release from this wonderful children's choir includes the highlights from their 2005-05 season, their most successful season to date. Under the direction of Anne Tomlinson the choir continues to grow and has developed into one's of the nation's finest. The recording features some choral classics such as "Come Ye Makers of Song" and Vivaldi's " Domine Deus, Agnus Dei", some folksongs and a nice selection of Christmas carols from around the world.

Songlist: Come, Ye Makers Of Song, Domine Deus, Agnus Dei, We Will Sing Joy, Dona Nobis Pocem Give Us Peace, Agnus Dei , Mi'kmaq Honour Song, Seligkeit, Au Bord De L'eau, The Cloths Of Heaven, The Loving Mother, Samba Do Aviao, A Lo Claire Fontaone, The Handsome Butcher, Hine Ma Tov, Personet Hodie, Bring A Torch, Jeanette, Isabella, The Cuckoo Carol, Frobisher Bay, Bashana Habo-ah, The Virgin Baby Boy, He Came Down

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8452c 00 1 CD $15.98 Mixed Childrens Choirs

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