Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: making great music personal

beethoven: pastoral

  • Dutilleux Mystère de l’instant
  • Mozart Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor listen
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 6 in F major, “Pastoral” listen

We all seek ways to relax and get back in touch with nature. And Beethoven was no different.

Beethoven was known to take long walks in the woods to revitalize his spirit and get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. His playful “Pastoral” Symphony evokes the very human need to commune with nature. In his LACO debut, distinguished international conductor Hans Graf leads you on this invigorating trek, while Italian prodigy Alessio Bax, in his first Los Angeles engagement, infuses the Mozart Piano Concerto with passion. This fall, let Beethoven and Mozart get your blood pumping to the rhythms of nature.

Conductor Hans Graf possesses a “subtle, studied style on the podium.” (The Houston Chronicle)

A “rising star in classical music” (The New York Times) Alessio Bax plays “with an almost hypnotic intensity.” (Gramophone)

part of the orchestral series

read the Program Notes

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 will feature LIVE performances of short chamber works. All will provide interesting insights into the music and the artists.

venue note

royce hall travel alert

The 405 Sepulveda Pass Improvement Project is underway.

northbound 405 travel
The northbound Sunset Blvd exit is closed for extended periods this fall.

If travelling northbound, we recommend you exit on Santa Monica Blvd and head north to Sunset Blvd via Veteran Ave to Royce Dr and onto the UCLA Campus.

southbound 405 travel
There are no major, prolonged exit closures that affect southbound 405 traffic.

Looking for a good place to eat near your theatre?

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

When attending a concert at Royce Hall, try some of the great Westwood restaurants.

box office info

Call Andrew or Megan in 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 3pm. The box office is closed on public holidays.


Full series subscription prices:
A – $714; B – $609; C* – $350; D – $154
(*Section C seats discounted to $315 for seniors 65+ and college students. One per valid ID. Please call.)

Choose Your Own series per concert prices:
A – $105; B – $88; C* – $52; D – $23
(*Section C seats discounted to $47 for seniors 65+ and college students. One per valid ID. Please call.)

Single tickets start at $25 and are available in August 2013 to purchase.

For information or to purchase tickets, call Andrew or Megan in the box office at 213 622 7001 × 1.

Program, artists and ticket prices subject to change.

  • KPCC
  • Hans Graf Hans Graf

    photo Bruce Bennett

  • Alessio Bax Alessio Bax

    photo Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

Alessio Bax at the Alex Theatre is sponsored by
H. Allen Evans & Anna Rosicka.

If you’d like to sponsor a LACO performance or artist, click here for information.

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