2019 Fall Music Series

SEP 20 - OCT 26

PIANO SPHERES: SUSAN SVRCEK
SEPT 20, 8PM
Piano Spheres founding member Susan Svrček returns to Boston Court with her incandescent piano artistry and technical brilliance in a program devoted solely to the most beautiful keyboard music of Mozart.

KALEIDOSCOPE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
SEP 21, 8PM
Pierrot in the Moonlight
The splendid conductor-less orchestra returns for the fall season to Boston Court with a staged performance of Arnold Schoenberg’s 20th-century masterpiece, Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21, a setting of 21 selected poems from Albert Giraud’s cycle of the same name as translated to German by Otto Erich Hartleben.

PIANO SPHERES: VICKI RAY AND PLR
SEP 28, 8PM
The Piano Trio Extraordinaire
Energizing the modern repertoire written specifically for piano, violin and cello, Vicki is joined by cellist Tim Loo and violinist Alyssa Park to create their own unique and dynamic exploration of the musical landscape that dwells in the City of Angels.

GRANT GERSHON & ELISSA JOHNSTON
SEP 29, 2PM
The L.A. Master Chorale’s illustrious conductor, Grant Gershon, teams up with radiant soprano Elissa Johnston for a rare husband and wife recital featuring the contemporary vocal repertoire of some of L.A.’s finest composers.

PIANO SPHERES: MARK ROBSON
OCT 4, 8PM
Robson has been hailed by the Los Angeles Times as a pianist with “one of the great techniques,” “an inquiring mind” and a performer capable of evoking an “exquisite engulfing pastel haze,” and he continues to impress with his multi-faceted career as a soloist, chamber musician, and teacher.

BRIGHTWORK NEW MUSIC
OCT 5, 8PM
Falling
A new music-theatre work based on the award-winning poetry of James Dickey who traced the real life experience of a flight attendant’s fall from an airplane and his transcendental journey to the ground.

THE VIANO QUARTET
OCT 6, 2PM
Classical Dreams
The Viano Quartet makes their Boston Court debut this season with a program of classical string favorites. Considered one of the Colburn School’s premiere string ensembles, they recently returned from London as one of the triumphant winners of the Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition.

SYNCHROMY
OCT 12, 8PM
Game Night
Synchromy, the L.A. composer collective, teams up with Autoduplicity for an evening of musical games and games that make music. A concert of world premieres  that includes everything from pattycake to trivia, and bouncing balls to video games.

LOS ANGELES PERCUSSION QUARTET
OCT 17, 8PM
10th Anniversary Bash
Since 2009, the GRAMMY nominated LAPQ has forged its distinct identity as a world-class contemporary chamber music ensemble dedicated to commissioning and presenting new works for percussion quartet.

ROD GILFRY IN CONCERT
OCT 18, 8PM
The highly acclaimed, world-renowned, operatic baritone comes to Boston Court for the first time with his newly conceived and never performed one man, cabaret-style show.

BRIDGE TO EVERYWHERE
OCT 19, 8PM
Music without Borders
The program explores connections found in a variety of cross-cultural musical traditions featuring works by the composer collective Code Switch (Reena Esmail, Juan Pablo Contreras, Derrick Spiva Jr.).

ALEXANDER MILLER, GUITAR
OCT 25, 8PM
To….Oblivion: Historic Landmarks Around Los Angeles
A multi-media project conceived and performed by Mr. Miller using electric guitar, sound effects and visuals to describe six seminal landmarks in the Los Angeles area that have been either indelibly altered or destroyed.

THE JOSH NELSON BAND
OCT 26, 8PM
Jazz for the Autumnal Season
Born and raised in Southern California, pianist-composer-bandleader Josh Nelson toured with legendary vocalist Natalie Cole for many years, and today he continues to elevate the world of jazz to new heights.

The 2019 Fall Music Series is sponsored by Elaine Kramer & Al Latham. 

Additional Supporters
Sandy Greenstein
Diane Henderson
Tom Jacobson & Ramone Muñoz
Eileen T’Kaye & David Bischoff
Liza Beres
Bill Kennedy
Robert Leventer & Jenna Blaustein
Sarah Lyding
Michael Welsh

Additional generous support provided by the City of Pasadena, the Colburn Foundation, the Peter Glenville Foundation and Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts.


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