Nina SHEKHAR: New Commission (world premiere)
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491
- SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944, "The Great"
Pre-concert lecture at 7pm by KUSC's Brian Lauritzen
Grammy-nominated pianist Gabriela Montero joins “A shining feature in L.A.'s cultural landscape” (Los Angeles Times), the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, for a mesmerizing performance.
Beloved by audiences and praised by critics, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is a preeminent interpreter of historical masterworks as well as a champion of contemporary composers. Headquartered in the heart of the country’s cultural capital and fondly known to Angelenos as LACO, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra has been proclaimed “America’s finest chamber orchestra” (Public Radio International), “LA’s most unintimidating chamber music experience” (Los Angeles Magazine), “resplendent” (Los Angeles Times), and “one of the world’s great chamber orchestras” (KUSC Classical FM).
Pianist Gabriela Montero’s visionary musical interpretations and mesmerizing stage presence have garnered her critical acclaim and a devoted following on the world stage. The New York Times praises, “Montero’s playing had everything: crackling rhythmic brio, subtle shadings, steely power…soulful lyricism…[and] unsentimental expressivity.”
One of the world’s great chamber orchestrasKUSC Classical FM
Sponsored by the Henry T. and Elizabeth Segerstrom Foundation
Additional support from the Segerstrom Foundation