From our KGIL radio broadcast, hear concertmaster Margaret Batjer discuss Schoenberg’s String Trio, Peter Sellars’ connection with the piece and how both Sellars and Schoenberg connect to Los Angeles. Peter Sellars will be our special guest for Westside Connections 3, April 29 at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica.
On April 29 director Peter Sellars joins us for Westside Connections 3 at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica. Margaret Batjer, who curates the Westside Connections series, joins KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen to discuss Peter’s choice of the Schoenberg String Trio and the effort that is underway to put this challenging piece together.
Pianist Jeremy Denk, who will be joining us for this weekend’s Orchestral Series concert Jupiter, spins a lively yarn with KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen in this week’s podcast, which covers everything from college chemistry to the place where Bach meets jazz. It makes for an extremely entertaining listen.
Monica Huggett, Elissa Johnston, LACO musicians and a full house of happy concert-goers really took the conversations aspect of our Baroque Conversations series to heart during last week’s concert. Catch up on their Q and A on today’s podcast.
David Rambo was our guest for the most recent Westside Connections concert at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica. He cited the music of Sibelius as the inspiration for his newest play, and concertmaster and series curator Margaret Batjer selected pieces by Samuel Barber and Leoš Janácek to fill out the program, which was followed by a Q and A session.
If you missed this one there’s still one more Westside Connections concert this season, on April 29, with renowned director Peter Sellars as our special guest.
Executive director of The OREL Foundation and former LACO executive director Bob Elias spoke before this past weekend’s Hope concert about the tactics the Third Reich took to suppress and censor music. If you missed Bob’s extremely informative talk, here’s your chance to hear it.
In anticipation of this week’s Westside Connections 2 concert KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen sat down with LACO’s own Margaret Batjer to talk about Sibelius’s influence on playwright David Rambo’s work and how she selected the pieces for the program.
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From LACO’s broadcast on KGIL radio, concertmaster Margaret Batjer shares her passion for our Meet the Music program.
KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen interviews playwright and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation producer David Rambo, LACO’s special guest for our Westside Connections 2 concert.
From our broadcast on KGIL radio, LACO music director Jeffrey Kahane discusses the music of Schulhoff, Mendelssohn and Kurt Weill in anticipation of our upcoming Hope concert.
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