LACO Performs Works by Mozart and Dvorak on Westside Chamber Series

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Thursday, February 24, 2022, 7:30 pm, at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica

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(Los Angeles, CA, February 10, 2022) Los Angeles Chamber Orchestras Westside Chamber Series showcases two exceptional chamber works, Mozarts playful Divertimento for String Trio, considered among his finest chamber works, and Dvoks majestic Serenade for Winds, Op. 44, referencing folk and traditional Czech music, on Thursday, February 24, 2022, 7:30 pm, at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. Featured artists include Tereza Stanislav, violin; Robert Brophy, viola; Armen Ksajikian Trevor Handy, cello; and Geoffrey Osika, bass; Claire Brazeau and Adrienne Malley, oboe; Joshua Ranz and Chris Stoutenborough, clarinet; Damian Montano and Judith Farmer, bassoon; and Michael Thornton, Kristy McArthur Morrell and Julia Pilant, horn.

LACO recognizes the generous support of the Colburn Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Steinway is the official piano of Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. The Orchestra also receives public funding via grants from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Tickets are $58 and may be purchased online at or by calling LACO at 213 622 7001 x1. Discounted tickets are also available by phone for seniors 65 years of age and older and for students.

LACO is committed to the health and safety of its patrons, artists and staff and will require proof of full vaccination for everyone attending in-person LACO events. Social distancing will be implemented and, under current Los Angeles County guidelines, masks will be required indoors at all times. Audience members are encouraged to wear face masks with at least two layers, such as a KN95 or surgical mask. LACO will continue to exceed state and local guidelines, recommendations and requirements for indoor activities. For the most current information on LACOs COVID safety protocols, visit

LACOs vaccine requirement for all eligible audience members includes a COVID-19 booster obtained no later than the date of performance.

Eligibility for the COVID-19 booster is as follows: for all Moderna recipients and Pfizer recipients ages 12+, boosters are eligible five months after their second vaccine dose. Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients are eligible for a booster dose two months after their initial vaccine

LOS ANGELES CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (LACO) ranks among the worlds top musical ensembles. Beloved by audiences and praised by critics, the Orchestra is a preeminent interpreter of historical masterworks and, with eight ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming, a champion of contemporary composers. Headquartered in the heart of the country’s cultural capital, LACO has been proclaimed Americas finest chamber orchestra (Public Radio International), LAs most unintimidating chamber music experience (Los Angeles magazine), resplendent (Los Angeles Times), and one of the world’s great chamber orchestras"(KUSC Classical FM). Performing throughout greater Los Angeles, the Orchestra has made 32 recordings, including, most recently, a 2019 BIS Records release of works for violin and chamber orchestra that features Concertmaster Margaret Batjer and the world premiere recording of Pierre Jalberts Violin Concerto (a LACO co-commission).

In 2020, due to the global pandemic, LACO pivoted from presenting live performances to producing the groundbreaking CLOSE QUARTERS interdisciplinary digital series melding musical and visual arts, which has garnered more than 1.9 million views across social media platforms since its debut in November 2020. The digitally native programs, created specifically for streaming and applauded as musically and artistically compelling (Los Angeles Times) have redefined how classical music can be presented in the 21st century (Cultural Attach). LACO, with offices located in downtown Los Angeles, has toured Europe, South America and Japan, and performed across North America.

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Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Westside Chamber Music Series: Mozart + Dvok
Tereza Stanislav, violin

Robert Brophy, viola

Armen Ksajikian, celloTrevor Handy, cello

Geoffrey Osika, bass

Claire Brazeau, oboe

Adrienne Malley, oboe

Joshua Ranz, clarinet

Chris Stoutenborough, clarinet

Damian Montano, bassoon

Judith Farmer, bassoon

Michael Thornton, horn

Kristy McArthur Morrell, horn

Julia Pilant, horn


Thursday, February 24, 2022, 7:30 pm,

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401


MOZART Divertimento for String Trio in E-flat Major

DVOK Serenade for Winds, Op. 44

Tickets are $58. Discounted tickets are also available by phone for seniors 65 years of age and older and for students. For tickets and information about the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, please call 213 622 7001, or visit

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Artists, date, time, location and program subject to change.

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