Barak Ballet, found in 2013 by artistic director, choreographer and former New York City Ballet dancer Melissa Barak, is a Los Angeles based ballet company dedicated to envisioning, developing, and performing contemporary dance for the modern age. In just three short years the company has presented seven world premieres and has staged over fifteen ballets, all to critical acclaim.
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 2016/17 season, plus vibrant visuals and a lively Q&A.