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  • The Los Angeles Philharmonic Performs Two Free Neighborhood Concerts With Conductor and Dudamel Fellow Diego Matheuz
  • Feb. 3, 2010
  • Diego Matheuz is one of four Dudamel Fellows hand-selected to participate in the 2009/10 Dudamel Fellowship Program

    Soprano Danielle Walker Performs Two Mozart Opera Arias

    WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2010, AT 7:30 PM (Wilshire United Methodist Church); WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2010, AT 7:30 PM (Luckman Fine Arts Complex)

    Leadership support for the LA Phil's Education and Community Programs is provided by the Amgen Foundation, the Annenberg Foundation, Fidelity Investments, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts, Rose Hills Foundation, Target, and Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic begins its 2009/10 Neighborhood Concert series with two free performances. Conductor and Dudamel Fellow Diego Matheuz will lead the orchestra on Wednesday, February 3, 2010, at the Wilshire United Methodist Church, and Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex. For both concerts, the Los Angeles Philharmonic will perform Mozart’s Overture to The Marriage of Figaro and two opera arias - Mozart’s “Dove sono” from Marriage of Figaro and “Or sai chi l’onore” from Don Giovanni -  featuring soprano Danielle Walker. The program will conclude with Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4, “Italian.”

    Diego Matheuz is a hand-selected participant of the Dudamel Fellowship Program, which provides each fellow the opportunity to develop his craft and enrich his musical experience through personal mentorship and participation in the LA Phil’s orchestral and education programs.

    Tickets are free for both concerts. Reservations are strongly suggested and can be made by calling the Wilshire United Methodist Church at 818-845-4048 (Feb. 3 concert only) or the Luckman Fine Arts Complex at 323-343-6600 (Feb. 10 concert only). Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s neighborhood concerts in the community include free orchestra, chamber music and jazz concerts in churches, community centers and other local venues around Southern California.  The Los Angeles Philharmonic has been presenting free neighborhood concerts for the past 18 years, as part of the organization’s dedication to making music accessible to the widest possible audience.

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, under the vibrant leadership of Gustavo Dudamel, presents the finest in orchestral and chamber music, recitals, new music, jazz, world music and holiday concerts at two of the most remarkable locations anywhere to experience music – Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl. In addition to a 30-week winter subscription season at Walt Disney Concert Hall, the LA Phil presents a 12-week summer festival at the legendary Hollywood Bowl, summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and home of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. In fulfilling its commitment to the community, the Association’s involvement with Los Angeles extends to educational concerts, children's programming and community concerts, ever seeking to provide inspiration and delight to the broadest possible audience.

    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE:

    WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2010, AT 7:30 PM


    Wilshire United Methodist Church

    4350 Wilshire Blvd (located 3 blocks west of Crenshaw)

     

    WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2010, AT 7:30 PM

    Luckman Fine Arts Complex

    5151 State University Drive

    Los Angeles, CA 90032

     

    THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC

     

    Diego Matheuz, conductor

    Danielle Walker, soprano

     

    MOZART                  Marriage of Figaro Overture

    MOZART                  "Dove sono"   (Marriage of Figaro)

    "Or sai chi l'onore" (Don Giovanni)

    MENDELSSOHN      Symphony No 4 'Italian'

    Admission is free. Ticket requests are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are strongly suggested and can be made by calling the Wilshire United Methodist Church at 818-845-4048 (Feb. 3 concert only) or the Luckman Fine Arts Complex at 323-343-6600 (Feb. 10 concert only). Los Angeles Philharmonic information is available by calling 323.850.2000 or visiting the website at LAPhil.com.

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    Sophie Jefferies, sjefferies@laphil.org, 213.972.3034; Lisa Bellamore, lbellamore@laphil.org, 213.972.3689; For photos: 213.972.3034