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.
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.
Sound Investment composer Matthew Aucoin discusses his world premiere work.
Learn about Joshua Roman’s approach to Mason Bates’s Cello Concerto.
Our final Orchestral Series concert features acclaimed virtuoso Jonathan Biss, who reveals which Mozart piece made him fall in love with the composer.
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”.
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.
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.
Music director Jeffrey Kahane discusses the century-spanning repertoire showcased in LACO’s upcoming concert, from Baroque composer Jean-Philippe Rameau to Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis. Watch Jeffrey in his signature style as he conducts from the keyboard in Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 on Nov. 15/16.
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.