At the Concert Preludes before LACO’s Bel Canto concert on December 12 and 13, Jeffrey Kahane introduced LACO’s new composer-in-residence, Derek Bermel. Listen to this podcast to learn about Derek’s eclectic background and the inspirations behind his piece A shout, a whisper, and a trace.

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2019-20 Orchestral Series

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s vibrant and engaging 2019-20 Orchestral Series showcases the ensemble’s remarkable artistry and trademark mix of regal classics and music from today’s leading composers.

Bottled at the source

Juan Pablo Contreras, LACO’s on-deck Sound Investment composer, taps the wellspring of his Mexican heritage and the spirit of great nationalist composers in his latest work.

reframe & rearrange

LACO is working alongside Derrick Spiva Jr. — a classical music composer and LACO’s newly appointed artist-educator — to reimagine music education as an opportunity for youth to celebrate cultural differences.