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parker plays brahms

March 18 @ 8:00 pm

sat mar 18 @ 8 pm Alex Theatre
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sun mar 19 @ 7 pm Royce Hall
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Jeffrey Kahane conductor
Sasha Cooke mezzo-soprano
Jon Kimura Parker piano

JULIA ADOLPHE Sound Investment commission (world premiere)
HANDEL “As with rosy steps the morn” from Theodora, HWV 68
MAHLER Selections from Rückert Lieder
MOZART “Deh, per questo istante solo” from La clemenza di Tito, K. 621
BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 83

In Women’s History Month, enjoy the “honey-colored voice” of Sasha Cooke and a world premiere by rising composer Julia Adolphe, whose style is “a neat fusion of shimmering textures and cataclysmic climaxes.” In a welcome return to LACO, Canadian Jon Kimura Parker brings his trademark “liquid tone…gorgeous voicing…and dazzling showmanship” to the romantic Brahms concerto.

part of the orchestral series

pre-concert program

Concert Preludes are fun, informative and free to all ticket holders.

Join us one hour before each concert in the theatre. Some Preludes feature LIVE performances of short chamber works. All provide interesting insights into the music and the artists.

venue note

Looking for a good place to eat near your theatre?

If your concert is at the Alex, dine at one of Glendale’s restaurants.

When attending a concert at Royce Hall, LACO proudly recommends Tanino, the official restaurant of the Orchestral Series in Westwood.

box office info

Call the box office at 213 622 7001 × 1, Monday – Friday 9 am to 5 pm, on concert Saturdays from noon to 4 pm and concert Sundays from noon until 3 pm. The box office is closed on public holidays.


Single tickets start at $27.

Program, artists and ticket prices subject to change.

Kahane photo Michael Burke

Kahane photo Michael Burke

Kimura Parker photo Tara McMullen

Kimura Parker photo Tara McMullen

Cooke photo Dario Acosta

Cooke photo Dario Acosta

Julia Adolphe Head Shot photo Martin Chalifour

Adolphe photo Martin Chalifour

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March 18
8:00 pm
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Alex Theatre
216 North Brand Blvd
Glendale, CA 91203 United States
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