Interest earned:  LACO’s “Sound Investment” with Timothy Andres pays off handsomely
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Interest earned: LACO’s “Sound Investment” with Timothy Andres pays off handsomely

Timothy “Timo” Andres was a busy man about Los Angeles this past week.  Thursday night, he played Sorbet, his solo piano palate-cleanser, as part of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s “Westside Connections” series.  Friday night and Saturday afternoon, he joined wild Up’s  concerts highlighting younger composers and, as they described it, “the music of right … Continue reading

Yummilicious:  Jonathan Gold sets the table for LACO’s musical sampler
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Yummilicious: Jonathan Gold sets the table for LACO’s musical sampler

The folks at the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra have no qualms about taking non-standard approaches to building concert programs.  Their latest innovation is this year’s version of their “Westside Connections” series:  three events trying to find links between music and food.  Curated by Margaret Batjer, LACO concertmaster, each concert invites a different member of the culinary world … Continue reading

Save Powell Hall
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Save Powell Hall

The St. Louis Symphony implores you:  Save Powell Hall.  You have until April 14th.  Do it now, before it’s too late. . . . If you have no idea what I’m talking about, click HERE. Has there ever been a better, more clever campaign by any orchestra? No.  No, there hasn’t. Kudos to the SLSO. … Continue reading

Friends and neighbors:  the first two Piatigorsky Cello Festival concerts by the LA Phil
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Friends and neighbors: the first two Piatigorsky Cello Festival concerts by the LA Phil

It’s been a while since Neeme Jarvi has stood on the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s podium. The last time he led them downtown was at the end of the 1988/89 winter season, when he was tapped to replace Andre Previn who had withdrawn on short notice with an injury after having resigned as Music Director just … Continue reading