Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: making great music personal



family concert 2: springtastic strings

  • Vivaldi Bassoon Concerto in C major, RV 477
  • Vivaldi Concerto in B-flat major for Violin and Cello, RV 547
  • Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E major, Op. 8, No. 1, La primavera (“Spring”), RV 269 listen


Spiders build delicate webs with their silky strings, while composers create beautiful music with the string instruments of the orchestra. Principals Kenneth Munday and Andrew Shulman join LACO’s virtuoso strings for excerpts from two Vivaldi concertos, and budding 14-year-old violinist Mayumi Kanagawa performs the “Spring” concerto from the Italian master’s popular The Four Seasons.

part of the family concerts

special note

Please bring non-perishable foods to this concert for a national food drive!

From now until the end of March, LACO is collecting food for the “Orchestras Feeding America” National Food Drive.

Please help make this food drive a success by contributing non-perishable foods including dry soup, rice, powdered/canned milk, macaroni and cheese, cereal, beans, canned fruits and vegetables, tuna, canned meats, stew, soup, pasta, cereal and fruit juices. The food drive cannot accept items in glass jars or bottles, unlabled or dented cans, any open or resealed packaging, perishable foods, homemade foods, expired products, monetary donations or non-food items.

Food donation boxes will be available in the theatre lobby at every LACO performance from now through the end of March.

If you have questions or need further information, please contact Maya at 213 622 7001 × 200 or at mayakalinowski@laco.org.

Special Offer: Bring a paper shopping bag full of non-perishable food to donate on March 22, and receive one free ticket to the Springtastic Strings concert per bag! Please note that donation does not entitle donor to refund or exchange of previously purchased ticket.

pre-concert program

Drop in any time from 1 to 2 pm for kids activities relating to the day’s performance.

  • LACO’s popular Instrument Petting Zoo where kids get to bang, pluck, bow and blow on real instruments.
  • Look to the sky! Peer through a telescope and learn about the changing seasons with the Griffith Observatory.
  • Come and see Kidspace’s World Famous Spider Show and meet our science expert Silky the Spider. He’ll show you how our arachnid friends build webs out of their silky string.

venue note

Looking for a good place to eat near the Alex?
Grab a bite at one of Glendale’s restaurants near the theatre.

box office info

Subscriptions for 3-concert series: $36, $22.50
Single tickets: $16, $10

Order by phone:
Call Jacquie, Marcella or Laura in the box office at 213 622 7001 × 215.

Groups of 12 or more get a 15% discount off single ticket prices. Celebrate a birthday or bring the Scout troop, dance class or soccer team! Call for details.

  • Kidspace Children's Museum
  • Griffith Observatory
  • photo David Endicott

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