Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents Inspired Beginnings at UCLA's Royce Hall
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The last date listed for Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: Inspired Beginnings was Sunday December 9, 2007 / 7:00pm.
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Actress, dancer and choreographer Debbie Allen's fun, fresh spin on The Nutcracker returns to Royce Hall for the holidays. The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker gives the seasonal favorite a rich new cultural context and updated characters, and features a lively contemporary score with original songs from multiple-Grammy-winner Mariah Carey and others. After young Kara receives a nutcracker filled with hot chocolate, she falls asleep and journeys to enchanted lands, including Candy Cane Lane, Egypt, the Rainforest, Jazzland, Russia and the Land of the Kimono Dolls. Little ones will have no trouble following along thanks to the narration by three wisecracking mice: Harvey, Schmink and Buckey. Allen herself appears in this fun holiday musical adventure. Learn More
Mozart: Symphony No. 33 in B-flat major
Mozart: Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major
Brahms/Swensen: Sinfonia in B (original 1854 version of Trio, Op. 8)
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Joseph Swensen, conductor
Kenneth Munday, bassoon
Recapture the exuberance of youth with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: Mozart composed his Symphony No. 33 at the age of 24 and the charming Bassoon Concerto when he was just 18! Kenneth Munday, principal bassoonist for the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, will perform this concerto. Joseph Swensen will guest conduct Sinfonia in B, his arrangement for chamber orchestra of the Brahms Piano Trio. Swensen notes that his orchestration reflects the romantic and surprisingly radical mentality of 21-year-old original composer Brahms.
Arrive early for a concert prelude one hour before the concert to hear the stories behind the music with guest conductor Joseph Swensen.
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.