2020/21 SEASON OF THE VIOLIN

Experience epic performances, daring collaborations and new perspectives on one of the most important instruments in classical music: the violin.

 

Fall 2020 marks Jaime Martín’s second season as Music Director of Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

2020/21 ORCHESTRAL SERIES

8-CONCERT SERIES

STARTING AT $220 $200*

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Our eight-concert, ASCAP award-winning Orchestral Series delivers performances that are so true to life, you feel every beat, every breath. The LACO experience is energizing, intimate and very atmospheric – whether you’re enjoying a timeless classic or music from today’s leading composers.

2020/21 ORCHESTRAL SERIES PERFORMANCES

Programs are subject to change.

ELLEN REID + BEETHOVEN 9
J.S. BACH + SONS
BEETHOVEN’S “EMPEROR”
SHAHAM PLAYS TCHAIKOVSKY
Beethoven 8
NEMANJA TAKES L.A
Mozart’s Last Symphonies
BRAHMS + BEETHOVEN 5

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Explore the genesis of Baroque repertoire through the life and times of one of the era’s greatest composers: Bach.

2020/21 BAROQUE CONVERSATIONS

3-CONCERT SERIES

STARTING AT $148 $135*

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Explore ancient worlds of sound — the transcendent serenity of Bach, or the bold intensity of Handel — with our three-concert Baroque Conversations series. Legendary musicians introduce the works from the stage and guide the audience in short, compelling talks. The experience is energizing yet relaxed, seamlessly weaving serene music and warm conversation into a journey of discovery.

2020/21 BAROQUE CONVERSATIONS PERFORMANCES

Programs are subject to change.

Bach’s “The Art of Fugue”
British Baroque
ROYAL BAROQUE FLUTES

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Curated by concertmaster Margaret Batjer, In Focus features some of Beethoven’s most successful and popular works.

2020/21 IN FOCUS: BEETHOVEN 250

3-CONCERT SERIES

STARTING AT $148 $135*

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When Concertmaster Margaret Batjer builds a concert series, you can bet the results will be remarkable. At each turn, she has designed something — an evening of unexpected sounds, an unforgettable sonata — to inspire awe and wonder. Join us for a three-concert series of remarkable chamber works by one of the most recognized and influential musicians of any period: Beethoven.

2020/21 IN FOCUS: BEETHOVEN PERFORMANCES

Programs are subject to change.

2019/20 Orchestral Series

Jaime Martín
In his first season as Music Director, Jaime Martín will conduct seven programs, presents three world premieres, a U.S. premiere/co-commission and a West Coast premiere;

Join “America’s finest chamber orchestra” for a seven concert Orchestral Series that showcases the ensemble’s trademark mix of regal classics and music from today’s leading composers.

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The Venues

The Orchestral Series takes place at two outstanding venues: UCLA’s elegant Royce Hall and Glendale’s historic and atmospheric Alex Theatre. This  provides convenience and accessibility for both West and Eastsiders – in essence, putting the Orchestra’s music where its audiences live.

Alex Theatre

216 N Brand Blvd Glendale, CA 91203

Since 1925, the Alex Theatre has been a Los Angeles area landmark. Designed by architects Charles R. Selkirk and Arthur G. Lindley, the Alexander Theatre, as it was originally known, opened its doors as a vaudeville and motion picture house.

Royce Hall

10745 Dickson Court, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Like Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, Royce Hall is one of America’s great concert halls, distinguished not only for its impeccable beauty and refined acoustics, but also for the ghosts of performances that haunt it.

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2019/20 Orchestral Series Events

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s vibrant and engaging Orchestral Series showcases the ensemble’s remarkable artistry and trademark mix of regal classics and music from today’s leading composers.

2019/20 Baroque Conversations

David Washburn
Principal trumpet David Washburn is a Yamaha Performing Artist and is principal trumpet.

Explore the genesis of Baroque repertoire with a three concert Baroque Conversations package. Legendary musicians introduce the works from the stage and engage the audience in short, compelling talks.

The 2019-20 Baroque Conversations series kicks off in November when music director Jaime Martín conducts Handel’s joyful Water Music.

In January, principal trumpet David Washburn and principal horn Michael Thornton co-lead Baroque Brass III with works from Bach, Scarlatti and others. Principal keyboard Patricia Mabee crosses borders for a program of South American music from and inspired by the 17th century.

Order all three concerts @ First Presbyterian
Order all three concerts @ The Huntington
Create your own: choose four or more

The Venues

The 2019/20 Baroque Conversations series takes place at two outstanding venues: Santa Monica’s First Presbyterian Church and the elegant Rothenberg Hall located at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. This  provides convenience and accessibility for both West and Eastsiders – in essence, putting the Orchestra’s music where its audiences live.

The First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica

1220 2nd Street santa monica, CA

The First Presbyterian Church moved into its current location on 2nd Street in Santa Monica in 1975. An extensive remodeling was completed in April of 2007.

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108

Rothenberg Hall features a 374-seat auditorium with exceptional acoustics and audiovisual capabilities. The interior is warmed by paneling in white oak, a wood that also lines walls in the historic buildings on the property.

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2019/20 Baroque Conversations Events

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s vibrant and engaging Baroque Conversations explores the genesis of the Baroque repertoire. Legendary musicians introduce the works from the stage and engage the audience in short, compelling talks.

2019/20 in focus: beethoven

Concertmaster Margaret Batjer
Concertmaster Margaret Batjer

Join concertmaster Margaret Batjer for a three concert series of remarkable chamber works by one of the most recognized and influential musicians of any period: Beethoven.

Curated by concertmaster Margaret Batjer, In Focus features some of Beethoven’s most successful and popular works. In addition to Beethoven, the series includes master works by Strauss, Mendelssohn and a new work for piano and string quartet composed by 2018-19 Sound Investment composer Sarah Gibson.

Order three concerts @ First Presbyterian
Order three concerts @ The Huntington
Create your own: choose four or more

The Venues

In Focus takes place at two outstanding venues: Santa Monica’s First Presbyterian Church and the elegant Rothenberg Hall located at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. This  provides convenience and accessibility for both West and Eastsiders – in essence, putting the Orchestra’s music where its audiences live.

The First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica

1220 2nd Street santa monica, CA

The First Presbyterian Church moved into its current location on 2nd Street in Santa Monica in 1975. An extensive remodeling was completed in April of 2007.

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108

Rothenberg Hall features a 374-seat auditorium with exceptional acoustics and audiovisual capabilities. The interior is warmed by paneling in white oak, a wood that also lines walls in the historic buildings on the property.

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Rothenberg Hall Seating Chart

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2019/20 in focus Events

Concertmaster Margaret Batjer’s vibrant and engaging in focus explores the great chamber works of Beethoven. Margaret tells the stories behind the music and answers audience questions in a relaxed conversation.

All Access Pass

Students with a valid ID can purchase an All Access Pass for only $30. The $30 All Access Pass includes:

  • All 7 Orchestral Series concerts in the 2019/20 season on either Saturdays or Sundays
  • All 3 Baroque Conversations concerts, on Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Monica or Fridays at The Huntington Library in San Marino
  • All 3 In Focus concerts, on Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Monica or Fridays at The Huntington Library in San Marino
  • All 3 Sound Investment salons
  • LACO after-parties to enjoy with friends and musicians
  • Advance reservation privileges and option to reserve up to 3 additional tickets at $8 each for your friends (valid student ID required)

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