our next performance
- Hannah Lash This Ease (Sound Investment commission) (world premiere)
- Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor
- Haydn Symphony No. 102 in B-flat major
What ever happened to your first love? Do you ever think back and smile?
Due to a growing revolt in Warsaw, Chopin was forced to leave behind his young love, soprano Konstancja Gładkowska, and immigrate to Paris. Though separated, Chopin continued to be inspired by her, composing the Larghetto of his virtuosic Concerto No. 2 with her in mind. Gładkowska eventually married another, and Chopin found other loves as well. But perhaps on certain anniversaries or when they heard “their” song, they thought fondly of each other…and smiled. In her LA Chamber Orchestra debut, “spectacular pianist” Natasha Paremski takes you down memory lane. (American Record Guide)
- Thursday, May 1, 2014
- Zipper Concert Hall
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- Jeffrey Kahane, keyboard
- Bach Goldberg Variations
LACO proudly marks a quarter-century of side-splitting comedy paired with live music with a silent version of the Charlie Chaplin classic Modern Times. In addition, the evening celebrates the 100th anniversary of Kid Auto Races at Venice (the first film in which Chaplin appears in the now-classic Little Tramp costume) and the 125th anniversary of Chaplin’s birth.
- Sunday, June 8, 2014
- Royce Hall
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The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra was founded in 1968 as an artistic outlet for the film and record studios’ most gifted musicians. The respected music critic Jim Svejda praised LACO as “America’s finest chamber orchestra.” Learn More.