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Great composers capture the joy, sorrow, yearning and triumph we all experience. Find the soundtrack to your life in LACO’s 2013-14 season.

Full Series subscriptions to Baroque Conversations and Westside Connections are available through the LACO box office at 213 622 7001 × 1. Call Andrew or Carrie to place your series order today.

Single ticket sales available as follows:

Orchestral Series and Baroque Conversations tickets are available online and by phone now.
Westside Connections will be available online and by phone beginning in January 2014.

Online tickets, when available, may be ordered online 24 hours a day, until four hours prior to the starting time of each concert. After those times, please call the LACO box office, or buy tickets at the venue.

Download the 2013-14 seating charts

Alex Theatre seating chart
Ambassador Auditorium seating chart for the September and October Saturday Orchestral Series concerts is not available at this time.
Ambassador Auditorium seating chart for Discover
Royce Hall seating chart
Zipper Hall seating chart for Baroque Conversations
The Moss Theater chart for Westside Connections

April 26 & 27
chopin: piano concerto

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)

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May 1
baroque conversations 5

Bringing the series to a glorious close, charismatic LACO music director Jeffrey Kahane introduces and performs Bach’s Goldberg Variations, long regarded as one of the most important sets of works of this genre ever composed.

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May 15
westside connections 3

LA-native John Rubinstein is a prolific film and television actor, director, composer and Tony-award winner (Children of a Lesser God). The son of the legendary concert pianist Arthur Rubinstein, he faced the challenge of finding his own voice in Hollywood. The Romantic works of Rachmaninoff, Chopin and Brahms are an homage to the legacy of father and son. Guest pianist and From the Top host Christopher O’Riley joins LACO music director Jeffrey Kahane and LACO virtuosos Margaret Batjer and Andrew Shulman.
Following the Orchestra’s signature “conversations” style, the musicians introduce the pieces from the stage. There is no intermission.

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May 17 & 18
bach & mozart: double concertos

Life is busy. Kids, errands, clients, traffic…so much to do. And often all at once.

For one evening, leave the multitasking to LACO music director Jeffrey Kahane as he conducts two double concertos from the keyboard and a third from the podium. Kahane is joined by 12-year-old Ray Ushikubo for Bach and LA favorite Joanne Pearce Martin for Mozart. Jeremy Denk, music director of the 2014 Ojai Festival, is the soloist for the fiendishly finger-twisting Ligeti concerto. Join us for feats of multi-musicality to eclipse the memory of your morning routine.

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June 8
25th anniversary silent film

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.

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Tickets are available by phone at 213 622 7001 x 1.

Programs and artists subject to change. No refunds or exchanges.