Bassist BRIAN JOHNSON joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic in November 2013, at the invitation of Music Director Gustavo Dudamel. Prior to joining the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Brian was a member of the Oregon Symphony from 2011-2013 and the Kansas City Symphony from 2010-2011.
Hailed for his “powerful and eloquent” playing (The New York Times) and as “a brilliant performer – a gifted musical presence with a high sense of pianistic fantasy” (Salzburger Nachrichten), JOHN BLACKLOW has been presented in venues such as Alice Tully Hall and Merkin Hall in New York, Wigmore Hall in London, the Musikverein in Vienna, the Royal Conservatoire in Brussels, the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series in Chicago, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. In 2009, EDI Records released a solo piano CD Prism, featuring works by Berg, J.S.
Across an astounding fully rounded career in which she has sung all styles of music – as a leader and as a support singer, and with literally the greatest artists of all-time – MERRY CLAYTON is thriving living vocal royalty beyond compare.
Patriotic music, special guest stars, and a fabulous fireworks display make our annual celebration a don’t-miss affair.
Tickets for children 12 and under are half-price!