Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Family Concert Subscriptions
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All offers for LACO Family Concert Subscriptions have expired.
The last date listed for LACO Family Concert Subscriptions was Sunday January 29, 2006 / 2pm - LACO Family Concert Subscription (3 Shows).
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Legendary filmmaker Robert Altman directs an all-star ensemble cast -- including Lily Tomlin, Meryl Streep, Lindsay Lohan, Kevin Kline, Tommy Lee Jones and Woody Harrelson -- in this acclaimed cinematic adaptation of one of public radio's most beloved and longest running hit shows, Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion. A selection of Altman family home movies will be shown prior to the movie screening, along with insightful commentary by an Altman family member. And, as a special treat, a surprise guest cast member and moderator will take to the Alex Theatre stage for a live Q&A before the screening. Learn More
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A subscription to the Family Concert Series includes a ticket to each of the following concerts. All concerts start at 2pm, with pre-concert activities at 1pm. When you attend the first concert, you will pick up your tickets to all three concerts in the series. The concerts are one-hour long, so that younger children can enjoy them. They are recommended for ages 5 and up.
Pre-concert activities include crafts, interactive workshops, and an “instrument petting zoo,” where kids get the chance to try out real intstruments. After each concert, there is an opportunity for children to ask questions.
Sunday, January 29, 2006
*Birthday Jazz for Mozart
*Mozart loved musical innovation and improvising at the piano. Celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth with two talented pianists. Jeffrey Kahane and his son Gabriel, a 20-something-year-old singer/songwriter and composer, team up for a 4-hand Mozart sonata and a toe-tapping jazz improvisation. You’ll also hear the beautiful wind composition featured in the Oscar-winning movie Amadeus.
Jeffrey Kahane: conductor & piano
Gabriel Kahane: piano
Mozart: Gran Partita (excerpts)
Mozart: Sonata for Piano Four-Hands
plus: Jazz Piano Improvisation
*Sunday, March 26, 2006
*Turn the kids on to the classics with a program that is fresh, delightful and fun. Composer/educator Randall Fleischer and comedian Heidi Joyce will put a smile on every face with the Galop often used by circuses, the rollicking music of the French wit Ibert, and the overture to Rossini’s comic opera. And listen for the surprise – Haydn is famous for including jokes in his music.
Randall Fleischer: conductor
Heidi Joyce: narrator
Kabalevsky: Comedian’s Galop
Haydn: Symphony No. 94 (“Surprise”), Second Movement
Rossini: Overture to La Scala di Seta (The Silken Ladder)
*Sunday, April 30, 2006
An American Journey
*Follow an expedition to the Southwest in the 1840s. Courtesy of the Autry National Center, our concert intersperses Copland’s famous score with stories inspired by the experiences of Catherine McDonald, the young Native American daughter of a fur trader. You’ll recognize the tune of the American folk song, Simple Gifts.
Randall Fleischer: conductor
Tonantzin Carmelo: narrator
Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite (excerpts from original version)
About the Ticket Supplier: Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
The members of LACO are among the very best musicians in Los Angeles. Most play in film studios, teach and/or perform as soloists with orchestras and chamber ensembles all over the world.