British cellist Steven Isserlis chats with Brian Lauritzen about his musical upbringing and the perils of traveling with a Stradivarius. Listen in and see Isserlis play Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major on October 18/19.
Take a moment and listen to Music Director Jeffrey Kahane discuss the 2014-15 season with Brian Lauritzen. From longtime friendships to rising new stars, this season has a lot in store for our patrons!
Australian composer Cameron Patrick chats with Brian Lauritzen about his growing up with a musical family and his approach to creating this world premiere piece influenced by the Australian landscape. Come to LACO’s season opening concerts on September 20 & 21 to hear the premiere of Lines of the Southern Cross.
Soloist Jennifer Koh discusses her love of Bach and the continuing musical relationship she has with former teacher, Jaime Laredo. See the dynamic duo on Saturday, March 22 at the Alex Theatre or Sunday, March 23 at Royce Hall.
Music director Jeffrey Kahane discusses the Beethoven’s inspiration for the “Eroica” Symphony.
Learn more on Saturday, February 22 at LACO’s annual Discover concert.
KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen chats with this weekend’s guest conductor, Matthew Halls about his experience as a conductor and the big shoes he has to fill as the Artistic Director at the Oregon Bach Festival.
Come to see the Brit in action on Saturday, January 24 or Sunday, January 25, when he conducts Mozart, Beethoven and Haydn.
Special guest soloist for the Bach and Mozart concert, Ray Ushikubo talks with KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen about his favorite composers and what to expect for LACO’s final concert of the season.
Although this weekend’s LACO concert, Mostly Baroque, seems innocent enough — Bach, Mozart, Handel, Stravinksy — it is actually an evening of performance tour de force. Margaret Batjer shares highlights of the evening with KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen in our latest podcast, including Jeffrey Kahane performing and conducting the Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 and principal flute David Shostac who performs Mozart’s “Gran Partita” and the Brandenburg Concerto. The two also discuss what make Baroque music so popular and how it has endured almost 400 years later.