Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents Holiday Hijinks!
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The last date listed for Holiday Hijinks! was Sunday December 14, 2003 / 7:00pm.
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An all-star lineup -- including David Byrne, Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip), Pat Mahoney (LCD Soundsystem), Kele Okereke (Bloc Party), Money Mark, Joshua Redman, Sinkane and the legendary Lijadu Sisters of Nigeria in their first live performance in 30 years -- takes the stage at the Greek to perform the futuristic, synth-heavy electronic music of elusive Nigerian artist William Onyeabor. The evening begins with a DJ set by special guest Wooden Wisdom (Elijah Wood & Zach Cowie). Onyeabor self-released eight nearly impossible-to-find albums between 1978 and 1985 in Nigeria, but after becoming a born-again Christian turned his back on his work and refused to speak about it for nearly three decades. Last year, after a five-year odyssey to track down Onyeabor and secure his permission to release his music, the Luaka Bop label issued World Psychedelic Classics 5: Who Is William Onyeabor? The album was named one of Time magazine's top ten albums of the year and Pitchfork's Best Reissue of the Year 2013. Even now, after the album's enormous success, the artist's life story remains a mystery -- and he seems content to keep it that way. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
Come dressed for the fun — the first 20 Elvis impersonators attending each performance will receive a free goodie bag
!Read program notes for the show.
The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra presents an evening of great classical music — American-style.
The rags of Scott Joplin and James Reese Europe, and Michael Daugherty’s tongue-in-cheek look at American pop culture will set your toes tapping.
Golijov takes his inspiration from Yiddish lullabies, and jazz elements permeate the Stravinsky and the Ravel — the piano concerto also beloved for its achingly beautiful slow movement.
And watch for the side-splitting holiday surprise!
Jeffrey Kahane: conductor & piano
Kenneth Munday: bassoon
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.