Discover Beethoven 9 with Jeffrey Kahane

Music director Jeffrey Kahane illuminates the history & meaning behind Beethoven‘s landmark Ninth Symphony and its “Ode to Joy.” Excerpted from Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra‘s performance of Beethoven 9 on April 23, 2017, featuring LA Master Chorale and soloists: soprano Kathryn Mueller, mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzmán, tenor Paul Appleby and bass Justin Hopkins.

meet jonathan biss

Our final Orchestral Series concert features acclaimed virtuoso Jonathan Biss, who reveals which Mozart piece made him fall in love with the composer.

meet joshua weilerstein

27-year-old conductor Joshua Weilerstein discusses what inspired him to follow in his family’s footsteps to pursue music as a career and what performance “changed his life”.

David Shostac celebrates 40 seasons

Principal flute David Shostac chats with Brian Laurtizen in today’s podcast. Shostac, who joined the Orchestra in 1975, traces the legacy of LACO and why he loves the Mozart flute concerto.

meet karina

Guest conductor and soloist Karina Canellakis chats with Brian Laurtizen in today’s podcast. The up and coming conductor discusses her musical upbringing and what it’s like to perform double duty at one concert — as both conductor and violinist.