CLOSE QUARTERS: EPISODE 10

Beethoven Serioso

Virtual Event

Live Premiere: April 9 at 6:30 P.M. (PT)

Close Quarters continues with Concertmaster Margaret Batjer leading a performance of Beethoven’s “Serioso” String Quartet in f-minor, delicately arranged for string ensemble by Mahler. 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.

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

Artists

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

Ken Honjo

Video Artist

ABOUT CLOSE QUARTERS

LACO’s new premium streaming series – returning March 12 – 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.

Learn More about Close Quarters

Close Quarters is a Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra original series and you can find it for free on Youtube, Facebook and our website. We’ve created a printer-friendly version of the Spring season broadcast schedule.

Learn More download the schedule now (pdf)!

How to Support

Viewers who wish to support LACO and the artists on screen are encouraged to visit laco.org/donate or call (213) 622-7001, EXT. 4.

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