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Review: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble at The Broad Stage

October 13, 2019 | By | Category: Uncategorized

On Saturday night, members of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble performed works by Brahms, Beamish and Mendelssohn. The concert opened with the dense and intensely personal String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36 by Brahms. The piece is scored for two violins, two violas and two celli. Brahms […]



BODYTRAFFIC at the Wallis in Beverly Hills

September 25, 2019 | By | Category: Uncategorized

In its current role as Company-in-Residence, Los Angeles-based BODYTRAFFIC (contemporary dance) brings three premieres to the Bram Goldsmith Theater at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts this Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 26-28, at 7:30 p.m.  The exciting and adventurous program includes the world premiere of “Snap,” choreographed by LA resident Micaela Taylor, the U.S. […]



Discount Tickets to Camera Lucida

September 19, 2019 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County is offering Culture Spot LA readers 20 percent off tickets to Camera Lucida on Sunday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m. Comprised of world-class instrumentalists, Camera Lucida explores the whimsical tunes and lyricism of Shostakovich’s most popular chamber work and Bartók’s lively Contrasts, known for its colorful, melodic ornamentation. SUNDAY […]



Two Upcoming Shows at Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz

January 20, 2019 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Free Tickets to La Pub Fait Son Show Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz (TRK), the performance space at Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles, presents La Pub Fait Son Show (A Medley of French & International TV Commercials) in Los Angeles as part of its public performing arts series on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m. A […]



Review: Gustavo Dudamel Conducts Schubert’s Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 and Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer with Michelle DeYoung

May 7, 2017 | By | Category: Uncategorized

After being away for three months, LA Phil Music Director Gustavo Dudamel has returned to conduct four series of concerts featuring the complete symphonies by Franz Schubert and the song cycles of Gustav Mahler. He opened the series this week with the Schubert’s Symphony No. 1 in D major, D. 82, and Symphony No. 2 […]



Review: David Robertson Conducts the LA Phil in Music ‘From the New World’

April 24, 2017 | By | Category: Uncategorized

On April 23, American conductor and Music Director of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra David Robertson presented an all-American concert of works, including Three Places in New England by American composer Charles Ives, the West Coast premiere of the LA Phil co-commission of the Organ Concerto by American composer Christopher Rouse performed by organist Paul […]



Discount Tickets to “St. John Passion” at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

April 10, 2017 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County is offering discount tickets to Culture Spot LA readers for Bach’s “St. John Passion” on Wednesday, April 19, at 8 p.m. at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. BACH’S ST. JOHN PASSION International Bach Academy Stuttgart Chorus and Orchestra Hans-Christoph Rademann, conductor Regula Mühlemann, soprano Roxana Constantinescu, contralto Benedikt […]



Contact Improvisation Founder Steve Paxton at REDCAT

May 9, 2016 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Back in the days after ballet was remodeled into weight-bearing modern dance, after choreographer Merce Cunningham and composer John Cage brought chance encounters front and center, and just as the Judson Church revolutionaries de-constructed movement into post-modernism, Steve Paxton explored how “untrained” bodies could develop a dance form that came to be known as Contact […]



Discount Tickets for eighth blackbird

April 20, 2016 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County presents eighth blackbird on Sunday, April 24, at 3 p.m. Multi-Grammy-winning contemporary classical ensemble eighth blackbird teams up with composer supergroup Sleeping Giant for “Hand Eye,” an all-new suite of six pieces, each piece crafted by one Sleeping Giant composer and highlighting one eighth blackbird musician. There will be […]



Free Tickets to Los Angeles Master Chorale

September 22, 2015 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The Los Angeles Master Chorale, led by Artistic Director Grant Gershon, opens the 2015-16 season, its 52nd, with “The Russian Evolution,” a program of sublime Russian choral works grand and intimate, including the West Coast premiere of Sofia Gubaidulina’s seminal “The Canticle of the Sun,” “a glorious sonic cloudburst” (New Zealand Herald) based on the […]