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Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Wallfisch Violin Concerto Premiered by LACO and Stanislav

Rodney Punt | Posted 02.05.2013 | Arts
Rodney Punt

The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra sported something of a British accent at its latest mid-November outing. The evening had begun with Sir Edward Elgar's "Introduction and Allegro for Strings" and concluded

Public Pianos Bring Music To The Streets Of LA

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 04.12.2012 | Los Angeles

Feel free to call Luke Jerram The Piano Man. Since 2008, his public art experiment, "Play Me, I'm Yours" has brought melody to the streets all around ...

LACO Refracts a Mozart Concerto With Timothy Andres

Rodney Punt | Posted 06.10.2012 | Arts
Rodney Punt

Andres stated earlier he hoped people wouldn't think he intentionally "gave the finger" to Mozart. But he needn't worry. The exercise came off more like a good-natured, thumb-nosing tribute to the irreverent genius from Salzburg.

Subversive Reverence: Timothy Andres Re-Imagines Mozart's "Coronation" Concerto

Daniel J. Kushner | Posted 05.21.2012 | Arts
Daniel J. Kushner

Composer and pianist Timothy Andres's take on the subject of demigods in art is far removed from conventional Romanticism: "We like to imagine that our artists have this kind of divine inspiration. I think if they say they do, they're probably having you on," says Andres.

The Brandenburgs Are Their Brand: LACO's Six Concertos Of J.S. Bach

Rodney Punt | Posted 01.17.2012 | Arts
Rodney Punt

Having performed the Brandenburgs some 52 times in its history -- the latest a week ago Sunday at UCLA's Royce Hall -- the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra has a special affinity to these works.

The Carnival of the Animals, Poetically Speaking

826LA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
826LA

826LA students recently had the opportunity to learn about the unique coupling of music and poetry along with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's composer-in-residence, Derek Bermel.

The GiveList: A Holiday Resource for Tough Times

Allison Fine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Allison Fine

Given the tight economy, we thought it would be helpful to aggregate ideas of ways that people can give to causes this holiday season that don't require a donation.