2019 Gala Celebration

thu may 2 @ 6 pm

Featuring concertmaster Margaret Batjer and members of the Orchestra, incoming music director Jaime Martín will conduct de Falla’s El amor brujo.

Join the celebration at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown LA and support the artistic, education and community engagement programs of Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. See below for parking and directions.

Musical selections


Concerto for Oboe and Violin


Concerto for Two Violins

de Falla

El amor brujo (1915 version)


Margaret Batjer


Jaime Martín

music director designate

Suzanna Guzmán



InterContinental Hotel

900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017

InterContinental Hotel

900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017

May 2, 2019 6:00pmTickets

Black tie preferred.

The evening’s festivities

6:00 pm
Curated silent auction, crafted cocktails, wine and hors d’oeuvres served in the hotel’s grand ballroom.
7:30 pm
Celebratory concert supporting long-standing educational program Meet the Music, new community engagement fellowships and artist residencies.
8:30 pm
Elegant three-course dinner prepared by the hotel’s Executive Chef Igor Krichmar.


Anne-Marie Spataru and Carol Henry, co chairs

Clare Baren
Debbie Cussen
Jennifer Diener
Ruth Eliel
Peggy Falcon
Anne Grausam
Diane Henderson
Terri Kohl
Shaheen Nanji
Catherine Ohr
Bridget Prince
Gene Shutler
Joyce Sommer
Mist Thorkelsdottir
Lauren Wing


Leslie Lassiter, chair
Ruth L. Eliel, vice chair
Raymond Lowe, treasurer
Shaheen Nanji, secretary
Ahsan Aijaz
Julie Andersen
Lee Chu
Peggy Falcon
June Li
Dana Newman
Eugene M. Ohr
Gene Shutler
Anne-Marie Spataru

tickets & more

Email or call assistant director of special events & corporate sponsorship Brandon Faber.

email BrandonFaber@laco.org

phone 213 622 7001 x 221


Parking directions

Download parking directions (pdf)