ACOUSTIC CAFFEINE is the perfect musical buzz to compliment your afternoon cup of coffee. This free monthly music series is presented by Arts Brookfield and features coffee provided by Starbucks and live performances by musicians from Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
Takes place the third Wednesday of every month in the Bank of America Plaza in downtown Los Angeles.
There's something in each of us that wants more, but what is that more we want, and how will it affect us in the end?” – Joshua Roman
In 2016, noted cellist and classical music innovator Joshua Roman took part in a two-week guest artist residency with LACO.
During this span the enterprising cellist joined the Orchestra for the LA premiere of Mason Bates' Cello Concerto, performed three of Bach's six landmark suites for cello in an engaging Baroque Conversations concert, gave a masterclass at North Hollywood High, led an in-school music program at Hoover Street Elementary School, gave a free performance at Amoeba Music in Hollywood...
Recorded this video, as part of his YouTube project, Everyday Bach.
Filmed in the early hours of the morning in Beverly Hills and at the Midnight Mission on Skid Row, the choice of contrasting locations is intended to prompt and provoke listeners.