Juan Pablo Contreras + Gerónimo Giménez

Virtual Event


Juan Pablo Contreras

Juan Pablo Contreras


10 minutes

Gerónimo Giménez

Intermedio de La Boda de Luis Alonso (encore)

5 minutes

Run time: 20 minutes

Part of SummerFest

Juan Pablo ContrerasMariachitlán for chamber orchestra was commissioned and premiered by LACO at The Music Center’s Walt Disney Concert Hall on June 26, 2021. Contreras wrote the original version of Mariachitlán for symphony orchestra in 2016, which was nominated for a Latin GRAMMY.

Watch Executive Director Ben Cadwallader and Juan Pablo as they talk about the inspiration behind Mariachitlán.


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Sponsorship for composer Juan Pablo Contreras on this episode was provided by Raulee Marcus
The appearance of Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall was made possible by a leadership gift from Terri + Jerry Kohl.


Margaret Batjer


Tereza Stanislav

assistant concertmaster

Josefina Vergara

principal second violin

Cheryl Norman-Brick

acting associate second violin

Hana Kim

violin II

Erik Rynearson

principal viola

Victoria Miskolczy

associate principal viola

Andrew Shulman

Principal Cello

Armen Ksajikian

associate Principal Cello

David Grossman

Principal Bass

Sandy Hughes

Acting Principal Flute

Diana Morgan


Claire Brazeau

Principal Oboe, Allan Vogel Chair, Endowed by the Henry Family

Joshua Ranz

Principal Clarinet

Kenneth Munday

Principal Bassoon

Michael Thornton

Principal Horn

David Washburn

Principal Trumpet

Elisabeth Zosseder

acting principal harp

Ted Atkatz


Ryan Sweeney

personnel manager

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