I have been meaning to write this post for quite a while. But, alas, I have not had the time. So in an effort to avoid having “best get in the way of good” I will resign myself to the fact that this post will be less than complete…far less.
TOMORROW (Friday, February 22, 2008), Paula will preform at “Video Games Live” at the San Francisco Masonic Center (http://videogameslive.com). This is an offshoot of her recent work for Lucas Arts’ Gaming Unit as a background singer. Previously, sound for video games was limited to synthesizers, then came real instruments and then came real singers pretending to be instruments. The effect is fairly impressive. Well, to that end, the Friday performance will highlight this fusion with full orchestra and full choir in performance that includes laser light show and video game images (motion rather than still). While I cannot attend myself, I am told that it is expected to be quite a performance. A “trailer” for the event follows at the end of this post. You should go if you can.
Next Month (March 15, 2008, 8pm) Paula will be preforming the Durufle Requiem with the Ohlone Chamber Singers at the Gary Soren Smith Center in Fremont, CA.Â If you have not heard the Chamber Singers previously, you are definitely missing out.
In May 2008:Â Paula will be preforming in Berkeley Opera’s production of Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilÃ¨ges.
In June, 2008:Â Paula will be preforming with a San Francisco Choir at the Grand Teton Music Festival in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.Â More info on this event later.
Here is the Video Games Live Trailer.