Jeffrey Kahane talks with Classical KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen about his final concert as music director, the high points of his 20-year tenure at LACO and what is next in his illustrious career.
sat sep 16 @ 7 pm @ Valley Performing Arts Center Great Hall<
Richard Kaufman conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Members of LA Opera Chorus
Presented in partnership with Valley Performing Arts Center
One of the greatest biopics ever made, this look at the incomparable life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart swept the 1984 Oscars. Newly mastered for live accompaniment, LACO joins VPAC and members of the LA Opera Chorus to bring the film to life. LACO’s performance also honors Sir Neville Marriner, the Orchestra’s founding music director, who conducted the film’s original soundtrack. The Great Hall will resound with Mozart’s masterpieces, none more poignant than his Requiem building to the film’s tragic ending.
fri sep 22 @ 8 pm @ California Plaza Water Court
free & open to the public
LACO’s 50th Anniversary Season launches with a free community concert held at the California Plaza Water Court. In partnership with Grand Performances and The Colburn School, this concert features Venezuelan-born maestro Carlos Izcaray who will provide commentary in both English and Spanish. Two top students from the Colburn School join LACO as soloists: 14-year-old Music Academy student Kevin Miura on violin and 20-year-old Conservatory of Music student Cristina Mateo Sáez on clarinet.