An Afternoon with John Walz and Friends

Piano Quartets with Robert Thies
August 8, 2018
This video is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.

We are pleased to present this full concert video featuring
LA Opera Principal Cello John Walz as he celebrates his illustrious and wide-ranging career as a soloist, chamber music performer and LA Opera Principal. This program was recorded on September 15, 2018 at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music and includes works by Rossini, Wagner, Bach, Corigliano and Gershwin. Performing with John Walz are his colleagues from the LA Opera Orchestra and special guests The Pacific Trio.

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Rossini: Duetto for Cello and Double Bass
Wagner: Feierliches Stuck (Celebration Piece), arranged for 4 cellos by Grutzmacher)
Bach: Chaconne in D minor, arranged for 4 cellos by Varga
Corigliano: Phantasmagoria on Themes from The Ghosts of Versailles
Gershwin: Suite from Porgy and Bess