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”.

meet frederick fisher

Architect Frederick Fisher discusses Los Angeles as a shifting community, starting as a “Frontiertown,” where its unique geography has made room for experimental architecture, and the role of music as it resonates in his work.

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.

andrew norman’s world premiere

LACO’s composer-in-residence Andrew Norman chats about his musical upbringing, his new faculty position at USC and his world premiere for the first Westside Connections concert, inspired by Frank Gehry’s house.

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.

2014-15 season preview

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!

meet cameron patrick

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.