Classical Music News for January/February 2003:


The January/February attractions at Los Angeles Philharmonic include:

Conductor Zubin Mehta and violinist Sayaka Shoji performing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor and Bruckner's Seventh Symphony (Jan 9-11)

Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor; Carolyn Hove, English horn, performing works by Wagner, Kraft and Schumann (Jan. 16-19)

Mexican composer Gabriela Ortiz premiering a new work, Altar de Piedra, directed by Salonen, who will also lead LA Phil's version of Aaron Copland's El Salon Mexico. The orchestra's percussion section is featured. (Jan 23-26).

Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 26, Brahms' Symphony No. 4 and the US premiere of Colla's Le Rovine di Palmira, conducted by Roberto Abbado, with Gianluca Cascioli at the piano. (Jan 31, Feb 1 & 2)

Strauss, Beethoven and Dvorak's most romantic pieces will be explored by conductor Andrew Davis and violinist Martin Chalifour (Feb 15-19), followed by TO INFINITY AND BEYOND, a musical journey into space by Turnage (Your Rockaby, a US premiere) and Holst (The Planets). Andrew Davis will lead the USC Oriana Choir (Feb 21-23).

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