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The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) presents a program, Baroque Concerti, featuring principal viola Yura Lee and principal trumpet David Washburn.
By News Desk
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s (LACO) chamber music series continues with Baroque Concerti, a program* of virtuosic chamber works curated by Concert master Margaret Batjer, on Saturday, January 28, 2023, 7:30 pm, at the Wallis Annenberg Center in Beverly Hills, and Sunday, January 29, 2023, 7:00 pm at The Huntington’s Rothenberg Hall in San Marino.
Highlights include newly appointed LACO Principal Viola Yura Lee featured on one of the earliest known viola concertos, Telemann’s Viola Concerto in G Major, and Principal Trumpet David Washburn performing the pre-classical Concerto for Trumpet in E-flat Major, a hidden gem by little-known Czech composer Johann Baptist Georg Neruda. The program also features Corelli’s festive Concerto Grosso in D Major, Op. 6, No. 4; Geminiani’s charming Concerto Grosso in D Major; and Handel’s Concerto Grosso in A Major, one of the most celebrated works for strings from the Baroque era.
The LACO’s chamber music series showcases smaller groups of the Los Angeles Orchestra’s musicians on different facets of the repertoire from the 12th century through the 20th century. The chamber music series will conclude with Masterworks for String Orchestra on Tuesday, May 2, 7:30 pm, at The Huntington’s Rothenberg Hall, and Saturday, May 6, 2023, 7:30 pm, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.
Rothenberg Hall The Huntington 1151 Oxford Road San Marino, CA 91108 Jan. 29 7:00 pm Tickets $58 at Rothenberg Hall laco.org or (213) 221-3920
*The program is dedicated to the memory of Warner W. Henry, LACO Board Director Emeritus and a champion of chamber and Baroque music.
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