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This week’s Top Pick: A peek into the Orchestra Pit

This week’s Cultural Cocktail recipe double includes: a double shot of Mozart, a chaser of Chausson, and a dose of Dohnanyi

PITTANCE CHAMBER MUSIC

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First concert of their 2016/17 inaugural season

Sunday, October 9th  3 p.m.

Featuring: Members of the L.A. Opera Orchestra: Roberto Cani, Violin;  Jessica Guideri, Violin Ana Landauer, Violin;  Yi Zhou, Viola; John Walz, Cello; Rowena Hammill, Cello; Stuart Clark, Clarinet;  Steven Becknell, French Horn; Domingo Colburn Stein Young Artist Summer Hassan, Soprano; Paul Floyd, Piano

MOZART: Clarinet Quintet; MOZART: aria “L’amero saro costante;” CHAUSSON: Chanson Perpetuellel DOHNANYI: Sextet Op. 37

Eva and Marc Stern Grand Hall. Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
135 North Grand Avenue, LA, CA 90012

For more information on tickets, please visit: http://pittancechambermusic.org

Photo Credit: Brenden-John Photography

From the Pittance Chamber Music Website:

“A Pittance/ Denizens of underworld/A cavern for a stage/Invisible to all but those Who peer into the cage/ And point and stare and wonder how/We fell into the trap/Of playing in an opera pit/Until they start to clap.

For then they rise for diva’s bow/ To see us there below. And now the truth is obvious/ Without us there’s no show/ Compared to grossest salaries/ A pittance is our fee/ But pit is where we make great art/ Where inspiration’s free.

–Rowena Hammill”

Posted by on September 30th, 2016

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