Next concert:Wild Water and Wonder, on February 24, 2018 — Composer Benjamin Britten takes us on an extraordinary journey with his Four Sea Interludes, from his opera Peter Grimes. Italian composer Ottorino Respighi inspires us as he vividly describes the fountains of Rome. Come with us on this wet and wonderful ride, featuring the talented winners of our young musicians competition playing Mozart, Rachmaninoff, and Shostakovich.
Competition for Young Musicians winners:
Congratulations to David Davisson (flute), Sean Lee (cello), and Joey Zhu (piano), the winners of the 2017–2018 Competition for Young Musicians. They will perform with the Symphony on February 24.
Stan Houston, owner of Mozart, Einstein & Me,
presents a violin to Denise Leddon, then president of LAS,
in June 2017.
Recent concerts: There were two concerts on December 2: a free family concert followed by an instrument petting zoo in the afternoon and Musical Heroes, the Symphony’s first formal concert of the 2017–2018 season, at night. Read the Musical Heroes program booklet (713K pdf). Heroes and Villains at the POPS was the theme of the fundraiser concert produced by the Symphony Guild on October 20. LAS accompanied the Indigo Girls at Brilliance at the Bankhead on September 9. From May 20, see the concert program booklet (580K pdf) and hear the prelude talk(94.3MB mp3).
Recent event: The Symphony Guild hosted a Twilight Tasting at Page Mill Winery on September 14, 2017, “Sipping with the Symphony”. The fundraiser featured music performed by chamber groups of LAS orchestra members.
Orchestra members: See details on the rehearsals page. (For some restricted info which was updated 12/4/17, click here.)