TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011, AT 8 PM
Media Sponsor: Los Angeles Times
LA Phil Creative Chair John Adams leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group in a program of premieres by up-and-coming composers in the final Green Umbrella concert of the season at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Tuesday, May 24, at 8 p.m. Featured are the world premieres of three LA Phil-commissioned works – Dissolve, Oh my Heart, for solo violin by composer Missy Mazzoli, Orinoco Sketches by eclectic singer/songwriter/composer and California native Gabriel Kahane, and Try by composer Andrew Norman. Also presented is the West Coast premiere of Steven Mackey’s Four Iconoclastic Episodes, a four-movement double concerto for violin, electric guitar and string orchestra. Gabriel Kahane is vocal soloist and also doubles on guitar and keyboards in his work, violinist Jennifer Koh performs in the Mazzoli and Mackey works, and Steven Mackey plays the electric guitar in his composition.
Program to include:
Missy MAZZOLI Dissolve, Oh my Heart, for solo violin (world premiere, LAPA commission)
Gabriel KAHANE Orinoco Sketches (world premiere, LAPA commission)
Andrew NORMAN Try (world premiere, LAPA commission)
Steven MACKEY Four Iconoclastic Episodes (West Coast premiere)
An Upbeat Live pre-concert event takes place in Walt Disney Concert Hall’s BP Hall one hour prior to the concert, and is free to all ticket holders. LA Phil VP of Artistic Planning Chad Smith hosts.
LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC NEW MUSIC GROUP
JOHN ADAMS, conductor
GABRIEL KAHANE, vocals/guitar/keyboards
JENNIFER KOH, violin
STEVEN MACKEY, electric guitar
Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at 8 PM
WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL
111 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles
HOW TO PURCHASE:
Tickets ($35 - $53) are on sale now at the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office, online at LAPhil.com, or via credit card by phone at 323.850.2000. A limited number of $10 rush tickets for seniors and full time students may be available at the Walt Disney Concert Hall box office two hours prior to the performance. Valid identification is required; one ticket per person; cash only. Groups of 12 or more may be eligible for special discounts for selected concerts and seating areas. For information, please call 323.850.2000.
Sophie Jefferies, 213.972.3422, firstname.lastname@example.org; Lisa White, 213.972.3408, email@example.com