Enhance your listening and appreciation of classical music through Music 101. These music appreciation courses are designed for all LA Phil audiences, from those who know very little about classical music and its history, to those who are more familiar. Choose one or both classes, each of which explores a variety of topics illustrated with musical examples from the LA Phil 2015/16 season, plus vibrant visuals and a lively Q&A.
American soprano Deanna Breiwick, hailed by critics for her "sweet sound and floating high notes" and for being a "vocal trapeze artist" (NY Times), is enjoying an exciting and diverse career. Ms. Breiwick is a 2011 Metropolitan Opera National Council Grand Finalist, a 2012 Grand Prize Winner of the Sullivan Foundation Vocal Competition, and a First Prize Winner of the Gerda Lissner Foundation International Vocal Competition.
Christian Slater has had an impressive career that spans the worlds of film, television and stage.
This summer, Slater will star in USA Network’s “Mr. Robot.” The drama follows an underground hacking organization that intends to bring down Corporate America. The cast includes Rami Malek, Martin Wallstrom and Carly Chaikin. The pilot premiered at the 2015 South by Southwest festival and received the SXSW 2015 Episodic Audience Award.
As winners of the LA Phil’s National Composers Intensive, ten exceptional collegiate composers from around the country have written works for wild Up. Under the direction of Founder and Artistic Director Chris Rountree, wild Up will present a program featuring four World Premieres from Intensive attendees and LA Phil Composer Fellows, alongside works from established American composers.