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  • LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY ANNOUNCES 2001/2002 SEASON AT THE SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER
  • Oct. 1, 2001
  • Season Features Evenings Devoted to Works by French and
    Eastern European Composers and Osvaldo Golijov

    Performers Include Artist-In-Residence Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet &
    Baritone Nathan Gunn

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Chamber Music Society announces its 2001/2002 season at the Skirball Cultural Center’s new Ahmanson Hall. Members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic perform an eight concert series in a new performance space in West Los Angeles.

    New this year, the series will be presented at Ahmanson Hall, which was dedicated in April 2001. Ahmanson Hall is located off the 405 Freeway at the Mulholland/Skirball Center Drive exit, near the Getty Center. The address is 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, 90049. All concerts are performed on Monday nights beginning at 8:00 p.m.

    Spanning from November to May, the series presents a wide range of chamber music from various composers, nations and musical periods. Works range from Beethoven and Mozart to Shostakovich and Osvaldo Golijov, as part of larger examinations of these latter composers’ work through out the season.

    Subscriptions are currently available for the eight-concert Chamber Music Society series by calling 323/850-2000 or visiting laphil.com. Single tickets ($25) go on sale on September 30 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion box office, all Ticketmaster outlets (Robinsons-May, Tower Records, Ritmo Latino, Tu Musica, and selected Wherehouse locations), and by credit card phone order at 213/365-3500. Tickets will also available online at laphil.com. or are available at Ahmanson Hall on the day of performance, two hours prior to the concert. For further information, please call 323/850-2000.

    The series begins on Monday, November 5, with works by Villa-Lobos and On Location artist-in-residence Osvaldo Golijov, including the latter’s Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind. On November 26 another On Location artist-in-residence, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, performs pieces by Poulenc and Ravel during an evening devoted to French composers. On January 14, members of the Philharmonic begin the chamber music component of our Shostakovich Cycle, performing his first three String Quartets, as part of the first year of the 5-year cycle. An all Beethoven program is slated for February 4.

    The second half of the season begins on March 4 with various works featuring woodwind instruments. On March 25, three American composers, Samuel Barber, Charles Ives and Augusta Read Thomas, will be represented with works. The performance on Monday, April 29, part of the Philharmonic’s Mozart Festival, includes a duo and a string quartet by that composer, among other works. The season closes with a program of Eastern European music on May 13.

    Chamber Music Society concerts are presented by the Los Angeles Philharmonic in association with The Norman and Sadie Lee Foundation as a community service.

    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE:

    Monday, November 5, 2001

    Program to include:

    Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6 for Flute and Bassoon

    Golijov: Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind

    Golijov: Yiddishbuk for String Quartet

    Monday, November 26, 2001

    With artist-in-residence

    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

    Martinu: 3 Madrigals for Violin and Viola

    Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano

    Poulenc: Sextet for Piano and Winds

    Debussy: String Quartet

    Monday, January 14, 2002

    SHOSTAKOVICH CYCLE

    String Quartet No. 1 in C, Op. 49

    String Quartet No. 2 in A, Op. 68

    String Quartet No. 3 in F, Op. 73

    Monday, February 4, 2002

    All-Beethoven Program

    Sextet in E-flat for Winds, Op. 71

    Serenade for Flute, Violin, and Viola, Op. 25

    String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat, Op. 74 (‘Harp”)

    Monday, March 4, 2002

    Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op. 114

    Wolfgang: Moods in Blue for Bassoon and Piano

    Childs: Sonata for Bassoon and Piano

    Prokofiev: Quintet for Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, and Bass, Op. 39

    Monday, March 25, 2002

    Celebrating America

    With Nathan Gunn, baritone

    Barber: Summer Music, for Woodwind Quartet

    Barber: Dover Beach, for Voice and String Quartet

    Augusta Read Thomas: Piano Trio

    Ives: String Quartet No. 1

    Monday, April 29, 2002

    Mozart Festival

    Program to include:

    Duo in B-flat for Bassoon and Cello, K. 292

    String Quartet No. 22 in B-flat, K. 589

    Monday, May 13, 2002

    Dohnányi: Serenade for String Trio

    Bartók: String Quartet No. 2

    Dvorák: String Quintet in G, Op. 77

    Subscriptions are currently available for the eight-concert Chamber Music Society series by calling 323/850-2000 or visiting laphil.com. Single tickets ($25) go on sale on September 30 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion box office, all Ticketmaster outlets (Robinsons-May, Tower Records, Ritmo Latino, Tu Musica, and selected Wherehouse locations), and by credit card phone order at 213/365-3500. Tickets will also available online at laphil.com or at available at Ahmanson Hall on the day of performance, two hours prior to the concert. For further information, please call 323/850-2000.

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  • contact:

    David Barber, 213/972-3084