CQ Instrumental, Volume 1

String Quartet No. 11

By Beethoven (arr. Mahler)

Premiered April 9, 2021

‘Beethoven Serioso’ is sponsored in part by Jennifer Diener.

Soloists

Margaret Batjer

CONCERTMASTER

Tereza Stanislav

ASSISTANT CONCERTMASTER

Josefina Vergara

PRINCIPAL SECOND VIOLIN

Sarah Thornblade

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL SECOND VIOLIN

Erik Rynearson

PRINCIPAL VIOLA

Jonathan Moerschel

ACTING ASSOCIATE VIOLA

Andrew Shulman

PRINCIPAL CELLO

Armen Ksajikian

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL CELLO

David Grossman

PRINCIPAL BASS

Michael Thomas

CINEMATOGRAPHER

PROGRAM NOTES

Close Quarters cinematographer Michael Elias Thomas is once again filming from within the orchestra, presenting the audience with an opportunity to have a seat on stage.

About CQ: Instrumental

Musician-focused companion videos from inside the world of Close Quarters, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s new premium streaming series.

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ABOUT CLOSE QUARTERS

LACO’s new streaming series presents a new avenue for classical music and a unique look at what the future can hold in balancing music, art and movement.

Close Quarters features classical music performances set to images and art created and processed in a first-of-its-kind digital studio at Wilhardt + Naud. Music Director Jaime Martín and Director and Designer James Darrah seek to create a digital series that celebrates collaboration in an age of isolation.

Close Quarters is a Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra original series and you can find it for free on Youtube, Facebook and our website.

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