Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Announces 2024/25 Season


2024/25 Highlights Include:

  • Two Dozen Orchestral, Chamber, Baroque and CURRENT Concerts;
  • All Westside Concerts Move to the Wallis Annenberg Center, which Becomes LACO’s New Long-Term Home in West LA as Part of a Strategic Partnership with the Beverly Hills’ Venue;
  • LACO-Commissioned World Premieres by Jeff Beal and 2024/25 Sound Investment Composer Laura Karpman and West Coast Premiere of Beal’s Body in Motion for Violin and Orchestra;
  • Launch of Multi-Year Celebration of Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann and Clara Schumann;
  • The Complete Bach Orchestral Suites under the Baton of Music Director Jaime Martin and a Triptych of Haydn’s Early Symphonies;
  • Seminal Masterpieces such as Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 in C major, Plus Works by Louise Farrenc, George Gershwin, Florence Price, Caroline Shaw, Nokuthula Ngwenyama, and Others;
  • Three-Year Appointment of Pianist and Media Personality Lara Downes as LACO’s Inaugural Creative Partner;
  • A Slate of Distinguished Guest Artists, Including Conductors Matthias Pintscher and Jeannette Sorrell; Violinists Kelly Hall-Tompkins, Tessa Lark, and Nemanja Radulović; Pianists Lara Downes, Juho Pohjonen, and Awadagin Pratt; Trumpeter Paul Merkelo; Mezzo-Soprano Michelle DeYoung; Countertenor Reginald Mobley; and Thomas Bauer, Baritone;
  • Glendale’s Alex Theatre and San Marino’s The Huntington Continue to Serve as Orchestra’s Eastside Venues;
  • Addition of Sunday Afternoon Concerts Beginning at 4 pm, Replacing All but One Sunday Evening Event.

(Los Angeles, CA – March 13, 2024) Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s Music Director Jaime Martín and Executive Director Ben Cadwallader announce the Orchestra’s 2024/25 season, a compelling mix of iconic masterpieces, genre-defying premieres, and inspired works by unsung composers selected to showcase the Orchestra’s virtuosic artists and a constellation of renowned guest artists. LACO features two dozen Orchestral, Chamber, Baroque, and CURRENT concerts that bridge a spectrum of musical styles, offering a fresh perspective on the boundless array of chamber music.


To read the full press release, click here: LACO 2024-25 season press release