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finland à la carte

October 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Thursday, October 13 @ 7 pm, in the Bel Air residence of Juha Markkanen, Consul General of Finland

Sarah Thornblade, violin
Joel Pargman violin
Roland Kato viola
Robert Brophy viola
Armen Ksajikian cello

A Finnish fete is the grand finale of the series and a fond farewell to LACO principal viola Roland Kato, who retires this fall. Kato leads fellow LACO musicians in Finnish composer Ernst Mielck’s String quintet in F-major. Afterward, enjoy a feast of traditional dishes from Finland with a modern, seasonal twist, prepared by Chef Sirpa Welch.

part of the à la carte series


$400 per person.
For more information or to purchase tickets call Monica at 213 622 7001 x 3.


Proceeds from LACO à la carte support education programs like Meet the Music, making a difference in the lives of students all year long.


LACO à la carte sponsors receive event tickets, reserved concert seating, special pricing on additional tickets, an invitation to a special sponsors-only musicale and more. Interested? Call Monica for more details at 213 622 7001 x 3.

LACO à la carte is generously sponsored by Leslie Lassiter & Raulee Marcus, Mahnaz & David Newman, Ned & Dana Newman, Gene Shutler and Anne-Marie & Alex Spataru.

Kato photo Michael Burke

Kato photo Michael Burke

Thornblade Michael Burke

Thornblade photo Michael Burke


October 13, 2016
7:00 pm
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Bel Air Residence
Los Angeles, CA 90077 United States