This Thursday, Dr. Peter Whybrow, director of the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, will join LACO musicians for the first concert in the Westside Connections series that focuses on music and the mind. In this podcast, Dr. Whybrow gives a glimpse into the subject of this concert, the effects of the mental state on Schumann’s musical compositions and life.

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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.