In this podcast, series curator Margaret Batjer talks with KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen about Westside Connections 1 the first in the series featuring on Music and the Mind. The discuss the Schumann songs on the program, and how they fit into his relationship with Clara, as well as the concept of the tortured artist and the musical soul. Are all great artists emotionally volatile? Where does the “Musical Soul” live? Learn more in this podcast and at the concert on March 3.

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2019-20 Sound Investment Composer: Juan Pablo Contreras

Each season, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra commissions and premieres a new piece of music composed especially to suit its unparalleled musical talents. “Investors” are invited to a series of intimate salons where they meet the composer, hear excerpts of the score-in-progress and attend a full orchestral rehearsal of the completed work.

new season, new friends

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.

adventure pack: regal classics

Join Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra for a budget-friendly three concert journey through European music history showcasing the undisputed cornerstones of orchestral repertoire including Bach’s Orchestral Suites Nos. 1 & 3 as well as works by Mozart, Handel and Haydn.