An Escape From the Pit With Virtuosity and Levity

James Conlon Tells a Tale of Two Émigrés
July 31, 2019

GRAMMY awarded musicians of the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra join as Pittance Chamber Music, along with special guest artists, and voices from the Los Angeles Opera Chorus and the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artists Program. Together, they bring extraordinary artistry on stage through small ensemble performances at a handful of intimate venues in Los Angeles and Pasadena.

Kurt Weill’s Frauentanz-Seven Poems from the Middle Ages, Op. 10 and Paul Shoenfield’s Café Music comprised the first half of the 2018 Showcase Concert. The untypical, not over worn music selections provided a great start for attendees. Listeners radiated with buoyancy at intermission in the tree filled courtyard of the Conservatory. Then Barrett Hall filled again for the second half with an alert air of anticipation… read more