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Maestro Carlo Ponti conducts the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra in a concert featuring Verdi’s and Debussy’s string quartets and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9 on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz.

Culture Spot LA readers can win a pair of tickets to the concert. Email editor@culturespotla.com with “Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra” in the subject line to be entered in a drawing.

Reflecting its mission to serve as a catalyst in reaffirming, advocating and supporting music education in schools and in the community, the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra, in partnership with Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles, will allocate all net profits from its subscription concerts at Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz toward the advancement and support of music education programs in educational institutions, including Le Lycée Français of Los Angeles music department.

This concert is part of the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra’s 2015/2016 subscription concert series at the Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz as its official orchestra-in-residence for the season. On May 12, Ponti and the orchestra will pay tribute to his family’s legacy in film with performances of some of Hollywood’s most memorable soundtracks, coupled with Bizet’s First Symphony.

Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz is located at 10361 W. Pico Blvd., LA 90064. For tickets and more information: (310-286-0553) or www.theatreraymondkabbaz.com.