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haydn: cello concerto

October 20, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

Saturday, October 19, 2013 @ 8 pm Ambassador Auditorium

Sunday, October 20, 2013 @ 7 pm Royce Hall

Jeffrey Kahane, conductor & piano
Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello
Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano

BRITTEN Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge listen
HAYDN Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major listen
MOZART Serenata notturna
BRUCE ADOLPHE Do You Dream in Color? (US premiere)

Have you ever recovered something precious after you had given up hope of finding it again?

Believed lost forever, the score of Haydn’s youthful Cello Concerto in C major was unearthed in the Prague National Museum in 1961. Rediscover this treasure for yourself when French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras performs it in his LACO debut. Also collaborating with the Orchestra for the first time, mezzo-soprano Laurie Rubin reveals her unique perspective as a multi-talented, blind artist, singing Bruce Adolphe’s Do You Dream In Color? inspired by her memoir of the same name. Find inspiration again in the works of Britten, Haydn, Mozart and Bruce Adolphe.

An “appealingly direct soloist” (The Guardian) Jean-Guihen Queyras performs with an “incredibly elegant and bewitching tone” (Le Figaro)

“A rich, but mellow mezzo-soprano” Laurie Rubin possesses “a very special voice.” (The Greenwich Times)

part of the orchestral series

pre-concert program

Concert Preludes are fun, informative and free to all ticket holders.

Join us one hour before each concert in the theatre. Some Preludes will feature LIVE performances of short chamber works. All will provide interesting insights into the music and the artists.

venue note

Looking for a good place to eat near your theatre?

If your concert is at the Alex, dine at one of Glendale’s restaurants .

When attending a concert at Royce Hall, try some of the great Westwood restaurants.

box office info

Call Andrew or Carrie in the box office at 213 622 7001 × 1, Monday – Friday 9 am to 5 pm, on concert Saturdays from noon to 4 pm and concert Sundays from noon until 3pm. The box office is closed on public holidays.


Single tickets start at $25.

For information or to purchase tickets, call Andrew or Carrie in the box office at 213 622 7001 × 1.

Program, artists and ticket prices subject to change.

photo Marco Borrgreve

photo Marco Borrgreve

photo Jonathan Barkat

photo Jonathan Barkat

The Royce Hall concert is sponsored by the Sidley Austin Foundation.

If you’d like to sponsor a LACO performance or artist, click here for information.


October 20, 2013
7:00 pm
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Royce Hall
340 Royce Dr
Westwood, CA 90095 United States
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310 825 2101