LACO’s composer-in-residence Derek Bermel discusses the creative process behind his sound investment commission, Mar de Setembro (“September Sea”) with Brian Lauritzen. The piece will receive its world premiere this Saturday, May 14 at 8 pm at the Alex Theatre and Sunday, May 15 at 7 pm at UCLA’s Royce Hall as part of LACO’s Orchestral Series.

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SESSION

Set in out of the ordinary locales, SESSION is a unique experience where LACO musicians join forces with compelling composers. Each program is designed to fit the unique properties of a space and test ideas about the relationship between performers and audience.

Sound Investment

Meet the composer, hear excerpts of the score-in-progress and attend a full orchestral rehearsal of the completed work.