LA Chamber Orchestra at the Alex Theatre: Mozart's Festive & Witty Concertos
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Celebrate the grittiness and style of film noir at a beautiful 1925 movie palace -- the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale -- with a double dose of films featuring car chases and gun-toting dames aplenty. In Gun Crazy, a man becomes obsessed with a sharpshooting femme fatale, leading them both down a dark road of armed robbery, car theft and murder. This essential film noir was filmed on location in Los Angeles, including a bank robbery scene shot in nearby Montrose. The Lineup, set in 1958 San Francisco, stars Eli Wallach as the maniacal leader of a gang in mad pursuit of a group of innocent tourists who've had heroin stashed in their luggage. The Lineup was directed by Don Siegel, who would go on to direct such high-profile films as Dirty Harry. Learn More
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor & piano
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 13 in C major, K. 415
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 19 in F major, K. 459
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 26 in D major, K. 537, “Coronation”
Celebrate the beauty and pathos of Mozart genius. Concerto No. 13, which was premiered in 1783 at his own subscription series in Vienna, features festive trumpets and kettledrums, heralding Mozart’s roguish wit. He performed No. 19 and No. 26 during the 1790 coronation festivities for Emperor Leopold II in Frankfurt. With its bold orchestration for the wind instruments, the former beautifully displays the talent of LACO’s wind virtuosos; the latter, although nicknamed “Coronation,” was written in 1788 – the year the impoverished Amadé and Constanze moved to the outskirts of Vienna.
Before the concert:
Join us for Concert Preludes with Robert Winter, and hear the stories behind the music. One hour before curtain; free to all ticket holders.
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.