you’re_invited:_LACO à la carte @ Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

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elegant musical salons & international cuisine in stately private residences

Tickets begin at $275. For reservations, please call 213 622 7001 x 3.

Mahnaz Newman, chair

generously sponsored by
Ann Mulally, Mahnaz & David Newman, Ned & Dana Newman, Gene Shutler and East West Bank

Proceeds benefit the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. A portion of each ticket is tax deductible. LACO thanks the Consuls General of Finland, Australia, France, Germany and Austria for graciously hosting these events.

Juho Pohjonen piano
Juho Pohjonen piano

finland à la carte

thu sep 18 @ 7 pm

in the Bel Air residence of
The Honorable Juha Markkanen, Consul General of Finland, and Mrs. Tuula Markkanen

Juho Pohjonen, piano

GRIEG: Ballade
SIBELIUS: Finlandia

Experience an intimate recital of sublime solo piano works with LACO guest artistJuho Pohjonen. This Finnish pianist “boasts a dazzling keyboard technique and, even more impressively, a broad and varied textural palette that allows him to shade his performances with great subtly” (San Francisco Chronicle).

Meet this award-winning pianist, who will be featured in Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Egyptian” on September 20 & 21.

Finnish Executive Chef Sirpa Welch is looking forward to representing her country and it’s culture through cooking authentic Finnish cuisine and preparing specialty mixed drinks for the evening. Having gained an appreciation for traditional Finnish food from her mother and grandmother, Sirpa has been cooking her whole life and has been sharing her passion for food with guests at the Finnish Consulate for over 15 years.

Get to know more about Sirpa or learn more about Finnish cuisine.

$275 per person.

Wade Culbreath principal percussion
Wade Culbreath principal percussion
australia à la carte
sat sep 27 @ 7 pm

in the Brentwood residence of
The Honorable Karen Lanyon, Consul General of Australia, and Mr. Craig Mills

Wade Culbreath, leader & percussion
Ken McGrath, percussion

PAUL SMADBECK: Rhythm Song
STEVE REICH: Nagoya Marimbas
Selections from
BARTÓK: Mikrokosmos
CHICK COREA: Children’s Songs

Savor authentic fare and libations from the land down under and enjoy stimulating conversation under the stars at this chic Brentwood residence. The evening features marimba duos led by principal percussion Wade Culbreath in a riveting musical program of works by Bartók, Chick Corea and more.

Never heard a marimba up close and personal? Watch Wade’s performance ofBye Bye featuring both the marimba and xylophone.

$275 per person.

Josefina Vergara principal second violin
Josefina Vergara principal second violin
france à la carte
thu oct 9 @ 7 pm

in the Beverly Hills residence of
Axel Cruau, Consul General of France, and Mrs. Dourène Cruau

Josefina Vergara, leader & violin
David Shostac, flute
Patricia Mabee, harpsichord

Baroque chamber music selections

Join us for this magnifique soirée led by principal second violin Josefina Vergarain an all-Baroque program featuring principals David Shostac (flute) andPatricia Mabee (harpsichord). Following the performance, sample authentic cuisine française and fine wine to conclude this fantastique evening.

$275 per person.


music crosses all barriers

Please join the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra for these premium events underscoring music’s vital role in promoting freedom, unity and hope.

Andrew Shulman principal cello
Andrew Shulman principal cello
germany à la carte
sat oct 25 @ 7 pm

in the Hancock Park residence of
The Honorable Bernd Fischer, Consul General of Germany, and Mrs. Jutta Fischer

Carrie Kennedy & Joel Pargman, violins
Roland Kato & Victoria Miskolczy, violas
Andrew Shulman & Trevor Handy, cellos
Peter Lloyd, bass

R. STRAUSS: Metamorphosen

In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the momentous events that ushered in a new era for Europe and the world, please join us for Richard Strauss’s epic Metamorphosen led by principal cello Andrew Shulman. This profound musical elegy features seven virtuosic string players who will bring a rarely performed masterpiece to life.

Get a sneak peak of this monumental chamber music work.

$300 per person.

Richard Todd principal horn
Richard Todd principal horn
austria à la carte
fri nov 7 @ 7 pm

in the Brentwood residence of
The Honorable Ulrike Ritzinger, Consul General of Austria

Richard Todd, leader & horn
Allan Vogel, oboe
additional artist to be announced

HAYDN: Divertimento for Corno da caccia, Violin and Cello
ERNST TOCH: Divertimento for Violin and Viola
HANNS EISLER: Prélude et fugue sur B.A.C.H for Violin, Viola and Cello
MOZART: Oboe Quartet in F major, K. 370/368b

Celebrate with principal horn Richard Todd, who marks his 35th anniversary with the Orchestra this season. Embrace Austria’s rich musical heritage in an unparalleled program of elegant music which exemplifies the Viennese classical style and beyond. After rousing works by Haydn and Austrian 20th-century composers Ernst Toch and Hanns Eisler, the evening concludes with Mozart’s Oboe Quartet featuring principal oboe Allan Vogel.

$300 per person.


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premium
à la carte
event tickets at $300

  • germany | sat oct 25
  • austria | fri nov 7

à la carte event tickets at $275

  • finland | thu sep 18
  • australia | sat sep 27
  • france | thu oct 9

chef’s table trios at $750
Each chef’s table trio includes one ticket to three à la carte events of your choice.

For reservations, please call 213 622 7001 x 3.

Attire: typically business or cocktail attire.
Proceeds benefit LACO artistic and educational programming. Reservations are limited. $100 per ticket is not tax deductible.

Mahnaz Newman, chair
Rachel Fine, executive director

laco.org/events

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